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Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:46 AM

Beware the Ides of March.

They say history repeats itself. The Ides of March happens to fall on "News Dump Friday" this year.

The Ides of March is a day on the Roman calendar that corresponds to 15 March. It was notable for the Romans as a deadline for settling debts. In 44 BC, it became notorious as the date Julius Caesar was murdered by a group of senators. They were led by Marcus Brutus, who had previously been a close friend of Caesar.


I'm not saying he will be assassinated literally, but there are plenty of scandals swirling around the president, and it would only take a handful of Senators and/or a "close friend" to make the Ides of March 2019 a significant turning point again, 2063 years later.



here is an interesting article showing some parallels between Trump and Caesar
https://benjaminstudebaker.com/2017/06/19/how-similar-are-trump-and-caesar/

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Response to garybeck (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 11:51 AM

1. If Mueller is poetic he could unseal the indictments.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:15 PM

2. the Senate (including republicans) could vote down his emergency declaration

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Response to garybeck (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:18 PM

3. They are scheduled to vote today, March 14.

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Response to Sneederbunk (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:24 PM

4. better make some popcorn. n/t

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Response to garybeck (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:28 PM

5. Saw a 'funny' article in the federalist where Rubio and Cruz play a part

Cruz is Brutus. A shame they didn't find a role for Romney.
http://thefederalist.com/2016/03/11/donald-trump-should-beware-the-ides-of-march/

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Response to garybeck (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:32 PM

6. And keep off the moors...stick to the roads.

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Response to garybeck (Original post)

Thu Mar 14, 2019, 12:42 PM

7. Beware the tides of March

when the green beer flows!

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