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‘A Grim Little Insight from History’ (2016)

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These observations by Gibbon on the fall of the Roman Empire were very much with me throughout the unhappy days of the Obama regime.

https://leeduigon.com/2016/07/02/a-grim-little-insight-from-history/

One thing I’ve learned from history: people never learn from it. We still offer “entertainment” as a substitute for life. We can’t seem to get rid of government officials who are so bad, so incompetent, so determined to amass power as an end in itself, that you’d swear they were doing it on purpose.


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