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10 things you could do in 1975 that you can't do now

The bad old days, when people were more responsible and less afraid. Can you imagine where we will be 35 years from today?


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A very good topic

When I worked with younger folks I did a lot of preaching to them how much the times have changed.
The sad part is how effective the "brain train" education has been over the last few decades.
I miss those days,,,,,,,,,,,


In 1975 you could not

ride a motorcycle without a helmet!

typo ?

um..... Yes you could.

"You only live free if your willing to die free."

In the 1970's I raised bees without being poisoned by GMO crap

from the neighbors. No bee die offs from GMO poison!

Surviving the killing fields of Minnesota

Todays brainwashing: GMO's are safe

Bees, imho, are like a canary in a coal mine. Do you think we'll

make it another 35 years, or is our die off next?

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

I think we will see a day when vegetables, fruits, and nuts

will be going at a premium price. You may not be able to buy seeds any longer, because no pollinators left.

I think the agricultural system in place now is going to collapse soon, because the soil can't absorb pollution forever. The USA will become an agricultural wasteland because of the greed of Monsatan.

When one considers the vast amount of commercial fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides sprayed on the land, you must admit humans are in trouble. But then add in the fact that corn stalks continually plowed into the soil is loaded with pesticides, antibiotics, viruses, bacteria, and even formaldehyde. That speeds up the dooms day that is approaching fast.

If you live in a rural area you would know that nitrates in the water supply is very serious heath threat. This didn't happen overnight it took over 75 years of poor farming practises to cause nitrates to reach well water hundreds of feet down. The same thing is going to happen with all the chemicals, even the USDA says it takes 50 years for these chemicals to reach our well water. We only been using chemicals in farming heavily in the past 20 years. In 30 years or so I think water municipalities will be in real trouble trying to supplying clean water.

I won't see all these things happening in my life time it's the next 3 or 4 generations that are going to pay the price of this generations greed.

I don't know how bad it's really going to be but mass starvation is a real threat in 20 years or so.

Surviving the killing fields of Minnesota

Todays brainwashing: GMO's are safe

As a kid in the 70's

no one complained or called the cops on you for
- playing in a vacant lot
- playing 'tennis baseball' in the street
- walking in the alleys
- jumping and riding on trash trucks

Back then, most adults were happy as long as kids didn't throw tomatoes at their cars or ring their doorbells and run (or use model glue and light a little fire on the doorstep and then ring the doorbell and run - yeah I didn't like to do that either but my best friend was a misfit).

When I was 12 in 1959

I could walk to the woods with my .22 rifle and no one batted an eye. I used to buy things at the drugs store like carbon tetrachloride (for bug collecting) and gunpowder ingredients (for making fireworks), with no permission or questions asked. I worked at my dad's service station in the summer ($.25 an hour) pumping gas and whatnot. (Warning. Contains tetra-ethyl lead.)

The only time I remember that the government let me do more things was when right-turn-on-red was legalized. That was in the 70's. I got into my Chevy and right-turned-on-red like a whirling dervish.

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Still in 1983 you could

fire a loaded shotgun into a trashcan at the convention center to simulate cannon fire during the 1812 overture played by the high school band. And yes the 'active shooter' was a teenager. No charges filed and no complaints made.

I couldn't find it. So I googed it

Liberty Slipping: 10 Things You Could Do in 1975 That You Can't Do Now
In 1975:

1.You could buy an airline ticket and fly without ever showing an ID.

2.You could buy cough syrup without showing an ID.

3.You could buy and sell gold coins without showing an ID

4.You could buy a gun without showing an ID

5.You could pull as much cash out of your bank account without the bank filing a report with the government.

6.You could get a job without having to prove you were an American.

7.You could buy cigarettes without showing an ID

8.You could have a phone conversation without the government knowing who you called and who called you.

9. You could open a stock brokerage account without having to explain where the money came from.

10. You could open a Swiss bank account with ease. All Swiss banks were willing and happy to open accounts for Americans.

There are thousands of other examples.The monitoring is in place all that is required from here is the clampdown.

The differences, between now and 1975 in the business sector are even more prevalent. In recent years, in industry after industry regulations and prohibitions have been poured on top of free markets. It doesn't look like things will get any better in years to come. Eventually, the economy will suffocate and collapse, if this continues.

(Fixed it) Pretty small list compared to how bad we

know it really is.

Thanks for the bump!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown