The 50s to early 60s was good stuff

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    a gentler more decent more moral time
     
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    Korean War, Vietnam War. Polio, Thalamide Babys...
     
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    Let's not forget ol' Jim Crow. I think that's what he's really pining for.
     
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    ... and far less government and far more freedoms. It was great.
     
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    You must have not lived back then

    Rampant political assasinations, race riots, unjust war, lynchings
     
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    Freedom if you were a white, heterosexual male
     
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    People left their doors unlocked in the 50s......................
     
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    Petula Clark sang about Downtown in 1965.

    Big hit back then.

    Werent low-lifes loiotewring around back in thoise days with bad intentions,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
     
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    Oh, Ginny, you just don't get it.

    You know that feel-goodery of the 50's and 60's led this country down the path of over-complacency, and in turn toward it's own downfall?
     
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    50s and 60s were great for music, great films, cars, sports and space exploration

    Socially and politically they left a lot to be desired
     
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