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"The Forgotten Collective Generation" Gets the Shaft

Debi34 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:14 AM
My husband and I were both born just after the Baby Boom, 1965. We are too young to be boomers but too old to be Generation Xers. We've often talked that we've always lived in the shadow of the Boomers and that that generation has really screwed things up for us!
Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 11:05 PM
It wasn't just the boomer -- it was also the so-called "greatest generation" They were the greatest generation of leeches ever. THEY started all these programs and they got the politicians to keep boosting their benefits. They are as much or more to blame as the boomers.
not in use Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 10:11 PM
There is a lot of anger out there just waiting for the incident to crystallize it into action...

Regardless of how the so-called "fiscal cliff" ends, one thing is clear: The combined group of Americans whose age comprises either the last few years of the "baby boom," which is said to have ended in 1963, and most of the so-called "Generation X," which followed and ended in 1984, will collectively get the worst end of a deal that, as a whole, they do not want -- when and if ever Congress and the president quit playing their games of alternative threats and capitulation.

That particular "Forgotten Collective Generation" should be mad as hell -- particularly those between...