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1989 – What A Year

B-52's Circa 1989

B-52's Circa 1989

What happened in 1989?

  • Alaskan Coast Hit With 11 Million Barrel Oil Spill From Exxon Tanker, “Valdez”

  • One Million Demonstrate For Democracy In Beijing, Students Take Lead

  • Soviets Complete troop Withdraw From Afghanistan

  • Oliver North Is Convicted In Iran “Contra” Affair

  • Khomeini Offers $5 million For murder Of “Blasphemous” Author Salman Rushdie

  • Hundreds Die In Tiananmem Square As Troops Open Fire On Demonstrators

  • 5-4 Ruling By Supreme Court That Flag Burning Is Protected Free Speech

  • US Invades Panama

  • Earthquake Hits San Francisco Bay Area minutes before World Series Game

  • AZT is shown to delay onset of AIDS

  • Junk Bond” King Michael Milken earned $550 Million In 1987 From Drexel Lambert

  • 166 billion Taxpayer bail out of savings and loan industry voted by Congress

  • Fear of pesticide “Alar” used on apples causes industry to suffer

  • Bob McDonnell writes a college thesis

Guess which one of these is still news in 2009?

How pathetic is that?

The photo above is the B-52’s who did The Love Shack in 1989. To get a true sense of just how much time has passed and how much things have changed in the last 20 years, take a look at the video below that shows a much older version of the B52’s in 2007.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3YqaIxDp_0[/youtube]

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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