Frightening Similarities between Revolutionary France and Modern America

Yet history shows France’s stability was an illusion. The ancient pedigree of France’s government and pedigree did not prevent revolution. Today’s Americans who think our 234-year-old Constitution will protect us from revolution need to examine French history. History shows just being old will not protect your nation from a revolution, or a Reign of Terror.

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Ominous Historical Parallels for Modern America

I think a long-term descent into tyranny as in Rome is improbable in America because the USA has a richer and potentially more powerful rival in the People’s Republic of China. I believe a more probable outcome in America is several years of hate-filled lunacy similar to the early days of Pinochet’s dictatorship or the Spanish Civil War.

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