Beck Likens Food Stamps To "Cakes And Circuses" Used In Ancient Rome To "Control The People" Video ››› June 7, 2011 5:40 PM EDT ››› MEDIA MATTERS STAFF ? From the June 7 edition of Fox News' Glenn Beck: Loading the player reg... Previously: Historians Dismantle Beck's Roman History Lesson Beck: "Obama is Octavian ... the last guy of the Republic before it went into an empire" -- "this is what's happening to us" Beck: "We are being pushed into an empire" like Rome Short Link copy link Posted In Economy, Poverty, Food Insecurity Network/Outlet Fox News Channel Person Glenn Beck Show/Publication Glenn Beck show We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.