The world when java was a dime seems so distant now. The turbulence of these times mirrors much of the events which occurred almost like it was 86 years back. Though much has changed yet much remains reminiscent of the times when java was a just a dime. Regrettably however, history always has found a way to repeat events that have played out before. And, today the times aren’t that much different for millions when all you had was a dime for that cup of java.
Even in the United States the plight of numerous continues to mount. Any attempt to shut the best wealth disparity gap in history is swiftly and suddenly squashed. There remains a never ending growing number of those that are swept up into the whirlwind cycle of poverty.
Back when coffee was a dime there seemed to be a more civility among the masses. In this nations darkest hour much of this country was held together by the sheer refinement that society had those many years ago. Now, we live in an age greed and selfishness. Our leaders of political expediency have plotted, schemed, and shrewdly positioned this country away from the basic principles of our Founding Fathers. In doing this have corrupted the very institutions of government. Now, that cup of coffee sets one back more than $3.00. Heaven forbid you order and espresso! That’s like shelling out another mortgage. And, of course the civility of our state was torn apart, more so by having Trump in the White House.
What this current Administration has done alongside our spineless congress has only hastened this nations downfall. We are now poised to fall into a period a cataclysm of financial grief. Another Great Depression is most surely on the way.
Through greed and financial posturing by the wealthy elite managed to wipe out millions of hard working Americans monetary ways. All across the country”Hay buddy can you spare a dime” was the cry of a country swept up into a period of anguish and torment. It was a good thing though that java was just a dime.
Even back in the early 1960’s 10 cents may actually buy a great deal of things. Not so today. Costs of everything has risen drastically to the point that millions are not able to make ends meet. The plight of the poor, the impoverished masses has just continued to increase with every passing year.
From the 30’s where starving masses lined up in soup kitchens one of the most popular songs of the time used that catch phrase”can you spare a dime” to portray the reason why this nation stole their livelihoods? To a wonderful deal today our own governmental policies has made it much easier for corporations and businesses to siphon off livelihoods leaving millions stranded, abandoned by the very government that is supposed to help in troubled times.
Sure, today there are those so called safety nets, Food stamps, unemployment insurance and other agencies which are supposed to help. But, sadly more often than not these agencies are simply foot notes of the large bureaucratic blotted system called our government. And, Trump and the rest of the Republicans all they need to do is reduce or eliminate all leaving countless languish in poverty.
When coffee was a dime was a time period where the simplicity of existence eased much of the tension and turmoil that grew from those most difficult and depressing times. Today, the pace of life is much faster more stressful in practically every way. One must wonder if you see panhandlers at virtually every intersection it’s not a dime they’re asking for it’s now a few dollars. And that’s the very sad fact we live in today.