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Old March 16th, 2010, 04:18 AM   #1
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is it just me? or is anyone else fed up with the elders of our country kind of messing the country up? Let me explain:

Does it not seem odd that we have so many politicians and CEO's and other business leaders that continue to work past what is/was considered the normal age of retirement? Dingell,Levin's,Patterson,as politicians;Ceo's of Home Depot,General Electric, CBS; hell,look around where you work and see if this isn't true there. Too many people above age 60 still working because they "can't afford to retire"?

Is it that they can't afford to retire or they want to make more money?Is it "greed"? How much money do these people need? Many of them have more money than they could possibly spend or truly need.

Did they not take advantage of the good times to put a little away for their golden years? I know times are hard now, but in a career we all have had some drastic ups and downs financially. And the majority of us are not sitting on "mattresses stuffed with cash or War Chests of Money".

I also believe that if you reach your senior years, yes, though you may have experience, you lack the ability to stay in touch with reality--does your grandparents really understand the needs of this century's teens, or the needs of anyone under 40? Not really-lest the few that actually communicate and interact with their underlings. Do these politicians even know what the Majority of americans are facing? Hell no, they don't have to worry about mortgages, Health Care costs, or even the cost of bread and milk...



It just upsets me that there are so few decent jobs these days and simply if many of the AARP aged persons had actually laid out a better plan for retirement at an appropriate age there would be an abundance of excellent opportunities for so many americans that are hurting in todays economy.
Go buy your RV- and travel the country like you are supposed to do. PLay golf. Go visit your relatives and tell the same boring stories over and over. Go square dancing and all of the things that you always wanted to do--afterall you don't have to go to work--YOU ARE RETIRED!

Let's let the 30 and 40 year old's make some of the decisions--they are closer to being in touch than you oldsters.Hell they may actually get some of today's problems solved with up to date solutions!


END OF RANT----Sorry it just seems like everyone is too politically correct to point such idiocracies out.


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Old March 16th, 2010, 04:33 AM   #2
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its 5:30 in the morning, and you are ranting about old people.








how many adderall did you take?
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Old March 16th, 2010, 04:34 AM   #3
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None.

Been up all night with angina----btw I'm only 47. And retired.

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Old March 16th, 2010, 05:00 AM   #4
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Old March 16th, 2010, 05:31 AM   #6
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47 and retired???? You don't work at all??? Please do tell... This is easy, people in that age group banked on the fact that social security would be all they need... Surprise.... It doesn't even come close... Also the older you get the harder it is to get a job... That may not be the case for the Politicians or CEO's but I think it's true for the rest of the work force.. I’m close to your age and early in life I didn’t/couldn’t plan for retirement as well as I wanted to… Now I max my contributions and plan to retire as soon as possible. One last thing, society doesn’t want anyone to retire, they want people working well into their 60’s hell even their 70’s. I will not be one of those people, I already have my RV and travel as much as possible as I will retire as soon as possible…
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Old March 16th, 2010, 05:45 AM   #7
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screw RVs they suck. I like Motels! I have yet to see a RV with a pool and hot tub. on the flip side unless you live in your RV there is no cost savings vs. motels.
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screw RVs they suck. I like Motels! I have yet to see a RV with a pool and hot tub. on the flip side unless you live in your RV there is no cost savings vs. motels.
well you cant take motels with you
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I'll be working forever. I never worked anywhere where they handed me a pension.
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Respect your elders!
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btw I'm only 47. And retired.
Then why the hell are you whining about no jobs?

And Politicians don't really count in the working world, they do nothing.
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Old March 16th, 2010, 07:49 AM   #12
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uhm
If the 30-40 year olds want the job........take it.
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Does your wife know that you have been up all night getting rowdy with Angelina or whatever you said her name was
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Old March 16th, 2010, 07:53 AM   #14
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I plan on working as long as I can. If I feel like being a contributing member of society when I'm older, nobody will stop me.
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Please if you are over 70 do not move to FL
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I hate Florida. Only thing there is newlyweds and nearlydeads.
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I am neither. Well, I might be nearly dead, I don't know.
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I am neither. Well, I might be nearly dead, I don't know.
Don't get drunk and try to wrestle a Burmese Python should you come across one and you will be fine.
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