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The killer, the destroyer,
that makes us again one

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Posted By: Chabis, 4/3/2020 7:17:17 AM

It once seemed that every generation was somehow fated to have its lives, hopes and dreams turned upside down with a world catastrophe. Diseases, wars, financial collapses... But each and every generation is molded by the world in which they grew up. Just within reach of my own memory were the Great Depression and WWII which shaped, not only my parents' lives but their entire outlook on life. My peaceful plans for life were turned totally upside down by Washington politicians who saw fit, based on their own experience and judgment, to immerse the United States in Indochina's political gyrations.





You have to dig around for it, but there are some positive posts that deal with today's realities. This one's found deep down on American Thinker

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ho72 4/3/2020 8:24:38 AM (No. 366904)
I wish I were optimistic. The most rabid dims are foaming at the mouth more than ever before because... Trump. They are spinning and framing every move he makes as wrong. They would gladly embrace calamity, both physical and economic, to remove him from office. Hatred is wrong, but I'm on the verge of it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MuncsSister 4/3/2020 9:02:32 AM (No. 366954)
To believe this article you have to believe that fighting the flu merits destroying the economy. And you also have to be totally unaware of the fact that Americans are behaving like The Stasi on social media— turning on each other en masse for leaving their homes to walk in the park and calling for grocery stores to be closed to “stop the spread.”
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It once seemed that every generation was somehow fated to have its lives, hopes and dreams turned upside down with a world catastrophe. Diseases, wars, financial collapses... But each and every generation is molded by the world in which they grew up. Just within reach of my own memory were the Great Depression and WWII which shaped, not only my parents' lives but their entire outlook on life. My peaceful plans for life were turned totally upside down by Washington politicians who saw fit, based on their own experience and judgment, to immerse the United States in Indochina's political gyrations.




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