"Take a bath and get a job"
Once again Newt has missed the point, first...
There are no jobs,because the machines that run the companies figured out they could replace a third of them with robots and outsource all the menial work to third world countries, saving a few dollars so they can compete with or for Walmart.
Secondly Small business in America has been decimated buy soulless corporations and store chains.
Thirdly the occupation of public areas, aka camping is a realization for more Americans everyday.
Americans are currently losing their homes at a astonishing rate of 250,000 homes per month, if this rate continues, all of America will be homeless in five - six years. Now a man who wants to be president just says "take a bath".
Everybody knows that our youth are upset and so many are living in tent cities. Why?
They feel they have been deceived and lied to by their parents, the schools, and the Government. Quite frankly they are right.
The lies begin in early childhood Santa Claus, the Easter bunny, the Tooth fairy, and Doctors who say don't worry this won't hurt. Then the lies get bigger, sex is dangerous, drugs are bad but alcohol and cigarettes are okay because they are legal. The lies go on and on, you have to go to college, hard work will make you rich, There is a job at the end of the road, anyone can be president.
At the same time are children are being taught that you can not get in real trouble until your an adult. Smarter kids are more adventuresome, if follows they would be more likely to try cigarettes, alcohol, even pot. Then when they enjoy that first drink or first joint or first time in the sack they question and re-examine everything...
Where do they find answers?
We have the government and schools telling you just say no, while movies, music celebrate the drug culture. Then we have older brothers and sisters, as well as mothers and fathers, each generation accepting "their" drugs of choice, whether it be chocolate, pot, alcohol, LSD or Big Macs... Where the root of it all comes from is culture. It is the world in which we live in as well, as how we portray it, with lies and half truths, that is what makes us the way we are!
In a world where children sue their parents for money, for freedom, for emotional distress. Kids are having their parents arrested for assault when spanked, unlawful in imprisonment for being grounded, false arrest for being forced home. Kids are taught at the same time to think for themselves and our society tells our children they can do and get away with anything until they have been declared adults. If they do actually manage to get into trouble the parents, who are not allowed to punish their children are forced to pay for fines, counselors, and other government mandated or court ordered treatments. The problem with our youth is that government interference in family, culture, and moral values.
So these free thinking individuals, go on and experiment with drugs alcohol and tobacco. When it does't hurt them they assume everything they were ever told was a lie. This gives them the opportunity to disprove all those lies. Everybody goes through a rebellious stage at some point in their teenage years. It is different for each person.
I am sure that if you think back, there was that one thing that your parents or teachers, or government did to you that you thought was so unfair...
Now you may realize that it was not all that bad or maybe it was, either way it shapes who we become.
These are the seeds of rebellion and today they are being placed on children at earlier and earlier ages, warrant-less questioning by school officials, warrant-less strip searches, warrant-less invasion of privacy and all to protect the children!!! You will find almost with out fail that the size of the rebellion is directly related to the size of the contempt that they feel towards authority, because of the abuse they feel they suffered in their young lives. The real question , Is your child going to rebel by smoking a cigarette, getting a tattoo or by shooting at strangers from a bell tower....
Our children are led to believe that everyone is going to be a doctor or lawyer, so who is going to mop the floors? mow the lawns? pick up the garbage? When government realized the predicament it had created it stepped up the war on drugs, disgrace them and they will have to settle for those other jobs. But once again the government it their infinite wisdom over stated, over did and now even convenience stores require piss tests. Those involved in the drug culture become unemployable and must turn to crime to support their habits...
Still the lies go on. You have go to college if you want to get anywhere, so their parents spend all their savings to get their children a better life. The children go deeply into debt before they start a life and spend a decade working just to pay off school loans. What jobs do they get? A very few get a good job right out of school, the rest get minimum wage jobs, work for their parents or can't find a job at all. Most move back in with their parents, who can no longer afford to support them because they spent all their money on an education, consisting of at least two years of partying, that graduates people who can't make change for a dollar.
Hey Newt I think I know What these people in the tents are pissed off about.
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