Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
But a giant meteor could hit the Earth and kill all higher life forms too. That's actually happened before, unlike America becoming a dictatorship!

Well, to be fair, the CSA quickly devolved into a military dictatorship run from the seat of Jefferson Davis’ pants spiced up by any number of field commanders who did whatever they wanted (no matter how bad for the “overall plan”) mixed in with many who did whatever Davis told them (no matter how bad for the survival of the fighting force).

The Davis administration’s haphazard, chaotic, contradictory and inept performance - informed by heavy dollops of magical thinking - is very reminiscent of the current administration in o, so many ways.

How eager they are to be slaves - Tiberius Caesar

Coulda tripped out easy, but I've changed my ways - Donovan