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Cry Bitter Tears
by Raymond v Morrow

Monday, June 07, 2010
Rated "R" by the Author.
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       Cry Bitter Tears

 

 

      *Roman Empire

 

      World Rulers for  Nine Hundred Years

      Supreme Militarily.

      Strong Sound Love of Country.

      Respected and Feared by Enemies.

      Excellent System of Law.

      Comprehensive Educational  Programs .

      Renowned Engineers and Builders.

      Citizenship Valued and Desired.        

      Coinage accepted Universally.

      

     * Roman Empire   Extinguished

 

      Over Run by Hordes of Immigrants.

      Welfare State created for votes by Senators.

      Controlled by wealthy families.

      Debased currency.

      Law subverted and corrupted.

      Honor and justice mocked.

      Sexual depravity rampant.

      Loss of will to fight known enemies.

      Christians persecuted.

      Rotted from within.

     

 

     * Note

      Remove reference to Rome

      Change timing from nine hundred years

      To  two hundred and fifty years.

      Insert  United States in place Of Rome

      Retain Extinguished

 

      Raymond Morrow

   

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Connie Faust 6/23/2010
Heartbreaking, frightening, true. "God is my refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."
Connie
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