Jim Clyburn, Stupid or Evil?
Or perhaps racist?
Now what we got to do is really get real about how we make that kind of adjustment. People are living longer, at the turn of the last century the life expectancy in this country was less than fifty years, at the turn of this century life expectancy got over 70 years.
When I was a little boy, my dad was 55 years old, I thought he was an old man. Come July 21 if all goes well, I’m going to be 70 years old. I’m not thinking about retiring. And so most 70 year olds I know are not thinking about retiring any more. And so all of that needs to be taken into consideration going forward.
Average life expectancy for black males - 69 years.