Which day was worse for our country's self image: November 22, 1963 or 9/11

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by IHateHoward2, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. IHateHoward2

    IHateHoward2 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Only lived through the second one and as it was happening I kept thinking back to that line often said about how America lost its innocence when JFK was assassinated.

    Just curious how those who both lived through it or heard about the day from the parent's feel now that there's enough space between the two events to give each some context.
     
  2. babybear

    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ Gold

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    i was 10 and in 5th grade,that is all.
     
  3. Joe Bauers

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    First grade, I don't give a flying Fuck about either one . :dontknow:
     
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    Simple..JFK made it difficult for presidents to travel...the dirty turbans made it a nightmare for all of us..
     
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    Kennedy's assassination merely ended America's innocence. 9/11 portended the beginning of a much more sinister era.
     
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    No silly it happens every year


























    Black Friday
     
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    1971, and the end of the Gold Standard
     
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    Neither adversely affected my image of our nation. Both acts were perpetrated by soulless douchebags. When communists and camel-fucking jihadis target you, it means you're doing something right.

    Kill the fuckers and move on with your day.
     
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    The Kennedy assassination didn't set this nation on the road to financial ruin. It didn't expose the utter weakness and acquiesence of some in this nation based on "political correctness".
     
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    The day Howard signed with Sirius. Prior to that we had one entertainer who was succeeding by retaining his ethics and morality in the face of big money. Then Sirius happened and the world learned that even Howard has been bought.
     
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    12-7-1941
     
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    Yep.
     
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    August 16, 1977

    The King is Dead
     
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    1/12/54
     
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    2/3/59.
     
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    From what I understand, the reason Nixon got off the gold standard was because France was going to every country and said pay us in dollars and then was going to redeem all the dollars for our gold. Nixon stopped that Charles De Galle shit right then and there.
     
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    I shit my pants that day. Of course I was 3 months old.
     
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    11/12/13