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TCJ70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-03-09 07:17 PM
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68. When referenced today, is it really that hard...
...to see that maybe the people doing the referencing want that today for all people? Sheesh. I doubt the OP really wants to return to the good ol' days as they exactly were.
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  -Peace of Mind in America is gone. Raven  Dec-03-09 05:50 PM   #0 
  - "There was a time in this country when if you did a good job and worked hard..."  ZombieHorde   Dec-03-09 05:52 PM   #1 
  - Pretty much after WWll  eleny   Dec-03-09 05:56 PM   #4 
  - Yep. I think that is was only around the time from right after WWII to the 70's  Caliman73   Dec-03-09 06:32 PM   #31 
  - Seem to me it was back in the 60's and 70's. Companies like IBM and AT&T were stable  Raven   Dec-03-09 05:56 PM   #5 
  - One word - Outsourced  HipChick   Dec-03-09 06:11 PM   #15 
     - A better word  Knight Hawk   Dec-03-09 06:28 PM   #26 
  - Up until about the Nixon administration, you could make it.  stevedeshazer   Dec-03-09 06:13 PM   #17 
  - 1946-1979 aprox* - Reganism destroyed this country.  KG   Dec-03-09 06:40 PM   #41 
     - And it continues to.  kenny blankenship   Dec-03-09 06:51 PM   #57 
     - I was born in '46 and agree with that time frame  eleny   Dec-03-09 07:12 PM   #67 
  - K&R  Jamastiene   Dec-03-09 05:52 PM   #2 
  - Those times were gone long ago......  FrenchieCat   Dec-03-09 05:54 PM   #3 
  - I think so. A man I knew for many years was a director for AT&T.  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:01 PM   #7 
  - I made a deal with America, But the USA welched on its word.  slampoet   Dec-03-09 05:59 PM   #6 
  - Brings me to tears. How far we have come...or gone.  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:02 PM   #9 
  - Exactly Correct!!! It used to be as you say, but now you never know day to day just  RKP5637   Dec-03-09 06:02 PM   #8 
  - That was the Golden Age of America. Prior to about 1945 none of those things were true.  Speck Tater   Dec-03-09 06:04 PM   #10 
  - Is it impossible to bring those conditions back?  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:06 PM   #12 
     - Sure it's possible. Cut our population in half and then wait 2 million years for more oil to form.  Speck Tater   Dec-03-09 06:10 PM   #14 
     - Only by taking power back from the rich  FiveGoodMen   Dec-03-09 06:23 PM   #22 
  - For.certain.white.men.  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:05 PM   #11 
  - Well, I'm a white woman who faced enormous odds in the mans'  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:09 PM   # 
  - So am I. So did I. Wanna compare scars?  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:16 PM   #19 
     - Nope, don't want to compare scars. Just talking about peace of mind...  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:21 PM   #21 
        - That was not a personal attack.  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:28 PM   #25 
        - British Way?  Knight Hawk   Dec-03-09 06:39 PM   #40 
           - In quotes. We inherited a lot from Britain. Our laws. Our  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:46 PM   # 
        - Don't let 'em tell you it never happened.  stevedeshazer   Dec-03-09 06:35 PM   #35 
           - For whom? n/t  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:43 PM   #48 
  - +1  leftstreet   Dec-03-09 06:12 PM   #16 
  - When referenced today, is it really that hard...  TCJ70   Dec-03-09 07:17 PM   #68 
     - I presume Raven thinks as you've posted. However, (ya knew it was coming),  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 07:23 PM   #69 
  - Raven nails it  Skittles   Dec-03-09 06:09 PM   #13 
  - a mouthful. +1  Better Today   Dec-03-09 06:15 PM   #18 
  - Fair enough, rec5, I do think that as this so-called 'republic for which it stands' undergoes...  bridgit   Dec-03-09 06:17 PM   #20 
  - Well put. There is no Peace of Mind, and no faith in the future  villager   Dec-03-09 06:24 PM   #23 
  - What's happening is that the post-WWII bubble is just about gone.  stevietheman   Dec-03-09 06:26 PM   #24 
  - I think you are right. We live in a larger world but we haven't adjusted.  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:30 PM   # 
  - Agreed. We are going through a UK-style deflation, but...  stevietheman   Dec-03-09 06:40 PM   #44 
  - The spoils of winning a world war it seems in retrospect. nt  phasma ex machina   Dec-03-09 07:07 PM   #66 
     - Exactly. The American people were spoiled for decades after WWII.  stevietheman   Dec-04-09 01:36 PM   #72 
  - Because we fucking let it happen.  RagAss   Dec-03-09 06:29 PM   #27 
  - The only peace of mind I have is the few hours I sleep at night  blues90   Dec-03-09 06:52 PM   #60 
     - Good Post !  RagAss   Dec-04-09 12:57 AM   #71 
  - not this again.  cali   Dec-03-09 06:29 PM   #28 
  - Not made up. Were you there? There was a time when corporate  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:33 PM   #32 
     - Yes, I was there and as someone upthread pointed out  cali   Dec-03-09 06:40 PM   #43 
     - It was called the social contract. I think some of the younger posters  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:50 PM   #56 
  - not this again.  cali   Dec-03-09 06:30 PM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-03-09 06:32 PM   #30 
  - ...  leftstreet   Dec-03-09 06:34 PM   #33 
  - What does ... mean?  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:35 PM   #37 
  - Thank you, thank you, thank you! I thought I was dreaming or demented!  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:34 PM   #34 
  - you're calling me a troll, Ms. July '09?  cali   Dec-03-09 06:35 PM   #36 
     - Preach it, cali!!!! And THANK YOU!!! n/t  Fire1   Dec-03-09 06:51 PM   #59 
  - Sorry, but it did. n/t  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:36 PM   #38 
     - Yes it did.  Raven   Dec-03-09 06:38 PM   #39 
     - From 1945-1975 the American Dream was a reality  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:40 PM   #42 
        - Not if you were black it wasn't. And for most of that time it didn't exist  cali   Dec-03-09 06:41 PM   # 
        - Again. For whom? n/t  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:42 PM   #46 
        - If you are talking about minorities, no, but it sure as hell was for the vast majority  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:44 PM   #49 
           - So, for you and yours.  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:48 PM   #53 
        - 1945 > on wiped out American Working Class solidarity  leftstreet   Dec-03-09 06:42 PM   #47 
           - The working class had great solidarity as did the middle class until  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:46 PM   #50 
              - Ah...so you differentiate between the classes?  leftstreet   Dec-03-09 06:49 PM   #55 
              - They were ALL workers, whether blue collar or white collar.  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:51 PM   #58 
              - Have you read any history not in the "approved canon" of the US?  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:54 PM   #62 
     - For whom? n/t  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:41 PM   #45 
        - You already had your question answered. Stop it. n/t  tonysam   Dec-03-09 06:46 PM   #51 
        - Not at the time I posted that, I hadn't. Though the answer was a bit  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:49 PM   #54 
        - I'll answer that: For white men. n/t  cali   Dec-03-09 06:46 PM   #52 
           - For SOME white men.  blues90   Dec-03-09 06:58 PM   #64 
           - Of a certain class or classes.  Cerridwen   Dec-03-09 06:59 PM   #65 
  - killed by the wealthy  branders seine   Dec-03-09 06:52 PM   #61 
  - Unemployment in 1955 was 4.4%  HiFructosePronSyrup   Dec-03-09 06:57 PM   #63 
  - "Everywhere around me I see jealousy and mayhem because no men have all their peace of mind to carry  tXr   Dec-03-09 07:38 PM   #70 
 

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