Why did Rome fail ?
Da Pope

Farmington, NM

#1 Aug 14, 2013
Just curious what you all think.
Ted Nugent

Farmington, NM

#2 Aug 14, 2013
This one real easy, Obama did it.

Huntsville, AL

#3 Aug 14, 2013
Ted Nugent wrote:
This one real easy, Obama did it.
Yeah, but Bush started it.

United States

#4 Aug 14, 2013
time was up. They had a good run. Imperial rule is not sustainable.
latinos are the problem

Phoenix, AZ

#5 Aug 16, 2013
Mexicans screwed it up.

Las Cruces, NM

#6 Aug 16, 2013
factologist wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, but Bush started it.
classic response to a 5-8 years of Barack Obama White House Policies. So true...
Da Pope

Farmington, NM

#7 Aug 19, 2013
Gee, I thought I would get at lease one conservative stating that the down fall was due to loose morals, commie society, and democrats/liberal thinking.

United States

#8 Aug 20, 2013
latinos are the problem wrote:
Mexicans screwed it up.
That's not as far off as you think. The more you read about the fall of Rome the more you'll think you are reading about current times!
Why Dat

Farmington, NM

#9 Aug 21, 2013
There exists in human nature a strong propensity to depreciate the advantages, and to magnify the evils, of the present times.

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Why Dat

Farmington, NM

#10 Aug 21, 2013
whoopps credit Edward Gibbon -

Albuquerque, NM

#11 Aug 22, 2013
You can look up the actual history of why Rome fell. There are similarities to the current times. Corrupt, dishonest, greedy, egotistical...... politicians are ruining everything. The acceptance of total immorality by the world as a whole. The taking of GOD out of schools and government. Ofcourse, there are many people who pretend to be GODLY who are going straight to hell!

Huntsville, AL

#12 Aug 22, 2013
Da Pope

Farmington, NM

#13 Aug 22, 2013
The introduction of Christianity was a big factor.
Gods in school

Amherst, MA

#14 Aug 23, 2013
So if we all believe in Jupiter and Mars we will be okay.

United States

#15 Sep 5, 2013
Comfort and forgetfulness. After generation of people working to build the kingdom and ensure prosperity, the later generation were awarded the luxuries of their ancestors. They expected such luxuries and gaurentees of freedom. They never earned any of and it was taken for granted.

The US will suffer the same fate. It has too. We will fall apart from within. The poor are not even close to be poor in this country.

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