It's widely understood that Rome collapsed because of moral decay. Just like us.
That's debatable. During the last century or so of the Empire, Rome experienced a period of nearly puritanical moralism.
In any event, the morals of the average Roman (as opposed to the morals of their leaders) didn't change much throughout the span of the Empire.
posted on 07/16/2004 8:46:01 AM PDT
("I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members" -Groucho Marx)
"But if we change the constitution -
[Little Boy] - Then we could make all sorts of crazy laws!
[Amendment] Now you're catching on!
[Little Boy] But what if they say you're not good enough to be in the constitution?
[Amendment] Then I'll crush all opposition to me!
And I'll make Ted Kennedy pay
If he fights back, I'll say that he's gay
Well, the same could be said for America. The majority disapprove of homosexuality and homosexual marriage but our "enlightened" leaders of both parties vote so that they'll still get invitations to the right parties.
posted on 07/16/2004 11:48:26 AM PDT
(If we buy into the nonsense that we always have to vote for RINOs, we'll just end up taking the horn)
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