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Fifty-Five Years of Independence has Led to This:

The Republic of Barbados (November 30, 2021) Yesterday was the first day of the Republic of Barbados. I wonder what that looks like StarLogically… Well, that’s a nice surprise: two incnjuncts, both of which are symbolic of this action. Moon … Continue reading

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So, That Leaves This Last Man Standing

Patrick Leahy (May 31, 1940) The extended comparison of Roman Emperors with United States Presidents leaves just one position unaccounted for: who would be the likely fourth person if history repeated itself. I’m not entirely sure Patrick Leahy is the … Continue reading

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Hypothetical Question: What Happens If History Repeats Itself?

The Year of Four Emperors (69 AD) It’s no exaggeration to suggest that the United States is going through a similar situation that the Roman Empire did in 69 AD. After Nero committed (assisted) suicide, four men in succession took … Continue reading

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Ah, That Clears Everything Up, to My Understanding

The United States of America is NOT a Democracy See, we’ve been viewing the States all wrong, since forever. It is supposed to be a servant of the people, not a government. Think SPQR, and you’ll finally get a glimpse … Continue reading

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The Last Battle of the Republic of Rome

Battle of Actium (September 2, 31 BC) This final chapter of the Civil War between Mark Antony and Octavian, which was undertaken to rid the Roman world of the son of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra, took place off the coast … Continue reading

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Was There Anyone More Miserable Than This Man?

Victor Hugo (February 26, 1802 – May 22, 1885) It’s not often that an individual can know exactly when he was conceived, but Victor Hugo did, and he encoded the date into one of his most famous stories. Since Hugo’s … Continue reading

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Caesar: The Die was Cast in 49 B.C.E.

Julius Caesar Crossing the Rubicon Honestly, you wouldn’t think such an insignificant stream could change the course of history, would you? Julius Caesar knew the significance of his actions, though. He knew that bringing his troops back home to Rome … Continue reading

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The First (and Only) Dictator of Rome

Gaius Julius C├Žsar (July 13, 100 BCE – March 15, 44 BCE) Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; The good is oft … Continue reading

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