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yella_dawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-08-05 11:05 AM
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5. There was a lot of concern about riots and stuff
but that was seen as more of a hurdle than a brick wall. There was the cold-war nuclear threat.

I don't remember it being the same kind of worry, and not as bad as now.



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  -Question for Vietnam era people: SouthernDem2004  May-08-05 10:57 AM   #0 
  - I don't remember any.  NV Whino   May-08-05 11:00 AM   #1 
  - No  acmejack   May-08-05 11:02 AM   #2 
  - The country was too busy tearing itself apart - I didn't notice.  unhappycamper   May-08-05 11:02 AM   #3 
  - It's worse now  wtmusic   May-08-05 11:04 AM   #4 
  - Really? My dad says it was worse back then because the war  MJDuncan1982   May-08-05 03:31 PM   #35 
     - Even in the worst of the Nixon years  wtmusic   May-08-05 06:28 PM   #43 
  - There was a lot of concern about riots and stuff  yella_dawg   May-08-05 11:05 AM   #5 
  - Remember the Cuban missile crisis?  cosmik debris   May-08-05 11:12 AM   #6 
  - I remember it well. I was an 18 year old marine.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-08-05 11:31 AM   #14 
  - I was an 18 year old Marine also.  DarbyUSMC   May-08-05 06:15 PM   #42 
  - I read about it in history books. ;)  SouthernDem2004   May-08-05 03:27 PM   #34 
  - actually I do remember my brother-in-law feeling this way, and  ima_sinnic   May-08-05 11:13 AM   #7 
  - There wasn't any of that plus  Dyedinthewoolliberal   May-08-05 11:17 AM   #8 
  - I was going to make these two points as well,,,,  KarenS   May-08-05 11:29 AM   #13 
  - It was the Age of Aquarius, remember?  downstairsparts   May-08-05 11:18 AM   #9 
  - Pat Robertson was predicting THE END OF THE WORLD,  Notorious Bohemian   May-08-05 11:19 AM   #10 
  - LOL  ginnyinWI   May-08-05 03:05 PM   #29 
  - The models were not there at those times  IChing   May-08-05 11:20 AM   #11 
  - No. We were still young and thought America could be changed.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-08-05 11:23 AM   #12 
  - No!  Hubert Flottz   May-08-05 11:40 AM   #15 
  - i think a lot of people were very frightened  mopinko   May-08-05 11:40 AM   #16 
  - Just the opposite occurred in my town when MLK came  downstairsparts   May-08-05 12:02 PM   #18 
  - It was there.  Mz Pip   May-08-05 11:47 AM   #17 
  - in the early 70s  ginnyinWI   May-08-05 03:09 PM   #30 
  - I recall one "Astrologer" predicting global cosmic catastrophe...  fiziwig   May-08-05 12:04 PM   #19 
  - Toynbee rocks!  kevsand   May-08-05 04:42 PM   #40 
  - Hal Lindsey came out with "The Late, Great Planet Earth"  BringEmOn   May-08-05 12:24 PM   #20 
  - There was concern during the cold war  notsodumbhillbilly   May-08-05 12:30 PM   #21 
  - There was a lot of hysteria on both ends of the spectrum.  chieftain   May-08-05 12:39 PM   #22 
  - "The ones stating the US is about to collapse '  IChing   May-08-05 12:46 PM   #23 
  - If you do not have anything productive to add, why post? Are you always  SouthernDem2004   May-08-05 01:55 PM   #24 
     - talk about ironic.  thebigidea   May-08-05 02:51 PM   #27 
     - Hmmmm another witty non-statement. reply:  SouthernDem2004   May-08-05 03:25 PM   #33 
     - I have posted constructive analysis  IChing   May-08-05 03:36 PM   #36 
  - No  proud2Blib   May-08-05 02:00 PM   #25 
  - No, we were winning  LoneDriver   May-08-05 02:23 PM   #26 
  - Not at all  Jacobin   May-08-05 02:55 PM   #28 
  - No  charlyvi   May-08-05 03:12 PM   #31 
  - It Depended On Where You Were, Sir  The Magistrate   May-08-05 03:23 PM   #32 
  - I'm curious  cosmik debris   May-08-05 03:48 PM   #37 
  - I think you may be on to something.  kevsand   May-08-05 05:03 PM   #41 
  - Not to throw this into left field BUT  POAS   May-08-05 04:20 PM   #38 
  - I don't remember any discussion during 60-70's about end times  Jose Diablo   May-08-05 04:32 PM   #39 
  - We all really thought that if we reminded other Americans--  eridani   May-08-05 07:17 PM   #44 
  - Possibly because their candidates are all  LandOLincoln   May-08-05 07:35 PM   #45 
  - I mean even if one or both had been taken out  eridani   May-08-05 07:53 PM   #46 
  - No, People Were Working To Make Things Better  Steel City Slim   May-08-05 07:55 PM   #47 
 

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