Ancient Rome Did Not Fall: Why Real Story is Even Scarier for America and How It Connects to Billionaires

“An able Goth wants to be like a Roman” was a Goth saying that applied to Theodoric The Great, who continued Roman rule and allied himself with the Eastern Empire.

Note: This story is an update from one that generated 50,000 fans in Medium in April, with added information on the Trump conspiracy and the role of billionaires.

Many who argue that America is in decline like to point to a perceived parallel with the decline of Rome, where citizens went…



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Barry Gander

I'm a Canadian from Connecticut, so 2 strikes against me. I'm a top writer in 5 fields, & I love finding the Meaning under the passing headlines.