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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-14-07 09:48 AM
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  -GAO Comptroller General warns: striking similarities US and fall of Rome Jim Warren  Aug-13-07 09:39 PM   #0 
  - We shouldn't have tried to act like Rome in the first place.  lvx35   Aug-13-07 09:43 PM   #1 
  - many of us here on DU have been saying this for a long time.  alyce douglas   Aug-13-07 09:45 PM   #2 
  - Yes, in fact it's so parallel that in Steven Saylor's recent book "Roma"  Lex   Aug-13-07 09:50 PM   #7 
  - Watch out, "declining moral values" in the context of Rome is anti-homo stuff  Cronus Protagonist   Aug-13-07 10:16 PM   #12 
     - That's what I love about DU  Jim Warren   Aug-13-07 10:47 PM   #16 
     - I don't think so. declining Rome was about murder, the poor getting poorer and the rich getting  robinlynne   Aug-13-07 11:09 PM   #21 
     - I'd say declining moral values  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-14-07 01:35 AM   #27 
  - That 's the BEST definition of the bush administration, their policies and actions........  Double T   Aug-13-07 09:46 PM   #3 
  - David Walker is one of the highest integrity people I know of in government.  TahitiNut   Aug-13-07 09:47 PM   #4 
  - What killed Rome was greed that sacked the treasury.  Selatius   Aug-13-07 09:50 PM   #5 
  - I think our barbarians come from INSIDE the gates.  TahitiNut   Aug-13-07 10:54 PM   #18 
  - don't forget the slaves inside Rome itself  kineneb   Aug-13-07 11:03 PM   #19 
  - Herman the German Denkmal  eridani   Aug-13-07 11:26 PM   #22 
  - Greed and an emporer who thought himself to be god.  Skidmore   Aug-14-07 12:48 PM   # 
  - Just made the same analogy this morning...  Junkdrawer   Aug-13-07 09:50 PM   #6 
  - Recommended #2  Benhurst   Aug-13-07 09:50 PM   #8 
  - The Romans didn't listen to Livy when he said  orestes   Aug-13-07 09:55 PM   #9 
  - Recommend #3  Double T   Aug-13-07 09:56 PM   #10 
  - Empires never last  angrycarpenter   Aug-13-07 09:56 PM   #11 
  - Empires have visions?  eridani   Aug-13-07 11:28 PM   #23 
     - The founding vision lapses into empire nt  Jim Warren   Aug-14-07 01:01 AM   #25 
        - Oh, OK  eridani   Aug-14-07 01:50 AM   #28 
  - Gee those of us paying attention have been saying this  nadinbrzezinski   Aug-13-07 10:21 PM   #13 
  - over-reach and hubris  kineneb   Aug-13-07 11:06 PM   #20 
  - BREAKING : GAO Comptroller General to deliver State of the Union address.  Theduckno2   Aug-13-07 10:45 PM   #14 
  - Walker wants to get message to presidential candidates  philly_bob   Aug-13-07 10:46 PM   #15 
  - ya think?  salin   Aug-13-07 10:51 PM   #17 
  - The GAO was the watchdog and now dire predictions  lovuian   Aug-14-07 01:00 AM   #24 
  - Except we have further to fall  krispos42   Aug-14-07 01:22 AM   #26 
  - Oh I don't know, maybe  Jim Warren   Aug-14-07 12:47 PM   #31 
     - Yanno.... I posted my idea about that...  krispos42   Aug-14-07 01:16 PM   #33 
  - All that gloom and he left out Peak Oil.  piedmont   Aug-14-07 02:04 AM   #29 
  - kick  Lex   Aug-14-07 09:48 AM   #30 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Aug-14-07 12:48 PM   #32 

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