Of course, there were 90% less laws and regulations back then to hamstring an entrepreneur pr business starting out. Heck, laborers could advertise services without fearing that the Town would come after them to check their licenses! But, let's not let facts about the obstacles change the facts - most of you young-un's are soft, and lazy, and so are your parents (if they're under 40). I'll bet you are socialists, too, and have signed up for that Obama-care with that Medicaid supplement! Free-loading buggers!
Now, let's see, where is my social security statement? Did Medicare cover that last visit to the nice doctor?