America Is Exhibiting All of the Signs of a Failing Empire

The American Empire Is Quickly Declining

Consummate insider Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson – former chief of staff to Colin Powell, and now distinguished adjunct professor of Government and Public Policy at William & Mary – notes that the U.S. is exhibiting all of the signs of a failing empire, including:

  • Relying on massive military force (and using gigantic complexes to support it) as the be-all and end-all of power, and belittling diplomacy
  • Maintaining standing armies, instead of disbanding military forces between wars
  • Using more mercenary forces than citizen troops
  • Spending disproportionately large amounts of blood and treasure in order to counter threats on the status quo … which simply exacerbates the threat against the empire
  • Going ethically and morally bankrupt
  • Ending up up having bankers and financiers end up running the real power
  • Suffering great hiccups in finance and trade
  • The leaders no longer really believe in or follow the ideals of the founders

The U.S. is also following the age-old recipe for imperial decline by:

And the decline of the America empire is speeding up due the U.S. falling into the Thucydides trap.

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  • Lets also add this failure to stand up for the working class people of this country as well. You never even hear about this topic either regularly or irregularly!

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  • JoeThePimpernel


    Let Russia and China be in charge!

    They’ll be kind to us.

  • Beth Aaron These phenomenon began when class systems took root as far back as the advent of herding cultures. This is how humans became well acquainted with using force and might against the will of non-humans we commonly refer to as farmed animals, all wild before we turned them into freaks of nature Our relationship with nature and sense of place damned us. Animals as property, products, commodities, disposable units, chilled the highest characteristics every child is born with before, like 65 billion farmed animals, it’s gutted for the industrial machine. Ethical vegans hold the key to a transformed future.

    • Chicho Blanco

      Depends on the vegan. Far too much anti-science woo in that community for it to be taken seriously. I say this as someone who follows a vegan diet.

    • SamSaraWanderer

      Follow the gourd! Follow the shoe! Follow the robe! Follow the vegan! See where this is going?

  • Dave

    Many of my friends over the years had visited the United States & have told me that America is a declining power, but after the 2016 Presidential Elections, I really saw how quickly America is going down the toilet!The way the current President (Mr Trump) thinks he can just wipe out North Korea or Iran(Persia) with America’s so-called military might, rings alarm bells! Mr Trump fails to recognize that China & Russia can be pulled into this potential conflict & not only declare war on the US (& the EU) but end up beating the USA militarily! Yes America could collapse the same way as Nazi Germany & Soviet Russia, to whom it’s often compared to these days.