Penn State, my final loss of faith

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    Penn State, my final loss of faith - Guest Voices - The Washington Post

    I don't know what changes he thinks he can make, but I wish him much success.

    He has a follow up column here;

    How Penn State made me lose faith in my parents' generation - The Washington Post

    And a chat transcription here;

    How Penn State made me lose faith in my parents' generation - The Washington Post
     
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    I really feel for the younger generation, the boomers are trying like hell to take it all with them when they die and they may succeed.
     
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    If this incident made anyone lose faith in an entire generation, then their faith was pretty flimsy to begin with.

    Hell, the OWS street shitters and rapists would make us lose faith in an entire generation.
     
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    I'm a boomer. And 99% is still 99%, even where it comes to boomers. I just don't want to have to decide between rent and meds when I reach a certain age.
     
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    I simply must know. Do you EVER read articles, or just knee-jerk react in an attempt to verbally vomit in as many threads as possible.
     
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    BDBoop, you never fail in finding the most preposterous and mind-numbing drivel to post in this forum.

    My hat is off to you!
     
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    I am a boomer too and when I look at the lack of viable options today as opposed to when I graduated I have no choice but to conclude that we let them down. They are the first generation of Americans who will be worse off than their parents.
     
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    Oh, I know they have been let down. But it wasn't by me. We can't go painting an entire generation by the actions of a few. Also, we haven't hit the iceberg yet. This CAN be turned around.

    Also, a fair amount of the people doing the damage are in their own generation, and the generations between theirs and ours.
     
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    Show me better. Go on. Scoot on out there and find something that is worthy in YOUR estimation. I'm betting you can't do it.
     
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    The Baby Boomers are the most greedy and self-centered generation to ever walk this land. You people have no understanding of the word "sacrifice" the way your parents did. Just about every problem we have in this country can be traced to you people. You're going to be the first ones to leave the next generation worse off than you.
     

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