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Response to WCGreen (Original post)

Sat May 25, 2013, 01:10 AM

9. Face it. The truth is that the American Empire is crumbling.

 

We are only nominally the most powerful nation on the planet. True, we spend as much as the rest of the world combined on our military, but meanwhile we let our schools go unfunded, our infrastructure crumbles, too many of our citizens without proper healthcare. We can maintain the appearance of power for some time to come, but we're rather like Rome in perhaps 300 AD. The barbarians are at the gates, and there's almost nothing we can do.

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