Politics The 70's and 80's were better because people kept who they were voting for to themselves

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by dawg, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    Remember when the most outrageous thing you would see was a political button on someones shirt?

    Now everyone has to spit their candidate in your face and post about it all day on social media. Maybe technology was not the best thing for us humans.

    Look out your window, its a ghost town. everyone is locked in doors on their gadgets telling everyone else what to do on twitter.

    What a pathetic world we created for ourselves.
     
  2. HelloCleveland!

    HelloCleveland! Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    10,876
    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2012
    Messages:
    6,547
    Likes Received:
    8,113
    People were just as opinionated then, they just didn't have the reach or immediacy that they now have from the Internet and social media.
     
  3. crazypreacher

    crazypreacher Not followin whitey's rules

    Reputations:
    30,101
    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2010
    Messages:
    50,939
    Likes Received:
    53,394
    No internet either, so if you were that obtuse with your viewpoints, you'd be told to stfu. The media was a lot more responsible to.
     
    kingofallmessicans and BrerJimmy like this.
  4. freds

    freds . VIP

    Reputations:
    41,028
    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2010
    Messages:
    74,964
    Likes Received:
    39,404

    :iohi5:

    100% agree. look at MAGA and Jiblets.
     
  5. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    Who?
     
  6. Fuzz Nuts

    Fuzz Nuts VIP Extreme Gold

    Reputations:
    2,078
    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    2,378
    Likes Received:
    3,328
    It really changed with social media. Before Facebook I had Lots of actual friends I didn't know their politics. Then Facebook hits and it becomes clear they are batshit for some extreme political view. Pro Palestine, cop haters, anti vaxers, super religious, right wing, left wing etc.

    It used to be that I could be friends with more people and never know. Now I think they are wacko or they think I'm wacko and it's kinda done.
     
    XuXu, FosterKitten and dawg like this.
  7. OkbyeEric

    OkbyeEric Well-Known Member

    Reputations:
    7,518
    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2016
    Messages:
    2,237
    Likes Received:
    4,023
    Those times were better because there was no social media and there was insane creativity.
     
    dawg likes this.
  8. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

    Reputations:
    33,269
    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2010
    Messages:
    24,680
    Likes Received:
    28,371
    Assholes. Every one.
     
  9. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo Adios, farewell, goodbye. Banned User

    Reputations:
    117,202
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    30,869
    Likes Received:
    25,558
    who's your guy?
     
  10. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    I'm not Gay Gar. I know you think i am but nope.
     
    XuXu likes this.
  11. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic Gold

    Reputations:
    74,582
    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2015
    Messages:
    6,263
    Likes Received:
    17,745
    I remember my parents wouldn't tell me who they were voting for! Don't know why the secrecy.
     
    FosterKitten likes this.
  12. Slow

    Slow Just a gangster I suppose Banned User

    Reputations:
    336,992
    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2014
    Messages:
    26,048
    Likes Received:
    115,645
    [​IMG]

    remember when the news would just give you the facts and not tell people what to think?
     
    John Mahlin, BrerJimmy and Tim like this.
  13. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo Adios, farewell, goodbye. Banned User

    Reputations:
    117,202
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    30,869
    Likes Received:
    25,558
    I'm talking about in the election fucking asshole
     
  14. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    If you look at the other thread i guess i side with Gary Johnson on most issues.
     
  15. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo Adios, farewell, goodbye. Banned User

    Reputations:
    117,202
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    30,869
    Likes Received:
    25,558
    Who???
     
  16. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    the Libertarian.
     
    The Jackie chair likes this.
  17. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo Adios, farewell, goodbye. Banned User

    Reputations:
    117,202
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    30,869
    Likes Received:
    25,558
    :facepalm:
     
  18. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    Dude, you're a socialist and you are judging me?
     
  19. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo Adios, farewell, goodbye. Banned User

    Reputations:
    117,202
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2012
    Messages:
    30,869
    Likes Received:
    25,558
    ok and what the hell is that supposed to mean exactly?
     
  20. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

    Reputations:
    122,336
    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2010
    Messages:
    137,324
    Likes Received:
    123,199
    What was that smiley about?