After getting hit by an enemy sniper, 21 year old Raymond J. Bowman lies dead on a balcony in Leipzig, Germany on April 18th, 1945. This picture was printed in “Life Magazine” and he became known as the “Last Man to Die”. Yesterday the city of Leipzig named a street after him.
The Next America: Some 10,000 Baby Boomers will be going on Social Security and Medicare every single day between now and 2030. By the time everyone in this big pig-in-the-python generation is drawing benefits, we’ll have just two workers per beneficiary – down from three-to-one now, five-to-one in 1960 and more than forty-to-one in 1945, shortly after Social Security first started supporting beneficiaries.