Were the good ole days really the bad ole days ? You decide and add your own observations in the comment section below.
Journalistic ethics assured truth in advertising
Polio crippled and killed children by the thousands
A man’s ( woman’s ) word was his honor
Antibiotics were not available
Porches were social media
Votes were bought with a pint of liquor
Teachers were respected by parents
Vehicles were rarely heated or cooled
Political power was often subtle
Family doctors treated all ailments
Misbehaving children were spanked ( including school paddlings)
Facts were news ; opinions were editorials
Georgia Tech was a football power
Lawsuits were not the norm
There was no support for children with special needs
Girls wore skirts; boys wore pants
Schools were the heart of the community
There was quail-hunting in Georgia
A college education was for the financially comfortable only
Bootleggers were legit ( albeit ” illegally legit “)
Patriotism was high and the livin’ was pretty easy ( for some of us ! )
My view and mine only. Looking in the rear view mirror can , and often will, give a distorted view. But sometimes it’s all we have.
Compared to what we are going thru now, most of that sounds pretty good. Not all, but some.
Remember when you could talk about God and everyone felt the same way.