Skip to comments.Vanity: Remember when we had real FREEDOM?
Posted on 07/04/2014 2:44:06 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
On this 4th of July.. what are some things we used to be able to do.. that we cannot anymore?
Making fun of each other and making fun of things that were... unnatural..
This country used to make FUN of homosexuals.
Now you could get in trouble for 'hate speech' and lose your career, job or family.
Anybody remember The Ambiguously Gay Duo???
What would happen if somebody made a cartoon like that today?????????????????????
Ambiguously Gay Duo Episode.
This was a mere 10 to 15 years ago.
These guys were the inspiration for Obama’s presidency! LOL!!!
Yeah that was one of my favs on SNL. I stopped watching SNL several years ago.
Yea SNL caved to the Progressives. I haven’t seen it in years.
Now EVERYONE is so hypersensitive..
Anthony Cumia loses his job because someone attacks him on the street.
I remember a day when ya didn’t need a hazmat team of change a light bulb
And a day when the pollution on our shores was from us..
A day when a comic book was cheap.
I remember Fresh baked buns
And poppyseed kolachis..
And try to forget the lutefisk
Although.. We’ll soon sample Chinese air this fall..
Ask Harry Reid about odors,he can smell a good real estate deal a hundred miles away, or so I hear.
When you didn't have to stop before every random act and think, "wait, this isn't illegal is it?"
I remember when people were appalled if a president said he would act on his own and then said sue me but this week I heard two low info voters saying it was showed strength!
Don’t celebrate laughing at homosexuals. It was the first step towards acceptance of the lifestyle. Once it was an invisible subculture at best and unmentionable abomination at worst. Laughing at homosexuals with Will and Grace, Ambiguously Gay Duo, Brokeback Mountain jokes, and countless other goofy homosexual caricatures paved the way to same sex marriage in this country. Humor more than anything else is how we ended up in a place where homosexual unions are about to be nationalized, and opposing this is a firable offense.
It’s not that long ago that the lezzies used to call THEMSELVES names that are suddenly verboten. Remember when ElRushbo used to play a tape of a group of them screaming defiance toward straights screeching out, “We’re here; we’re queer; and we’re in your face!”
When on vacation ,as kids, my brother and I roamed all over the back seat wrestling, sticking our bare feet in the back windshield, and in general acting silly. Not strapped in seats for hundreds of miles. Boys ran around the neighborhood shooting toy guns, and everyone thought it was normal. In restaurants adults lit up a cigarette after a good meal. A boy could pester and tease a girl he liked without being accused of sexual harassment.
Not to mention the peasants touring the Capitol Bld.
You could walk into a school, courthouse, airport, even the boarding areas, without showing IDs, passing through metal detectors, patted down, and variously search like we are criminal suspects.
Visit New Mexico safely.
I don’t buy it.
We have “real” freedom now..just as we have always had.
The difference is “now” there are a bunch of folks telling us we don’t..and unfortunately far to many,and sadly more than most on the right, believe this BS.
If a political leader, a inept government, or some talk show host can convince you that don’t have real freedom and you live in this great country, then, IMHO, you are unclear on the concept...
Neighborhoods I knew in my three years living in the city growing up that were safe when I was a kid now are overran either with illegals or just plain throat cutting scum.
When I was about 9 we moved for good out to the sticks about 20 miles out of town. By age 12 I was hunting the ridges after school. Neighbors didn't lock doors. Today I keep a loaded firearm I can access quickly. Yeah a lot has changed indeed in the USA in my 56 years on earth.
I wonder, is America still alive or are we celebrating the birthday of a “Weekend at Bernie’s” style corpse?
The kids these days don’t want to hear what life was like fifty or sixty years ago, and would never understand, anyway.
They really believe they’re “free” now.
Even at the height of The Cold War our nation was not in the danger it is today now our rights and freedom. In the late 1960's early 1970's planes were hijacked. One nutjob demanded the pilot crash into Y-12 at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. I remember that one real well. I also remember when I was in the military in the late 1970's still being able to board a commercial plane and not have to be subjected to invasion of privacy. Our nation had leaders who had programs aimed at the criminal not the citizens. Sky Marshalls Program worked and no ones rights were compromised.
As kids in school we could talk to our buddies at school about our shotgun, rifles, whatever and even the teacher would join in if he was a hunter. We used to talk to the assistant principle in my high school about hunting and guns. Now we have to worry about teachers having sex with grade schoolers and the Gay Recruiters coming in for tolerance and sexual preference indoctrination assemblies. Woe unto any deaf student using sign language that in any form resembles pointing.
We could tell ethnic jokes, and everyone in the room would laugh.
Kids would bring their rifles and shotguns to SCHOOL and store them in their lockers...and that was in NEW YORK. My generation used to hunt; now they play soccer.
Once the government disbanded the public schools in the 1960's and 1970's, getting to where we are now was inevitable.
Great points...we had guns everywhere in school when I was younger...never heard of anyone hurt or killed by those weapons...never.
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