The life cycle from young to old is filled with challenges and rewards. The “OK Boomer” movement, like other past generational movements, creates generational identity and solidarity but also distracts from necessary conversation. As a boomer, I recognize the need for ushering in a New America; we did the same in the 1960’s. Let’s show some respect for our humanity, enjoy the ride into progress, and remember that the youth of today are the boomers of tomorrow.
A Time When Life Never Sucked
Left-leaning citizens often say: “I’m a proud supporter of democracy”… but what does that really mean? Are they aware that the intention of our Founding Fathers was for this nation to be a representative republic and utterly detested the idea of a proper “democracy”? Did you know that the word “democracy” is not even mentioned in the Declaration of Independence OR the U.S. Constitution? Why? Because the United States was founded as a republic… NOT a democracy. Read this blog to learn more about what our current “democracy” really is, and what it can be when citizens are fully informed.
Other than Sal and Tony Bennett both hailing from the boroughs of New York (Brooklyn vs. Queens – respectively) it turns out there are a ton of similarities between “Just Getting Started” and “Boys of Brooklyn”- right down to the fact that both Sal and Tony’s family are descended from Calabria, Italy… just add in a little Hollywood “Who’s Who” list of characters (and well respected civil rights leaders) for Tony and you’ll agree with Sal when he says that Tony “gives insight, not only to himself and New York- but to the contribution to humanity itself”.