Slow learners who will work for low wages are needed to replace the high salaried baby boomers who are now retiring. Most jobs can be performed by an employee with a minimum amount of intelligence; only managerial positions require some literacy. High-tech workers remain as the few American employees that require high aptitudes, but that type of work is being out sourced to Asia. Except for its productive farmlands and oil deposits North America is becoming of no value to the investor.