“I know not why anyone but a schoolboy in his declamation should whine over the Commonwealth of Rome, which grew great only by the misery of the rest of mankind.
The Romans, like others, as soon as they grew rich, grew corrupt; and in their corruption sold the lives and freedoms of themselves, and of one another.”
Stocks continued drifting higher today ahead of the Non-Farm Payrolls number tomorrow.
All is quiet in the Pax Americana. The natives are blissfully uninformed.
Did they know there were protests in London and Brussels?
No, they only hear of the latest fashions, and dark tales of the evil Russian, which are quickly dispelled by the posturing of Taylor Swift, and here and there, gossip about power struggles in the Capitol District.
Have a pleasant evening.