I-P: Capitalism vrs. commies

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Wed, 06 Mar 2002 09:08:22 -0800


"Joseph S. Barrera III" wrote:
> 
> > Could you remind me when capitalism was gentle, governments
> > sincere and
> > leaders level headed? I don't know when you grew up. The
> > McCarthy years?
> > The Nixon years? The Reagan years?
> 
> The Jimmy Carter years?

Let's presume that's true. It doesn't support Owen's theory of a general
decline. Maybe there was a brief period of light between periods of
darkness. Unless Owen's childhood was entirely lived in the Carter
period the claim that things were so much better then would seem not to
hold water.

 Paul Prescod