Friday, August 9th, 2013
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Woman Apologizes For Her Role In The Destruction Of The American Dream

"When we turned the American dream into a dream about materialism, we disheartened our young, who now are forced to achieve what we've defined as success in a straitened economy," says Ronald Reagan's chief speechwriter.

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KarenUhOh (#19)

America: Disheartening Our Young For 50 Years (80? 100? 227?)

Smitros (#5,315)

Along these lines, the big PR campaign to make the American Dream synonymous with owning a house has been morally and financially disastrous.

Someone pointed out that Maggie Thatcher's one great contribution to society was that she made Crass happen.

Ditto, Reagan and … God, there's so much to choose from. The Dead Kennedys? Government Issue? Uh, Suicidal Tendencies' best single? Let's just lump it into "a solid majority of California hardcore bands" and call it a day.

Ralph Haygood (#13,154)

I'm touched, Dame Noonington, truly touched. Now feel free to STFU forever.

BadUncle (#153)

Is this some admission of culpability? Thought not.

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