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    Thread: Is Connecticut the Best State to Live In?
Post: RE: Is Connecticut the Best State to Live In?

Doesn't North Dakota have the lowest housing costs, and the lowest crime rate?
Anthony '58 General Political Discussion 40 22,865 04-02-2021, 01:22 PM
    Thread: John Kerry endorses a Reaganoid approach to climate change
Post: RE: John Kerry endorses a Reaganoid approach to cl...

So long as what I have dubbed the "Cold War Bloody Shirt Generation;" that is, the pre-Boomers, are still alive in essentially any numbers whatsoever, nothing will be done on climate change because th...
Anthony '58 General Political Discussion 8 206 04-02-2021, 12:26 PM
    Thread: Kyrsten Synema (D - Az) brings a cake into the Senate to downvote min. wage hike
Post: RE: Kyrsten Synema (D - Az) brings a cake into the...

Not surprisingly, I agree with Joe Manchin.  Let's go to $11 an hour for now - so long as the minimum wage is thereafter indexed to an "unchained" CPI once the minimum wage does reach that figure....
Anthony '58 General Political Discussion 43 477 04-02-2021, 12:21 PM
    Thread: Goodbye, "3 1/2 T"
Post: Goodbye, "3 1/2 T"

Actually, it ended the day George Floyd was murdered, if not sooner - but Ben Rhodes gets to be its official "pallbearer": https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archiv...re/609502/ The 9/11 Era Is Over...
Anthony '58 Turnings 12 1,426 08-04-2020, 09:39 AM
    Thread: Can Generational Boundaries Shift Over Time?
Post: RE: Can Generational Boundaries Shift Over Time?

(06-05-2020, 07:40 AM)David Horn Wrote: (06-04-2020, 08:56 AM)Anthony Wrote: And no, I'm not talking about the one my fellow old-timers might think - at least not primarily anyway. First and fore...
Anthony '58 Generations 3 978 06-21-2020, 04:42 PM
    Thread: The Activist Generation?
Post: RE: The Activist Generation?

(08-13-2019, 09:28 AM)Ghost Wrote: (08-13-2019, 06:44 AM)Anthony Wrote: I'm actually saying that 1998 is the last Millennial cohort.  The Parkland protests are important because they show an inher...
Anthony '58 Homeland Generation/New Adaptive Generation 5 1,561 06-21-2020, 04:30 PM
    Thread: When will the earliest New Prophets be born?
Post: RE: When will the earliest New Prophets be born?

Since the first Missionaries were born in 1860 - the year the first state (South Carolina) seceded to start the First Civil War, I voted for 2020, because 2020 will be the year that the first state (p...
Anthony '58 Homeland Generation/New Adaptive Generation 15 6,356 06-21-2020, 04:26 PM
    Thread: Gen Z Name Finally Decided:
Post: RE: Gen Z Name Finally Decided:

What they did to Drumpf in Tulsa was totally awesome. Too bad more of them can't vote in November.
Anthony '58 Homeland Generation/New Adaptive Generation 10 1,565 06-21-2020, 04:22 PM
    Thread: The Next Warrior Age - Right Under Our Noses?
Post: The Next Warrior Age - Right Under Our Noses?

The Broken Windows Theory.  The death penalty for drug dealers.  Caning as a punishment.  High wealth inequality (their Gini coefficient is about the same as ours).  A one-party state in everything bu...
Anthony '58 The Future 14 3,373 06-19-2020, 08:45 AM
    Thread: My thoughts on the George Floyd protests
Post: RE: My thoughts on the George Floyd protests

Ever since Colin Kaepernick started kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, I have had a four-point "Crittenden Compromise" to deal with the problem of excessive force by police in communi...
Anthony '58 General Discussion 29 5,003 06-09-2020, 08:10 AM
    Thread: The Generation Report by Paul Zimmy Finn
Post: RE: The Generation Report by Paul Zimmy Finn

Does anybody say "Gen Y" anymore?
Anthony '58 Theories Of History 3 1,133 06-04-2020, 09:36 AM
    Thread: Why the social dynamics viewpoint to the Strauss-Howe generational theory is wrong
Post: RE: Why the social dynamics viewpoint to the Strau...

David is right: If someone wasn't realistically old enough to remember 9/11, they don't recall the "freedom" that prevailed before it happened. Their first frame of reference is the Patriot Act, the...
Anthony '58 Theories Of History 5 1,388 06-04-2020, 09:32 AM
    Thread: Anacyclosis (256 years cycle / 12 Generation / 3 Saeculum)
Post: RE: Anacyclosis (256 years cycle / 12 Generation /...

Had Prabhat Sarkar still been alive when S&H's theory took off (he died in 1990), he no doubt would have piggybacked his cycle onto theirs, producing a schedule of two S&H saecula = one Sarkar...
Anthony '58 Theories Of History 15 6,313 06-04-2020, 09:16 AM
    Thread: George Friedman accepts 80 year cycle
Post: RE: George Friedman accepts 80 year cycle

The cycle of depressions points to a 90-year cycle - the 1840s (which it took a war - the Mexican War - to end), the 1930s (which it also took a war - WW2 - to end), and now, the 2020s.
Anthony '58 Theories Of History 3 899 06-04-2020, 09:12 AM
    Thread: Are you ready for the Second Renaissance?
Post: Are you ready for the Second Renaissance?

If you believe in the synchronicity (sorry, Sting!) of the S&H "small cycle" with Prabhat Sarkar's "grand cycle" as I do, well then you better get ready for it: https://www.newstatesman.com/beaut...
Anthony '58 Theories Of History 3 419 06-04-2020, 09:09 AM
    Thread: Can Generational Boundaries Shift Over Time?
Post: Can Generational Boundaries Shift Over Time?

And no, I'm not talking about the one my fellow old-timers might think - at least not primarily anyway. First and foremost, I'm talking about the Silent-Boomer boundary: Maybe the original start of t...
Anthony '58 Generations 3 978 06-04-2020, 08:56 AM
    Thread: COVID-19 is the climax to this 4T
Post: RE: COVID-19 is the climax to this 4T

Everyone knows what my contention has been all along - namely, that we have been in a "3 1/2T" since 9/11 (because the Culture Wars not only didn't end, but outrightly intensified - see Lawrence v. Te...
Anthony '58 General Discussion 187 23,069 03-24-2020, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Did Boomer Individualism Help or Hurt America
Post: RE: Did Boomer Individualism Help or Hurt America

(11-04-2019, 05:55 PM)Kinser79 Wrote: As to individualism, it is natural to the American character.  As a nation even our most collectivist generation (Millies) seems to be highly individualistic. ...
Anthony '58 General Discussion 24 5,318 03-16-2020, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Eric The Green Wins "Butthurt" Award
Post: Eric The Green Wins "Butthurt" Award

A couple of weeks ago I unfriended him on facebook because he kept calling me a "Boomer" for refusing to support Comrade Bernie. Yes, it's true that I don't support him - and I'm dang proud to say th...
Anthony '58 General Discussion 0 575 03-16-2020, 10:05 AM
    Thread: Health Care Reform: A Penny For Your Thoughts?
Post: RE: Health Care Reform: A Penny For Your Thoughts?

In the '70s, they said that hoarding pennies was inflationary - and like every other Baby Buster, I laughed.
Anthony '58 Economics 18 10,216 01-19-2020, 05:29 PM
    Thread: Will Brexit crash the economy?
Post: RE: Will Brexit crash the economy?

But unlike in the 1920s, you can only sell short when the stock is coming off an uptick today.
Anthony '58 Economics 5 1,407 01-19-2020, 05:20 PM
    Thread: Big bust of MS-13 in Long Island
Post: RE: Big bust of MS-13 in Long Island

No one is tougher on crime than I am - but "organized crime" is a dog whistle for "ethnic crime."
Anthony '58 Economics 5 1,329 01-19-2020, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Guess Who's Back?
Post: Guess Who's Back?

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Anthony '58 Economics 1 564 01-19-2020, 05:15 PM
    Thread: Thoughts from the Russian Federation
Post: RE: Thoughts from the Russian Federation

And for the longest time I have said watch the Exclave of Kaliningrad closely. I'm beginning to wonder if the Jewish state shouldn't be transferred from the Middle East to the Exclave. Not only peac...
Anthony '58 The Future 60 11,440 01-19-2020, 03:59 PM
    Thread: It Feels Like The 90s
Post: RE: It Feels Like The 90s

If we're gonna divide the country strictly by states, assuming the projections pan out and the Democrats flip rapidly-Hispanicizing Arizona in November, all you would really have to do is to trade Vir...
Anthony '58 The Future 16 3,721 01-19-2020, 03:55 PM