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80's Nostalgia.

Discussion in 'Political Debates' started by The Reverend Bob, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. The Reverend Bob

    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Think Trump is bad? Reagan was Worse...far worse.

    Sure what Trump is doing in terms of his asylum seeker/refugee crisis that is happening, sure Trump is a complete imbecile and doesn't know how to operate a simple device like an umbrella, sure he is corrupt and probably violating the emoluments clause left and right just like most of our politicians are. But once upon time in a time long, long ago in a terrible time we called the '80's instead of a clown in the White House we had the actual Devil himself occupied the Oval Office and the things he did have repercussions that effect us to this day.

    During his reign of terror the lunatic were released from the asylum...literally released from the asylum and shove out on the street. The CIA was aiding and abetting Nicaraguan drug dealing "Freedom Fighters" in supplying our ghettos with the best crack cocaine money could buy, Charlie Wilson was starting his war by supplying Osama the Bomba with hand-held rocket launchers, the national dept tripled and so did most peoples, Barry Seal of Little Rock, Arkansas was flying his plane arms out and drugs in and Gov. Bill Clinton didn't see a thing (*snort*snort*), it was Hands Across America and hands up or I will shoot, the President would joke about the spectre of Nuclear holocaust that hanged low over everyone and everyone was hoping that Jesus would just come back and get the whole thing over with before they blew up the planet, the Middle Class was falling and to this day it can't get up because where is the beef? Did I mention that they sold weapons to Iran in order to buy weapons for Contras in order for them to sell us cheap cocaine? There were astrologers in the White House and cheap hookers in the sacred Halls of Justice, congressmen were molesting underage congressional pages, you couldn't call it a dumpster fire because the fire that lit up America was dying and all we had to entertain us was Vietnam War revenge fantasies (go get 'em Rambo!) and the opiated pablum of John Hughes and Steven Spielberg to put us to sleep. And then there was the AIDs crisis but nobody was really looking or paying attention because of all these goddamn bills that keep piling up because daddy lost his job because the factory move over seas because the union couldn't protect him anymore because what happen to my ****ing union?! You were supposed to protect us! Kids weren't stuck in front of a screen playing video games all day long, they were playing outside because their parent were at work and forgot to give them the key so they were locked out of the house and little Jimmy was lucky if he came home to two daddies, or two mommies or both a mommy and a daddy because more often than not daddy was living in a downtown fleabag paying alimony and child support because everybody getting divorce was a thing that promoted family values, pretend welfare queen where driving Cadillac through the pretend streets of pretend Baltimore even though no one ever bother to catch them on film we just believed because the President said so and it wasn't racist no not really he was just being funny. And what are those Commie Russkies up to? Farms were being foreclosed! And what is with all these taxes? He said he was going to lower taxes? Oh "trickle-down" you say? Ok, we'll wait our turn. What is with all these crazy homeless people on the street and where is the beef? I have fallen and I can't get up.

    And there was much much more happening than that people. All the bad stuff you are experiencing today? All have it's roots in the 80's
     
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    The 80's were a magical time. They could do no wrong.
     
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    Strangle that both Reagan and Trump are Republicans. Just as Bush family. Maybe that where the Main problem is?
     
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  4. The Reverend Bob

    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Oh really?

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    I liked the eighties.

    Except for the fashions and the hairdos.

    (thinking)

    Yeah, except for those....
     
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    shunyadragon Veteran Member
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    Bring back the 60's. At least the good times and music, but than trash the rest.
     
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  7. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    Especially those Ford Pintos....
     
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    Fortunately they did not live very long.
     
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    I think they came around in the early 70's
     
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    IMO, the 80's had some of the best music.
     
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    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    1980s.... a very very dark time in American activities in South America. Especially El Salvador.

    For those interested, google search "School for the Americas".
     
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    And the best cartoons. I swear they had stuff 3x better than SpongeBob.
     
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    Back in the 70's I liked Underdog, Tennessee Tuxedo, Sherman and Peabody, The Super Friends, etc.
     
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    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    Oh, yeah...
     
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    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    My brother still has his 72 Pinto. That pretty much sums up his life.
     
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    I remember because my older sister had one in 74.
     
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    Back in the 70's I was a sperm.
     
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    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Oh I forgot the School for the Assassins
     
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    Lost my virginity in a Ford Pinto. :cool:
    It was awkward as hell.
     
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    "On the afternoon of December 10, 1981, units of the Salvadoran army's Atlacatl Battalion, which was created in 1980 at the U.S. Army's School of the Americas, arrived at the remote village of El Mozote after a clash with guerrillas in the vicinity. The Atlacatl was a "Rapid Deployment Infantry Battalion" specially trained for counter-insurgency warfare. It was the first unit of its kind in the Salvadoran armed forces and was trained by United States military advisors. Its mission, Operación Rescate ("Operation Rescue"), was to eliminate the rebel presence in a small region of northern Morazán where the FMLN had two camps and a training center.
    Early the next morning, the soldiers reassembled the entire village in the square. They separated the men from the women and children and locked them in separate groups in the church, the convent, and various houses.

    During the morning, they proceeded to interrogate, torture, and execute the men in several locations.

    Around noon, they began taking the women and older girls in groups, separating them from their children and murdering them with machine guns after raping them.

    Girls as young as 10 were raped, and soldiers were reportedly heard bragging how they especially liked the 12-year-old girls. Finally, they killed the children at first by slitting their throats, and later by hanging them from trees; one child killed in this manner was reportedly two years old. After killing the entire population, the soldiers set fire to the buildings.
    The soldiers remained in El Mozote that night but, the next day, went to the village of Los Toriles and carried out a further massacre. Men, women, and children were taken from their homes, lined up, robbed, and shot, and their homes then set ablaze."

    hyperlink >>> wikipedia - El Mozote massacre
     
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