The Reichstag Fire

Some have pointed, stupidly, to Kristallnacht, but the Reichstag Fire is much closer.

Joe Nierman: The Reichstag Fire


Trump is Marius, not Caesar

Tiberius Gracchus

Thirty Tyrants

Crossing the Rubicon

This one is a little confusing because while it is often used to refer to an impossible restoration of some sort by the military, it could also refer to any irreversible choice, such as the one made in the early hours of November fourth.



Even the Guardian got in on it at one point:

The Z Man on the Kremlinology:



The Early Bolshies

Revolver makes the inevitable comparison to the Red Terror.