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Nothing New: Gen X in a Retirement Bind

June 2, 2013

Yesterday I read an article from ABC News, saying that the Great Recession’s impact on Generation X’s pocket book will impact the rest of their lives, particularly in their retirement years, in a negative way. The Boomers will suck the system dry due to their sheer numbers, and the Millennials will shape a new system [...]

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What’s a Slacker to Do?

August 13, 2011

Every generation has some positive and negative characteristics they’re known for.  In my case, Gen Xers may be street savvy, pragmatic and shrewd (all useful social survival skills), but we can be a bunch of disinterested slackers too. Why not?  Our formative years in the ’70s and ’80s where those where childhood was an ideal, [...]

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A Back-Handed Gen X Compliment

October 28, 2010

Is there any other kind?  As a proud member of Generation X, it was neat to read this in Christopher Orlet’s article on the American Spectator blog today: My generation — Generation X — may not have lived through the Great Depression, defeated communism and fascism, and made America the greatest nation on earth, but [...]

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Millennials Yawn While Nation Slips

August 13, 2010

Here’s an article by Nicole Russell writing for the American Spectator that smacks Millennial’s* political apathy around a bit.  An under-30 crowd being more interested in trendy fluff than substantive issues that affect them is hardly news, but I love picking on Millennials, especially since they were all sorts of “hopey changey” in the 2008 [...]

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Movie Review — Generation Zero

April 21, 2010

The good people at Citizens United put together a documentary which tries to explain how we got into this financial mess.  They called the film Generation Zero.  Back in February I wrote a preview based on what I knew at the time. Well, here is the promised review: I liked it (and so will you), [...]

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