First, Thank you for your reply.
Second I am not offended by your post, neither get emotional. I am sorry my post make you feel that way. Actually I am interested in your posts and respect your opinion, though not agree all.
I am not a programmer. I just don't understand why programmer must be young. According to nature rule, people get more knowlege and experience as they get older.
Yes, you don't have the authority or responsibility to make decisions for people. But many guys here include myself like to listen to DX's voice on this issue. How slim the oportunty is for old guys, in your opinion? We know little about HR market in North America. Your advice surely will help us make decisions.