United States is following in ancient Rome’s fatal steps

By Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:
Long ago in a country far, far away from Saint George, Kansas, one Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) wrote these words: “Do not blame Caesar; blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and given him triumphal processions… Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the ‘new, wonderful good society’ which shall now be Rome, interpreted to mean ‘more money, more ease, more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.’ ”









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