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Another Fear Inducing “US is the Roman Empire” Comparison

Another Fear Inducing US is the Roman Empire Comparison

Maybe we’ll start paying attention to history after we repeat it a few more times.

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Jürgen Hubert originally shared this post:

Relevant, as I have recently been reading about the Roman Republic.

How Political Campaign Spending Brought Down the Roman Republic

Two years after the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United, which allowed unlimited corporate and union money into American politics, there is one line that continues to echo: “The appearance of …