29th November 2012

“Machiavelli, of all people, once observed that the closer to the Vatican you get, the greater the corruption.”


2 Responses to “29th November 2012”

  1. Jeff Says:

    I believe that it is worth noting that in his time the Vatican was the single greatest power center in Europe, and that therefore the corruption upon which he was commenting may just have been the natural result of the concentration of power.

  2. RJ Says:


    isnt this stuff your bailiwick ?? i think you and i are

    pretty close on our feelings about the holy father and

    all his little pals…….so go ahead and post a few

    paragraphs. i’m in a lotta pain today, and your posts

    always perk me up !