What Has Happened To College Kids?
by James Glaser
April 23, 2012
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For about a decade I have been wondering what has happened to college kids. There is no anti-war movement on college campuses. Once in a while you hear of students protesting their tuition going up, but even that is by a minority of the students. About the only real news coming out of colleges is when they riot after some sporting event.

You would think that the huge student loans the average college graduate carries would get them saying something, or the fact that only one in two graduates can even get a job would do something, but no. Nothing.

It is noteworthy that I read about the huge turnout of students every time Ron Paul gives a talk on campus, and that does give us a flicker of hope for the future, but percentage-wise the number of students is actually small.

I don't know what the deal is. When I was in college students were filled with all sorts of energy, and they would protest anything at the drop of a hat. When I think about it, college kids today are pretty boring. The sad thing is, they are our future, and that is not good.

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