The vast generational divide at this year’s CPAC

A great report. I certainly saw this first hand at CPAC this year. Liberty (generally) is what drives today’s young “conservatives.”

And it’s not entirely generational. I think many of the older folks are coming along, just fewer of them in relative terms.

I didn’t see many Huckabee 2016 signs that’s for sure.

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Have the young simply figured out that houses aren’t that good an investment? (Video)

Houses, at least most houses, really aren’t that good  an investment. Don’t get me wrong, I own a house. I’m rooting for a housing recovery. And I know some people are upside down on their houses and are hoping to get back above water sometime this decade. They don’t want to believe that their largest asset really isn’t that great an asset. But alas, in many cases, perhaps most, this is true.

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Yep, Being a Young, American Adult Is a Financial Nightmare

Source: Atlantic Magazine

More unemployed. More in debt. Fewer prospects. A more regulated economy which creates fewer jobs. Along with the increasingly regulated economy the blooming of the American crony capitalist system. There is no doubt about it the young are absolutely getting the short end of the economic stick these days.

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Hedge fund manager Stan Druckenmiller has a message for young people: “Don’t let your grandparents steal your money!”

Every time I write about the need to reform Social Security people freak out. Suddenly supposedly small government folks fly into a rage at the idea that Social Security must be curtailed for the good of the country.

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More War On The Young: VP Biden Admits That Government Subsidies Have Inflated The Cost Of College (Audio)

I have to say that for all the despair that one can feel as more and more of our economy and society is usurped by the government it is refreshing to hear this college student ask the Vice President if killing the free market in college tuition has created a bubble.

Even nicer- Biden admits that government subsides have contributed to such a bubble.

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Why Many Young People Love Ron Paul And Why Many Older People Despise Him

I have watched Ron Paul for a very long time and one trend I see over and over is the split that emerges between people of roughly under the age of 40 and those who are older when his name is mentioned. I have no polling data to back this up, but young people seem to like Ron Paul and older people seem not to.

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