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Video: Occupy Wall Street Circa 1979
Verum Serum ^
Posted on 10/17/2011 9:08:16 AM PDT by Nachum
Hat tip to Chris Moody for this clip. This comes from a film called Early Warnings. It shows a 1979 protest in New York on the 50th anniversary of the 1929 stock market crash. See if the vibe isnt familiar:
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1979; freetrade; globalism; manufacturing; occupy; slavery; street; wall
The communists never stop.
posted on 10/17/2011 9:08:20 AM PDT
Maybe history will repeat itself.
Think about who won the presidency in a landslide the following year??
posted on 10/17/2011 9:10:00 AM PDT
("Begging hands and Bleeding hearts will only cry out for more"...Anthem from Rush)
Indeed. Who is that candidate now?
posted on 10/17/2011 9:14:45 AM PDT
(The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
1979 was also at the tail end of a long period where people felt economically brutalized. Political opinions tend to radicalize under such conditions. Fortunately Reagan was able to appeal to our better angels of our American nature.
Is there someone on the horizon capable of doing that today? And do we still have enough people in our population willing to listen? We are about to find out.
posted on 10/17/2011 9:27:29 AM PDT
(Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
posted on 10/17/2011 9:42:51 AM PDT
(William Kristol does NOT choose my presidential candidate!)
posted on 10/17/2011 10:15:49 AM PDT
And circa 1936!
posted on 10/17/2011 10:22:18 AM PDT
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