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Old 04-30-2015, 08:44 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Minnesota kids are too fat to fight.

Thatís the message from a group of retired generals who say the stateís kids are too fat, eat too poorly and donít get enough exercise to qualify to join the military.

Minnesota kids are too fat, out of breath, to fight in a modern military, generals say | Star Tribune
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Old 05-01-2015, 03:36 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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so what? retired generals are too old to fight a war having to crap their pants all the time
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:44 AM
 
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Dang. We might have to cut down on war.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:53 PM
 
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Ah this is great skill of fighting to be required for the kids ...
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Old 05-27-2015, 09:25 PM
 
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they've been saying that for years. I've seen similar complaints in WWI and WWII-era papers.
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Old 05-27-2015, 09:31 PM
 
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they've been saying that for years. I've seen similar complaints in WWI and WWII-era papers.

Disdain for the next generation is as old a profession as prostitution:

ďThe children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.Ē - Socrates
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