Sadly, this is just the start of the obamanation of the economy. The effects of ignorant economic policies will last for years to come.
If the older people don't want to be Rig Hands in god-forsaken North Dakota, I would suggest, as long as Obama is in power, the vacation industry. The King and Queen alone support thousands of jobs in much better locations like Hawaii, Aspen, Miami, Italy, Africa, etc.
At least Bush went mostly to HIS ranch.