According to the play, and movie, 1776, John Adams call for independence from England was not listened to by the Continental Congress. It was not until a more moderate politician proposed a split from England that the Continental Congress would even consider a call for independence.
Often, a good message can be ignored because people are not willing to listen to the messenger. In the articles below, you will find information about a future problem and potential solutions for Baby Boomers.
These articles deal with something that I have been warning about on this blog for a couple of years but they are from somebody other than me. Click on the headline that appears to have the information for which you are looking. You will link to that article.