Monday, March 22, 2010

The Aftermath

If history is a guide, the Persian Wars can be viewed as an allegory for the battle between conservatives and statists.  The Battle of Marathon when the badly outnumbered Athenians defeated the Persians under Darius in 490 BC would be analogous to the Clintons' attempt at taking over health care...the Persians landed at Marathon and were promptly whupped.  Yesterday was, in my opinion, analogous to Thermopylae...and in a lot of ways.  The good guys (those that love freedom) were ultimately defeated, but they put up a spirited defense.  Remember, the way the Persians finally defeated the Spartans was when a Greek traitor, Ephialtes (Stupak?), told the Persians about a goat path that led behind the Spartan line...READ MORE

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