Saturday, September 17, 2016

The Wall

In generational all the fretting about "demographic time bombs" that I've been reading about for 30 years have just been one more piece of ammunition in the "we need to gut retirement benefits" movements, even if there was no logic to this. And nationally there is no logic to this. But locally, it can be a bit of a problem, especially given our federal system, if you have an ageing problem not being replaced by younger ones, especially if your crackpot governor isn't exactly lowering the drawbridge.