Is The U.S. Congress On Its Way Out?
The lust for an iron-fisted Executive is nothing new. The U.S. Constitution was supposed to protect against it. That lasted all but 9 years until John Adams' Alien and Sedition Acts.
Each President since has made his contribution.
Teddy Bear Roosevelt even bragged about his contributions:
"Whenever I could establish a precedent for strength in the executive, as I did for instance as regards external affairs in the case of sending the fleet around the world, taking Panama, settling affairs of Santo Domingo and Cuba; or as I did in internal affairs in settling the anthracite coal strike, in keeping order in Nevada this year when the Federation of Miners threatened anarchy, or as I have done in bringing the big corporations to book — why, in all these cases I have felt not merely that my action was right in itself, but that in showing the strength of, or in giving strength to, the executive, I was establishing a precedent of value."
The trend has been steady all the way to the present day.
Looking at the state-controlled mainstream media can make you wonder: "Are they preparing us for something?"
TIME has it's time-tested Executive worship:
And then you have the "Babies" known as the U.S. Congress:
But history will no doubt record that withering Republicans were finally wiped from the earth in 2016 when the relentless (and rested) Conquistadora Hillary marched in, General Bill on a horse behind her, and finished them off.