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Originally posted by neformore
People older than me will remember the Cuban Missile Crisis, and Korea, and duck and cover/protect and survive drills and adverts on the TV, and the air-attack warning sirens being tested weekly.
Believe me when I say that the past 20 years have been extremely peaceful, and quiet, and that qhat you have experienced over the past week or so is nothing - and I really do mean nothing, compared to how things used to be.
Originally posted by jtma508
reply to post by Breifne
But there is a silver lining... all the arms manufacturers are going to get even richer. We all should be happy for them.