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Even the Romans Didn't Crucify Their Own Citizens

As I'm sure you know by now, a videotape recently caught an Obama EPA Administrator boasting that he modeled his enforcement philosophy on ancient Roman practice: The Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean. They'd go into a little Turkish town somewhere, they'd find the first five guys they saw and they would crucify them. And then you know that town was really easy to manage for the next few years.
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Blogosphere ~ A new approach to the study of Romanization in Britain: a regional perspective of cultural change in late Iron Age and Roman Dorset using the Siler and Gompertz-Makeham models of mortality

History / Ancient History : Rogue Classicism (2 years ago)

History of the Ancient World: A new approach to the study of Romanization in Britain: a regional perspective of cultural change in late Iron Age and Roman Dorset using the Siler and Gompertz-Makeham models of mortality. Read Post

Video: EPA Official Says Their “Philosophy Of Enforcement” Is Sort Of Like Roman Crucifixions”

US Politics / Conservative : Say Anything Blog (3 years ago)

The EPA’s “philosophy of enforcement,” according to the agency’s Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, is “kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean: they’d go into little Turkish towns somewh... Read Post

It's just an analogy: The EPA's approach to enforcement is like the way the Romans used crucifixion.

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse (3 years ago)

"EPA’s 'philosophy of enforcement,' said EPA’s Region VI Administrator Al Armendariz, is 'kind of like how the Romans used to conquer little villages in the Mediterranean: they’d go into little Turkish towns somewhere, they’d find t... Read Post


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