Who said this? "The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and the assistance to foreign lands should be curtailed lest Rome become bankrupt. People must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance."
Well is was Cicero in 55 BC, that was 2,065 years ago. Talking about now learning from history!
What brought down the greatest empire in history—the Roman Empire? It was Greed, Lust, Gluttony, Laziness and depending on the government to take care of them.
Currently the United States is infected with the same deadly vices, sleepwalking into the end of our nation as a world power.