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The Last Boomer?

rob1633 Wrote: May 09, 2012 8:39 AM
If anybody thinks that "Boomers" falling by the wayside is going to help anything, then you have not been around our wonderful college age kids over the last 40 years. I was in K-12 in the 70s and 80s, and college in the mid 80s and early 90s. It has only gotten "Progressively" worse. Worse because the generations after the Boomers have no idea what America looked like before the Boomers. I only know what my Depression era grandparents told me and what my "War-Baby"(kids born 41-45) showed me from there photo albums. My generation and later have been served by "uber" Left teachers and gutless preachers. Most adults under 50 will tell you the purpose of government is to control the people, the younger they are the more they believe this.

Editor's note: A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST

If Mitt Romney succeeds in his quest for the presidency, the media will focus on his status as the first Mormon in the White House. But it’s even more significant that he’d represent the last of another controversial cohort: the final Baby Boomer to occupy the Oval Office, or even to top the ticket of a major political party.

After more than twenty years of dominating the national political scene, the narcissistic children of the ‘60s finally prepare to amble toward retirement, leaving the nation’s highest office...