I suspect Caligula was not exactly insane. Some politicians today seem to be very similar but they don’t have the full power that Caligula had so they cannot do the same types of actions. Things have not changed very much in 2000 years.
The minister at the Church I go to is pretty good but he seems not to appreciate the role that the United States plays in the world today. If power were concentrated in the United States like it was in ancient Rome, the United States would now be a world wide empire. The founders of the United States did a good job with the separation of powers in the constitution.
We should give proper respect to the members of the United States military. They do the crap that no one else wants to do but needs to be done. Obviously the military is not perfect. I am somewhat disappointed by the attitude that some Christian leaders and others have towards people in the military. The Bible indicates that we should give honor where honor is due. The Roman Centurion who asked Jesus to heal his servant served the same Rome that was to crucify Jesus, but Jesus said that he had not found a faith so great as his ….