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    for some perspective.  There was open talk of revolution and some farming communities were creating armed militias (the real deal, not the playskool militias of today) and putting up roadblocks to keep out banksters and repo men.  Many of what today we would call "pundits", not fringe but mainstream, were talking of the need for a dictator and the end of capitalism and democracy.  There was no safety net, if people couldn't afford food, they starved.  Luckily, the country was more rural, so many people could poach food, but it was still a nightmare.

    "When I was an alien, cultures weren't opinions" ~ Kurt Cobain, Territorial Pissings

    by Subterranean on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 09:18:37 AM PST

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