Boomer Legacy: California’s Oroville Dam

AMERICAN DIGEST Essays, News, Notes, and Quotes

“the Boomer generation is going out in a fit of frenzied self-recognition: It enjoyed all that was given to it, did not accomplish much itself, and left a mess to its successors. Its metaphor is California’s Oroville dam: Aging greens believe that it never should have been built; but since it was, it came in handy for the good life; but no one should spend any money on its repair; but when it nearly fails, we were all warned that it was never a good idea. And so no more dams will be built for our children.” – – Victor Hanson, Americans Retreat When There’s No Escaping Politics

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