When Rome the Republic Turns into Rome the Empire

I’m witnessing a similar transition…of the USA.

It was Caesar who consolidated power onto one position, and it is the Bush Admin who consolidated power onto one position. It was Caesar who slowly stripped away the power from the Senate, and it is the Bush Admin who slowly stripped away the power from the Congress.

Will Obama become the next Octavia?

“Power corrupts absolutely.” The Lord of the Rings have forewarned.

Unprecedented Power Shift In Bailout, Prof Warns, via NPR Moneyplanet.