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Friday, May 20, 2022

If the American Empire Falls, Will the Republic Rise?

Victor Davis Hanson, eminent classicist, provides this warning to Americans in the lead of his most recent article at Epoch Times, updated May 16:

Americans are now entering uncharted, revolutionary territory.  They may witness things over the next five months that once would have seemed unimaginable.

It may prove in this momentous decade that the American Empire falls.  But take heart, because the fall of the empire — aren't all empires finally a bundle of conceits destined to collapse? — may lead to the revival of the American Republic.

The visions of empire and republic are as starkly different as George Washington and the founders were from Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.  Much of what constitutes the "American Empire" is a product of progressive doctrine.  It was about domestic imperialism perhaps far more than American global dominance.  Restoring the republic should be welcomed by citizens dedicated to our nation's founding principles.

We're reaching a culmination.  The left's decades-long march through America's institutions succeeded.  They control government, corporations, health care, sciences, media, arts and entertainment, education, nonprofits, sports...right down to the Boy and Girl Scouts.  

If you're feeling surrounded, don't.  There are many more of us than them.  The unbelievable major serial failures of the Biden administration (who bats zero?) are waking up a broader slice of the public — waking them up through mounting costs (inflation and energy), uncertainties (crime and the border), and flagrant attempts in schools to sexually debauch our kids (Biden's handlers support this effort), among other wanton offenses............."When revolutionaries undermine the system, earn the antipathy of the people, and face looming disaster at the polls, it is then that they prove the most dangerous — as we shall see over the next few months."...............Many of these elites, regardless the institution, are corrupt as hell. ...........Authoritarianism and totalitarianism are honey that attracts broken, angry, manipulative, controlling personalities..........To Read More....

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