By Steve Grammatico:
Apocalypto, Mel Gibson’s epic movie depicting the Mayan culture’s end days, opens with a quotation from historian Will Durant on the fall of the Roman Empire: “A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within.”
Durant’s observation resonates for us. Consider: a supposedly center-right country electing and reelecting Obama, a leftist demagogue masquerading as a centrist. Consider: the ongoing damage to our constitutional system by the Deep State. Is it so hard to imagine an unabashed socialist or any of his soulmates winning the White House in 2020 and the effects on our economy, culture, and politics? Worse yet, transforming the country becomes the new president’s priority, with national security somewhere down the list.
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