Most modern-day Americans are too small-minded to see the big picture. For instance, they can’t see the ulterior motives beneath the surface of Congress’s current impeachment inquiry. Instead, your average American naively presumes that it’s a mere matter of political partisanship. Little does he or she know that it is really a naked power grab that is imperiling the future of our representative republic.
We’ve all heard the following well-worn axioms about history. First, “History repeats itself.” Second, “They who refuse to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Let’s put these well-known axioms to the test and see if both are being proven true by present-day affairs.