31st August 2013
* The Kennedy Assassination and subsequent coverup destroyed any trust the American people had in its government.
* The Beatles destroyed the indigenous American rock music culture.
* Vatican II effectively destroyed the Roman Catholic Church for going on fifty years now.
* Betty Friedan kick-starts modern feminist corrosion of American culture.
* Bobby Kennedy closed Alcatraz.
* Coca-Cola introduced Tab and started the fetish of paying good money for things that taste bad.
* The Ngo Dinh Diem assassination and coup in Saigon made the Vietnam war (and campus radicalism) inevitable.
* Harvey Ball invented the smiley face.
* PITA Andrew Sullivan was born.
It’s all been downhill since then.