STRAIT ON: America’s changing lifestyles, Part 8: Society in chaos

Photo courtesy of U.S. Government and WikipediaAfter 12 years of Republican rule in the White House, Democrat Bill Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States in 1992. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter The ’90s came in like a lamb and went out like a windstorm. Everything in our society seemed topsy-turvy. It was the decade of credit-card mania, bigger homes, more expensive cars, and luxurious spending. It was as though we were granted the right to “just charge it,” without any thought of how we would pay for it. Bankruptcies increased as did divorce, child, and spousal support. Stepfathers became more important than biological ones to children

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