9 Striking Similarities Between The Late-Stage Roman Empire And America Today


1. Russell Crowe was present in both periods: Today, he's an Academy Award-winning actor. Back then, he was Commander of the Armies of the North and the Felix Legions. A truly striking parallel.

2. A frightening number of men wore skirts in public back then, just like today: A clear indicator that the American empire is in its final stages.

3. Historians believe Rome collapsed shortly after the loss of the Little Caesars $5 Hot-n-Ready pizza: Uh-oh...

4. Too many penalty flags were thrown during sporting events: It took away the enjoyment of gladiator matches. The NFL is refusing to learn a lesson from history.

5. Most of the Senators were gay: Sound familiar? Hmmmm?

6. Politicians gained power by promising people free stuff: It's a little-known fact that Obamaphones played a huge role in Julius Caesar's rise to prominence.

7. The emperor's son did tons of drugs and bought prostitutes: To be fair, so did the emperor.

 8. The military was once the greatest force on earth but was taken over by a bunch of lily-livered sissies: Not good!

 9. The man in charge took power without being elected: Just like today.

 The similarities are uncanny! You all might as well accept the truth and just wait to be conquered by the Visigoths.

 

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