Thursday's newspaper provided the fodder for this week's column.

A front page article discussed an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll about baby boomers and employment.

For the younger readers, baby boomers are people born during the post-World War II era between the years 1946 and 1964. This includes people who are between 52 and 70 years old in 2016.

Tim Yonke is the Assistant Managing Editor/Weekend Editor at The Daily Journal. He can be reached by calling 815-937-3372 or emailing

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