Posts Tagged ‘Leonides’
By Le Corbeaunoir
In August or September 480 B.C., Sparta’s King Leonides and 300 Spartans, joined by several hundred warriors from other Greek city-states, took a stand for principle and halted the quarter-million-man invading army of Persian King Xerxes at the Pass of Thermopylae for seven days. This stand cost the lives of almost all of the Greek defenders but saved the Greek city-states — and ultimately Western civilization — from extinction and strategically weakened the Persians materially and psychologically to such an extent that the Greeks were later able to defeat them in battle and compel them to abandon their plans to conquer Europe. Up until the battle of Thermopylae, the Persians were considered invincible. Afterward, the world became a very different place.
The mid-term elections in 2010 will be the Battle of Thermopylae for Conservatives in America. If the Conservatives are victorious in battle, the eighty-year march of the statists will be halted and the red tide of cultural Marxism that is destroying our society will turn. America will be able to return to the path of liberty and regain its place as the shining city of the hill that serves as a beacon for all who yearn to be free. If the Conservatives are defeated, our country will lose its culture as it slides leftward into historical oblivion under an increasingly tyrannical government. Read the rest of this entry »