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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

Separated but hardly equal.
As a whole, blacks did better economically because cities had large numbers of good paying low skill manufacturing jobs.
Blacks with good paying jobs bought houses, raised two parent families, didn’t have to resort to crime.

Once those jobs disintegrated, so did the black family structure.
You can focus on the bad while ignoring the good. We sure have a lot of bad in 2020.

It's hard not to focus on the bad when it would have affected you personally...
If you’re referring to black Americans, you might read the comments of Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell. Both black men who grew up during segregation. They prefer it to today.
 
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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

Separated but hardly equal.
As a whole, blacks did better economically because cities had large numbers of good paying low skill manufacturing jobs.
Blacks with good paying jobs bought houses, raised two parent families, didn’t have to resort to crime.

Once those jobs disintegrated, so did the black family structure.
You can focus on the bad while ignoring the good. We sure have a lot of bad in 2020.
1968 was much, much worse
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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

Separated but hardly equal.
As a whole, blacks did better economically because cities had large numbers of good paying low skill manufacturing jobs.
Blacks with good paying jobs bought houses, raised two parent families, didn’t have to resort to crime.

Once those jobs disintegrated, so did the black family structure.
You can focus on the bad while ignoring the good. We sure have a lot of bad in 2020.

It's hard not to focus on the bad when it would have affected you personally...
If you’re referring to black Americans, you might read the comments of Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell. Both black men who grew up during segregation. They prefer it to today.

Not just blacks. I think you will find those two men are probably a distinct minority. Colin Powell, Condaleeza Rice, and many others who did may have a different opinion.
 
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1950 America was a great time if you were a white, male, straight, Christian.

You were entitled to all the best job opportunities, highest wages, access to the best services.

Others were expected to......know your place
Wrong. It was a great time for every American. You’re just too dim witted to know.

He's not wrong. Non-whites, especially blacks, won't necessarily share your sentiment. Discrimination was rampant against minorities in those days and blacks in particular were still being murdered by the KKK.
They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.
 

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1950 America was a great time if you were a white, male, straight, Christian.

You were entitled to all the best job opportunities, highest wages, access to the best services.

Others were expected to......know your place
Wrong. It was a great time for every American. You’re just too dim witted to know.

He's not wrong. Non-whites, especially blacks, won't necessarily share your sentiment. Discrimination was rampant against minorities in those days and blacks in particular were still being murdered by the KKK.
They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.

I doubt they believe it was better in 1950 when they could be beaten for drinking at the wrong fountain.
 

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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020

1950 was far better than 2020.
I’ll be candid and concise, your beating around the bush bullshit is driving me fucking crazy.
Negroes were in check
No illegal wetbacks fucking shit up and distorting our culture
No ragheads
No faggots
No rug munchers
No chicks with dicks
No feminazi bulldikes
No national debt
No division
No politicians working harder for Mexico’s human cockroaches

This shit goes on and on
Please don’t post in my thread. We have nothing in common.
Translation:
“Please say what I want to hear the way I want to hear it or don’t say anything at all.
That un-sugarcoated raw truth stuff scares the living
shit out of my nutless ass.”
Your post has nothing in common with mine. You are a racist, sexist , homophobe and I’m not. So, take your KKK shit and stuff up your ass.
Haha..my post has everything in common with yours...you simply don’t have the balls to allow yourself to understand.
It’s cool, I’ve always been fascinated by people’s willingness to play stupid.
 
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1950 America was a great time if you were a white, male, straight, Christian.

You were entitled to all the best job opportunities, highest wages, access to the best services.

Others were expected to......know your place
Wrong. It was a great time for every American. You’re just too dim witted to know.

He's not wrong. Non-whites, especially blacks, won't necessarily share your sentiment. Discrimination was rampant against minorities in those days and blacks in particular were still being murdered by the KKK.
They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.

I doubt they believe it was better in 1950 when they could be beaten for drinking at the wrong fountain.
Probably not. They probably think not much has changed.
 

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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020
No, it doesn't make you racist...it just makes you more than likely, white...

it also means all that all of your whining about tax rates was bullshit -- since tax rates were far more higher in the 50's
First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Secondly, you have me confused with someone else. I prefer the tax rates of 1950 and have never complained about tax rates, dick lips.
So when Trump said that economically -- blacks are doing better than they have ever done in the history of the US -- you know that is a lie...correct??

and here is another reason I have zero respect for folks who talk this dumb shit.....

You dumb asses cry oppression and marxism over the slightest thing -- wearing a mask to go into a Walmart -- Starbucks putting Happy Holidays on their cups, goofy shit...

But you same muthafuckas will tell black folks in the 50's that they should shut up about REAL OPPRESSION because in your mind, you think they did better economically....

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Sorry to piss on your cheerios but it is a historical fact blacks did better back then, they had black wall street, owned way more business then today
 

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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

Separated but hardly equal.
As a whole, blacks did better economically because cities had large numbers of good paying low skill manufacturing jobs.
Blacks with good paying jobs bought houses, raised two parent families, didn’t have to resort to crime.

Once those jobs disintegrated, so did the black family structure.
You can focus on the bad while ignoring the good. We sure have a lot of bad in 2020.

It's hard not to focus on the bad when it would have affected you personally...
If you’re referring to black Americans, you might read the comments of Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell. Both black men who grew up during segregation. They prefer it to today.
Williams and Sowell preferred riding the back of the bus and not being allowed to vote?
 

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What Williams and Sowell call the Good Ole Days

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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

Separated but hardly equal.
As a whole, blacks did better economically because cities had large numbers of good paying low skill manufacturing jobs.
Blacks with good paying jobs bought houses, raised two parent families, didn’t have to resort to crime.

Once those jobs disintegrated, so did the black family structure.
You can focus on the bad while ignoring the good. We sure have a lot of bad in 2020.

It's hard not to focus on the bad when it would have affected you personally...
If you’re referring to black Americans, you might read the comments of Walter Williams and Thomas Sowell. Both black men who grew up during segregation. They prefer it to today.
Williams and Sowell preferred riding the back of the bus and not being allowed to vote?
Idiot.
 
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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020

1950 was far better than 2020.
I’ll be candid and concise, your beating around the bush bullshit is driving me fucking crazy.
Negroes were in check
No illegal wetbacks fucking shit up and distorting our culture
No ragheads
No faggots
No rug munchers
No chicks with dicks
No feminazi bulldikes
No national debt
No division
No politicians working harder for Mexico’s human cockroaches

This shit goes on and on
Please don’t post in my thread. We have nothing in common.
Translation:
“Please say what I want to hear the way I want to hear it or don’t say anything at all.
That un-sugarcoated raw truth stuff scares the living
shit out of my nutless ass.”
Your post has nothing in common with mine. You are a racist, sexist , homophobe and I’m not. So, take your KKK shit and stuff up your ass.
Haha..my post has everything in common with yours...you simply don’t have the balls to allow yourself to understand.
It’s cool, I’ve always been fascinated by people’s willingness to play stupid.
Oh I understand completely. You’re a hater and I’m not.
 
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First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Economically, blacks may have had more opportunities in the 1950s than today. Low skilled manufacturing jobs were in abundance. However, advancement beyond menial labor was generally not available to blacks.
There were few blacks in management and no blacks were allowed to supervise white workers. There were no blacks in mid or upper management.

To claim blacks had it better societally in the 1950s shows outright ignorance. In most of America they were treated as second class citizens and were restricted from public access
No. Blacks and whites were separated. Blacks had their own neighborhoods, schools, and businesses. Many were thriving. Of course, poverty still existed, as it does today. However, black children had both parents in the home, no drugs, no crime, no gangs, no prostitution, and public schools worked.

To try and make it seem as though black folks had it good in 1950 is asinine.
 
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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020
No, it doesn't make you racist...it just makes you more than likely, white...

it also means all that all of your whining about tax rates was bullshit -- since tax rates were far more higher in the 50's
First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Secondly, you have me confused with someone else. I prefer the tax rates of 1950 and have never complained about tax rates, dick lips.
So when Trump said that economically -- blacks are doing better than they have ever done in the history of the US -- you know that is a lie...correct??

and here is another reason I have zero respect for folks who talk this dumb shit.....

You dumb asses cry oppression and marxism over the slightest thing -- wearing a mask to go into a Walmart -- Starbucks putting Happy Holidays on their cups, goofy shit...

But you same muthafuckas will tell black folks in the 50's that they should shut up about REAL OPPRESSION because in your mind, you think they did better economically....

View attachment 389374
Sorry to piss on your cheerios but it is a historical fact blacks did better back then, they had black wall street, owned way more business then today
Exactly right. Black neighborhoods were well served by black owned businesses. When you add in the fact that two parent families were the rule and no crime, drugs, gangs, and illegitimacy existed, things weren’t so bad. Of course there was racism and other problems. We have lots of problems today.
 

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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020
No, it doesn't make you racist...it just makes you more than likely, white...

it also means all that all of your whining about tax rates was bullshit -- since tax rates were far more higher in the 50's
First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Secondly, you have me confused with someone else. I prefer the tax rates of 1950 and have never complained about tax rates, dick lips.
So when Trump said that economically -- blacks are doing better than they have ever done in the history of the US -- you know that is a lie...correct??

and here is another reason I have zero respect for folks who talk this dumb shit.....

You dumb asses cry oppression and marxism over the slightest thing -- wearing a mask to go into a Walmart -- Starbucks putting Happy Holidays on their cups, goofy shit...

But you same muthafuckas will tell black folks in the 50's that they should shut up about REAL OPPRESSION because in your mind, you think they did better economically....

View attachment 389374
Sorry to piss on your cheerios but it is a historical fact blacks did better back then, they had black wall street, owned way more business then today
Prosperity for blacks then was often fragile, short-lived, and subject to complete destruction at any time.

Black Wall Street was long gone by the 1950's, destroyed by whites in a 1921 massacre.

May 31 and June 1 mark the 99th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, when a white mob descended on an affluent black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Greenwood District, which was known as “Black Wall Street,” was decimated in a matter of days. Roughly 1,200 homes were burned, 35 blocks burned, and an estimated 300 black people killed.

The massacre was largely brushed over for decades — records of it disappeared, and it wasn’t often talked about. When it was, it was dubbed the Tulsa race “riot” as a way to muddy the waters of what happened and make it seem that both sides were equally at fault. In the 1990s, Oklahoma put together a commission to try to find out what happened in the 1921 massacre, and in 2001, it released a report on its findings. From its prologue, written by then-state Rep. Don Ross:
A mob destroyed 35-square-blocks of the African American Community during the evening of May 31, through the afternoon of June 1, 1921. It was a tragic, infamous moment in Oklahoma and the nation’s history. The worse civil disturbance since the Civil War. In the aftermath of the death and destruction the people of our state suffered from a fatigue of faith — some still search for a statute of limitation on morality, attempting to forget the longevity of the residue of injustice that at best can leave little room for the healing of the heart. Perhaps this report, and subsequent humanitarian recovery events by the governments and the good people of the state will extract us from the guilt and confirm the commandment of a good and just God — leaving the deadly deeds of 1921 buried in the call for redemption, historical correctness, and repair.
 
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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020
No, it doesn't make you racist...it just makes you more than likely, white...

it also means all that all of your whining about tax rates was bullshit -- since tax rates were far more higher in the 50's
First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Secondly, you have me confused with someone else. I prefer the tax rates of 1950 and have never complained about tax rates, dick lips.
So when Trump said that economically -- blacks are doing better than they have ever done in the history of the US -- you know that is a lie...correct??

and here is another reason I have zero respect for folks who talk this dumb shit.....

You dumb asses cry oppression and marxism over the slightest thing -- wearing a mask to go into a Walmart -- Starbucks putting Happy Holidays on their cups, goofy shit...

But you same muthafuckas will tell black folks in the 50's that they should shut up about REAL OPPRESSION because in your mind, you think they did better economically....

View attachment 389374
Sorry to piss on your cheerios but it is a historical fact blacks did better back then, they had black wall street, owned way more business then today
Prosperity for blacks then was often fragile, short-lived, and subject to complete destruction at any time.

Black Wall Street was long gone by the 1950's, destroyed by whites in a 1921 massacre.

May 31 and June 1 mark the 99th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, when a white mob descended on an affluent black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Greenwood District, which was known as “Black Wall Street,” was decimated in a matter of days. Roughly 1,200 homes were burned, 35 blocks burned, and an estimated 300 black people killed.

The massacre was largely brushed over for decades — records of it disappeared, and it wasn’t often talked about. When it was, it was dubbed the Tulsa race “riot” as a way to muddy the waters of what happened and make it seem that both sides were equally at fault. In the 1990s, Oklahoma put together a commission to try to find out what happened in the 1921 massacre, and in 2001, it released a report on its findings. From its prologue, written by then-state Rep. Don Ross:
A mob destroyed 35-square-blocks of the African American Community during the evening of May 31, through the afternoon of June 1, 1921. It was a tragic, infamous moment in Oklahoma and the nation’s history. The worse civil disturbance since the Civil War. In the aftermath of the death and destruction the people of our state suffered from a fatigue of faith — some still search for a statute of limitation on morality, attempting to forget the longevity of the residue of injustice that at best can leave little room for the healing of the heart. Perhaps this report, and subsequent humanitarian recovery events by the governments and the good people of the state will extract us from the guilt and confirm the commandment of a good and just God — leaving the deadly deeds of 1921 buried in the call for redemption, historical correctness, and repair.
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They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.

There are extremists who certainly believe that, but no, I don't think most blacks think 2020 is the same as when they were forced to use separate water fountains, separate bathrooms, sit at the back of the bus, go to separate schools, and be barred from buying homes in certain neighborhoods as they were in the 1950s.
 
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I’ll take 1950 any day. I know...I know...that automatically makes me a racist, sexist, and homophobic by the dim witted. Oh well, I’ll risk it.

America 1950 vs. America 2020
In 1950, Texaco Star Theatre, The Lone Ranger and Hopalong Cassidy were some of the most popular shows that Americans watched on television.

In 2020, a Netflix film entitled “Cuties” is so trashy and so disgusting that four states have sent a letter to Netflix asking for it to be removed because it is “fodder for those with criminal imaginations, serving to normalize the view that children are sexual beings.”

In 1950, television networks would not even show husbands and wives in bed together.

In 2020, “adult websites” get more traffic than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined.

In 1950, people would greet one another as they walked down the street.

In 2020, Americans are too enamored with their cellphones to be bothered with actual human contact.

In 1950, gum chewing and talking in class were some of the major disciplinary problems in our schools.

In 2020, kids are literally gunning down police officers in the streets.

In 1950, people would make an effort to dress up and look nice when they would go out in public.

In 2020, most of the population has become utter slobs and “People of Walmart” has become one of our most popular memes.

In 1950, the typical woman got married for the first time at age 20 and the typical man got married for the first time at age 22.

In 2020, the typical woman gets married for the first time at age 27 and the typical man gets married for the first time at age 29.

In 1950, a lot of people would leave their homes and their vehicles unlocked because crime rates were so low.

In 2020, many that live in urban areas are deathly afraid of all the civil unrest that has erupted, and gun sales have soared to all-time record highs.

In 1950, Americans actually attempted to parent their children.

In 2020, we pump our kids full of mind-altering drugs and we let our televisions and our video games raise our children.

In 1950, Baltimore was one of the most beautiful and most prosperous cities on the entire planet.

In 2020, Baltimore regularly makes headlines because of all the murders that are constantly occurring. Of course the exact same thing could be said about many of our other major cities.

In 1950, 78 percent of all households in America contained a married couple.

In 2020, that figure has fallen below 50 percent.

In 1950, about 5 percent of all babies in the United States were born to unmarried parents.

In 2020, about 40 percent of all babies in the United States will be born to unmarried parents.

In 1950, new churches were regularly being opened all over the United States.

In 2020, it is being projected that 1 out of every 5 churches in the U.S. “could be forced to shut their doors in the next 18 months”, and the mayor of Lubbock, Texas just said that opening a new Planned Parenthood clinic is like starting a church.

In 1950, we actually had high standards for our elected officials, and people actually did research on the candidates before they cast their votes.

In 2020, more than 4,000 people in one county in New Hampshire voted for a “transsexual Satanic anarchist” in the Republican primary, and she is now the Republican nominee for sheriff in Cheshire County.

In 1950, children would go outside and play when they got home from school.

In 2020, our parks and our playgrounds are virtually empty and we have the highest childhood obesity rate in the industrialized world.

In 1950, front porches were community gathering areas, and people would regularly have their neighbors over for dinner.

In 2020, many of us don’t know our neighbors at all, and the average American watches more than five hours of television a day.

In 1950, Americans used words such as “knucklehead”, “moxie” and “jalopy”.

In 2020, new terms such as “nomophobia”, “peoplekind” and “social distancing” have been introduced into the English language.

In 1950, the very first credit card was issued in the United States.

In 2020, Americans owe more than 930 billion dollars on their credit cards.

In 1950, one income could support an entire middle class household.

In 2020, tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs and filed for unemployment, and more than half of all households in some of our largest cities are currently facing “serious financial problems”.

In 1950, the American people believed that the free market should govern the economy.

In 2020, most Americans seem to believe that the government in Washington and the Federal Reserve must endlessly “manage” the economy.

In 1950, “socialists” and “communists” were considered to be our greatest national enemies.

In 2020, most of our politicians in Washington have eagerly embraced socialist and communist policy goals.

In 1950, the U.S. Constitution was deeply loved and highly revered.

In 2020, anyone that actually admits to being a “constitutionalist” is considered to be a potential domestic terrorist.

In 1950, the United States loaned more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 2020, the United States owes more money to the rest of the world than anybody else.

In 1950, the total U.S. national debt reached the 257 billion dollar mark for the first time in our history.

In 2020, we added 864 billion dollars to the national debt in the month of June alone. In other words, we added over three times more to the national debt in that one month than the total amount of debt that had been accumulated from the founding of our nation all the way to 1950.

In 1950, most Americans were generally happy with their lives.

In 2020, the suicide rate is at an all-time record high, and it has been rising every single year since 2007.
America 1950 vs. America 2020
No, it doesn't make you racist...it just makes you more than likely, white...

it also means all that all of your whining about tax rates was bullshit -- since tax rates were far more higher in the 50's
First, blacks had it better in 1950 in almost every economic and societal factor than they do today.

Secondly, you have me confused with someone else. I prefer the tax rates of 1950 and have never complained about tax rates, dick lips.
So when Trump said that economically -- blacks are doing better than they have ever done in the history of the US -- you know that is a lie...correct??

and here is another reason I have zero respect for folks who talk this dumb shit.....

You dumb asses cry oppression and marxism over the slightest thing -- wearing a mask to go into a Walmart -- Starbucks putting Happy Holidays on their cups, goofy shit...

But you same muthafuckas will tell black folks in the 50's that they should shut up about REAL OPPRESSION because in your mind, you think they did better economically....

View attachment 389374
Sorry to piss on your cheerios but it is a historical fact blacks did better back then, they had black wall street, owned way more business then today
Prosperity for blacks then was often fragile, short-lived, and subject to complete destruction at any time.

Black Wall Street was long gone by the 1950's, destroyed by whites in a 1921 massacre.

May 31 and June 1 mark the 99th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, when a white mob descended on an affluent black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Greenwood District, which was known as “Black Wall Street,” was decimated in a matter of days. Roughly 1,200 homes were burned, 35 blocks burned, and an estimated 300 black people killed.

The massacre was largely brushed over for decades — records of it disappeared, and it wasn’t often talked about. When it was, it was dubbed the Tulsa race “riot” as a way to muddy the waters of what happened and make it seem that both sides were equally at fault. In the 1990s, Oklahoma put together a commission to try to find out what happened in the 1921 massacre, and in 2001, it released a report on its findings. From its prologue, written by then-state Rep. Don Ross:
A mob destroyed 35-square-blocks of the African American Community during the evening of May 31, through the afternoon of June 1, 1921. It was a tragic, infamous moment in Oklahoma and the nation’s history. The worse civil disturbance since the Civil War. In the aftermath of the death and destruction the people of our state suffered from a fatigue of faith — some still search for a statute of limitation on morality, attempting to forget the longevity of the residue of injustice that at best can leave little room for the healing of the heart. Perhaps this report, and subsequent humanitarian recovery events by the governments and the good people of the state will extract us from the guilt and confirm the commandment of a good and just God — leaving the deadly deeds of 1921 buried in the call for redemption, historical correctness, and repair.
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They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.

There are extremists who certainly believe that, but no, I don't think most blacks think 2020 is the same as when they were forced to use separate water fountains, separate bathrooms, sit at the back of the bus, go to separate schools, and be barred from buying homes in certain neighborhoods as they were in the 1950s.
Blacks fear cops will shoot them in the back for nothing. They fear cops will kill them for selling cigarettes on the street. They fear they might get killed while jogging. Many believe institutional racism is still prevalent.
 

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They’re being murdered today. Many blacks believe discrimination and racism is a terrible problem TODAY.

There are extremists who certainly believe that, but no, I don't think most blacks think 2020 is the same as when they were forced to use separate water fountains, separate bathrooms, sit at the back of the bus, go to separate schools, and be barred from buying homes in certain neighborhoods as they were in the 1950s.
Just because it is not as bad does not mean it is not a problem
 

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