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mikesilvia
09-23-2012, 08:40 AM
Here's what we believe: For most of our history, Americans -- who planted colonies on inhospitable shores, rebelled against the most formidable power on Earth, settled a wild continent, built an industrial empire, broke the gravitational pull of the planet and landed on the moon -- have been a wildly optimistic people. Only in this new century have we come to believe the next generation's fate might be worse than ours.Here's what's true: We're not that optimistic, and haven't been for years, even decades. For decades we've believed that those who follow us...

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Wickabee
09-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Good article