The Passing Parade: Cheap Shots from a Drive By Mind

"...difficile est saturam non scribere. Nam quis iniquae tam patiens urbis, tam ferreus, ut teneat se..." " is hard not to write Satire. For who is so tolerant of the unjust City, so steeled, that he can restrain himself... Juvenal, The Satires (1.30-32)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Last Night's Ukase from the Tsar.

Unbridled arrogance, wrapped in the usual sanctimonious K-Y jelly to make the shoving of the Constitution up the American people's collective backside that much easier to take. The former junior senator from Illinois has decided that the Constitution does not apply to him, so he will do as he pleases, thank you very much. "A republic, if you can keep it," said Benjamin Franklin in 1787, when a Philadelphia woman asked him after the Constitutional Convention what the new government would be. Well, 227 years later, we have arrived at the monarchy the Founding Fathers feared; this our Great Republic was nice while it lasted.

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