As a full-fledged geezer (I’ll be turning 71 next week), I find occasion from time to time to write here about nostalgia in general. But I don’t go in for the popular nonsense that the so-called good old days were a whole lot better than current times. They weren’t.


Paul Waldman of The American Prospect is out with a GOOD PIECE on this subject:


Three years ago, John Boehner was doing an interview when he lamented, perhaps with a tear peeking its way through the corner of his eye, that Democrats “are snuffing out the America that I grew up ...

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As a full-fledged geezer (I’ll be turning 71 next week), I find occasion from time to time to write here about nostalgia in general. But I don’t go in for the popular nonsense that the so-called good old days were a whole lot better than current times. They weren’t.

Paul Waldman of The American Prospect is out with a GOOD PIECE on this subject:

Three years ago, John Boehner was doing an interview when he lamented, perhaps with a tear peeking its way through the corner of his eye, that Democrats “are snuffing out the America that I grew up ...

Read more