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How far will the U.S. fall
before we rise again?
Throughout the history of civilization, empires rise and then
Although the final stages of collapse can be rapid and violent,
the actual collapse is gradual and occurs over years and decades. Because of
gradualism, the collapse is usually imperceptible to the people. Only a handful
observe the increasing oppression of the people and recognize it for what it
is. And no one, it seems, learns from history.
There are several schools of thought as to what precipitates the
end of empires. Stratfor, the globalist think tank for multinational
corporations, posited two of them. Citing the 1987 The Rise and Fall of the Great
Powers, Stratfor pointed out that western powers since 1500 AD all
fell after they were drawn into foreign entanglements that forced them to spend
more of their wealth on wars. This created underinvestment in domestic needs,
sending the country into an economic and social decline that emboldened more
enemies. This created a cycle of more war and oppression.
Collapse of Complex Societies, author Joseph Tainter suggested that
empires collapse following a loss of confidence in the ruling elite and
traditional institutions. This idea was echoed in the book, Empire and Civilization by
Do you see this in America today?
I believe both of these are true, although not due to the loss of
confidence in "state" institutions like the Supreme Corrupt, but in
traditional social institutions like marriage, family, a real education, and so
We are square in the middle of decadence masquerading as
civilization. Social and economic oppression is closing in, but we accept it
under all manner of rationalization and government propaganda. Declining
morality is further evidence of an empire in decline.
While most people may be oblivious, the elites and ruling powers
are well aware of what is transpiring. The Pentagon published a study in which it makes
clear it is aware that the primacy of America in the world order developed
after World War II is rapidly coming to end, that the American empire is
collapsing and it is making plans for this "post-primacy"
And its conclusions, though not surprising because failing regimes
have always used oppression, manufactured enemies and psychological warfare in
their last days, are frightening prospects for liberty.
The solution proposed to protect America in the
"post-primacy" era includes more of what the establishment is doing
now: more surveillance, more propaganda and more military expansionism.
According to the study, the future without American dominance will
be one in which there are Arab Spring-style events, not just in the Middle
East, but all over the world, because of loss of confidence in traditional
institutions and what the Pentagon describes as a breakdown "traditional
authority structures." The report notes the U.S. homeland is especially
vulnerable to breakdown of traditional authority structures, stating:
The United States and its population are increasingly exposed to
substantial harm and an erosion of security from individuals and small groups
of motivated actors, leveraging the confluence of hyperconnectivity, fear and
increased vulnerability to sow disorder and uncertainty. This intensely
disorienting and dislocating form of resistance to authority arrives via
physical, virtual and psychological violence and can create effects that
appear substantially out of proportion to the origin and physical size or scale
of the proximate hazard or threat.
But the report ignores the role of the ruling establishment in
The report notes that one of the great drivers of the decline is
the loss of message control due to the rise of alternative media which
challenges conventional wisdom. To counter this, the report proposes stepped-up
use of mass surveillance and psychological warfare.
A later report from the Quincy
Institute For Responsible Statecraft disagrees, saying, "Policy elites
must reconceive their commitment to primacy and recognize that the United
States will not be able to dictate terms in its relations with others in an
emergent multipolar world," and that we must work with China and other
countries as they do not pose an existential threat to us. Try telling that to
the military-industrial complex!
Karl Marx long ago suggested that capitalist economies escape from
their "internal contradictions" by going to war. So the U.S.
government is always poised to turn its attention from its constitutional duty
of assuring the general welfare of Americans to assuring the general welfare of
the global elite and their global economy in order to maintain world dominance.
Governments since the Roman Empire have created enemies to instill
fear in the population so that the people are manipulated into giving more
police power over to the government. Politicians always go along with this
Another great danger to the American people is that the elite who
are presiding over the downfall of America will create a new tyranny disguised
as a new and better system. We do not wish to exchange organized crime for
organized crime under another name.
My findings are that the American people don’t believe that we can
have economic collapse followed by economic and social chaos. They suffer from
normalcy bias. We need to pay more attention to the history of the United
States and the world.
The U.S. dollar is progressively buying less and less. The middle
class and savers are impoverished. The process of currency destruction is
getting faster and faster. This always happens in the final stages. I have a
chart that goes back to the 1800s and I can tell you that this particular
period sticks out. But you have no way of knowing in advance when it will
And that is the point. No one ever knows exactly when the collapse
finalizes. That’s why we preach preparedness ahead of time. Hold cash in your
possession, along with gold and silver. You should have food and water
stockpiled, along with guns and ammo.
As the collapse continues and escalates, look for violence to also
escalate. People get more desperate as they get hungrier. Desperate people do
Better times are coming, but the firestorm comes first.
Yours for the truth,
Editor, The Bob Livingston Letter®
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