Skip to comments.Obama's 'Worst of the '70s' Show
Posted on 06/18/2014 5:13:40 AM PDT by IBD editorial writer
Deja Vu: If the Reagan era was the "decade of greed," what would you call the Obama era? How about a rerun of the Seventies?
Someone who lapsed into a coma in the '70s and woke up today might wonder if time had passed at all. Sure, the cars are sleeker and the technology cooler, but the rest in large part thanks to President Obama is starting to look vaguely and uncomfortably like the worst of that awful decade.
A few parallels worth noting:
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Having suffered a broken 5th metatarsal in Feb and being under doctor’s orders to stay off my feet, I took my first walk around the neighborhood yesterday.
I was a nonplussed to see how hard the recession has been on my neighborhood. Houses people were proud to maintain needing yards cleaned up, driveways disintegrated into rubble, weeds taking over, no flowers in front, old beaters in the driveways,.............what was beautiful and lovely place to raise kids has become tired and sad.
I could hardly wait to get back inside.
It should be pointed out that many (if not most) of the people who got filthy rich during Reagan’s “decade of greed” were flaming liberals. Michael Milkin and Michael Eisner come to mind, but there are many, many others.
Just about everything except inflation, polyester leisure suits and bad disco.
I do awake each morning with this strange sense of deja-vu that I’m a teenager again reliving the whole Carter Administration.
I still cringe when I hear that the 80’s were the “decade of greed”...
THIS, here TODAY, is the decade of greed. EVERYTHING our elected leaders do is simply to line their OWN pockets from EVERY possible source! It’s ALL they spend their time doing! Figuring out every possible angle to extract money from somebody; somewhere.
At least in the 80’s, we had SOME principled men in office who actually worked to BETTER this nation for no other reason than they loved it.
I can’t remember where I read it or who said it, but before Obie was inaugurated it was said that there were 2 kinds of people. those that remember what the 1970s were like and those that were going to find out.
I was only a kid but remember the 70s esp. the peanut years very well.
“I do awake each morning with this strange sense of deja-vu that Im a teenager again reliving the whole Carter Administration.”
Up next, the abomination known as Disco!
Obama = Carter on steroids, lacking the love of country.
No more Hubert Humphreys, Scoop Jacksons or Zell Millers in the RAT party, with whom you could disagree but still respect because they loved America too.
Replaced by rap/gangsta rap.
Coming this fall on NBC: The updated version of “What’s Happening!”, starring Barack Obama as “Raj”, Eric Holder as “Dwayne”, and Al Shapton as “Rerun.”
“Just about everything except inflation, polyester leisure suits and bad disco.”
Food prices are rocketing higher, leisure suits were positively gorgeous compared to idiots running around with their pants falling off and their drawers showing, and “bad disco” was much better than most of the crap people are calling music now. Would you rather listen to this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3rEzI0PtPAor this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrUvu1mlWco&list=PLd42-BQxb8RZFFnp_2gP9IxBGWehP40eX? As for Ol’ Rip I think Donna is an absolute angel and the epitome of talent compared to Miley even though I would not have crossed the street to see Donna Summer in the seventies and I think we would have to climb a long, long, long hill to get back UP to where we were in the seventies. I would pay a fair sum to NEVER HEAR OF Miley Cyrus again. I would think it heaven to see all the danged fools with their pants falling off dress up in polyester leisure suits. But, what the hey, I’m just a grouchy old man whose idea of a great singer is Roy Orbison. What do I know?
Agreed, Mr. Sawyer, and may I say it now, because I may not be available to say it when the inevitable happens (and NO WISH that it may happen soon)...R.I.P., Rip.
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