December 14, 2014
The GOP Won. Now What?
In the movie Patton General George S. Patton relates a story: "For over a thousand years Roman conquerors returning from the wars enjoyed the honor of triumph, a tumultuous parade. . . A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning: that all glory is fleeting." The story, likely a bit of poetic license taken by screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola, cannot be attributed directly to Patton. However, he was known to often use the above quote, likely derived from the Latin expression “Sic transit gloria mundi”, which translates as: "Thus passes the glory of the world". As the GOP basks in the glory of their recent historic victory, one reinforced recently in Louisiana, they need to bear the above words in mind as their victory may be short-lived. It seems our Democrat friends are always offering the GOP friendly political advice on various issues. The problem with this is the GOP listens to such...(Read Full Article)