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Real America, an Endangering and Endangered Ruination

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While it is not one of over 100 nations on the "failed state index" published by the non-governmental organization, Fund for Peace [5], there is ample evidence from the list of "sadtistics" that America is becoming a failed state or close to becoming one. Once an economic superpower, for instance, Real America is on the way to economic ruin according to Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury for Economic Policy in the Reagan Administration. [6]

Civil War

The conditions and discontent of the working class and the unemployed conceivably could explode into a civil war. The government undoubtedly has a contingency plan to combat armed revolution and is already training for the possibility of it happening. That may be why swarms of Black Hawk helicopters were flying over Minneapolis the summer of 2014. [7]

Any civil war would probably be followed by a dictatorship, which in turn would eventually deteriorate into a state of dystopia and ultimate collapse. That has happened to a few nation states in the history of civilization and there is no guarantee it won't happen to Real America.

Escalating Blowbacks

Unless Real America's endless warring and spying ends more blowbacks besides the monumental one in 2001 are inevitable and intuitively obvious. Some very authoritative people agree. Four-star Marine General James Cartwright, for example, a confidante of President Obama for years, warned that U.S. drone strikes "are begging for retaliation," and Ralph Nader has warned that there must be "smarter foreign policies" or we risk "bigger blowbacks." [8]

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