TV News LIES

Monday, Jun 27th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) America is broke, and needs its old friends

America is broke, and needs its old friends

E-mail Print PDF

The end of the American empire has long been foretold. But it's not hubris or hostile action that brings it low. It's a lack of readies, meaning unpaid, high-interest, foreign-owned debt, and an unaffordable lifestyle. And unlike the postwar period, when a Europe with common interests, a broadly similar political outlook, and shared values passed the security baton to the US, America has no like-minded, amicable successor to turn to as its own power fades. Quite the opposite, in fact.

China, the country most likely to replace the US some time this century as the world's top dog, has sent blunt signals in recent months indicating how very different a post-American world will look. At Copenhagen, by many accounts, it played spoiler against the developed world, deliberately humbling Obama. It made political advantage, not climate change, the most pressing issue.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

Texas abotyion law overturned by SCOTUSThe Supreme Court has struck down Texas' widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics in the court's...

Justices overturn former Va. governor McDonnell's corruption conviction

SCOTUS overturns McDonnell convictionThe Supreme Court granted a reprieve Monday to a former Republican governor of Virginia convicted of...

U.S. Supreme Court Backs Gun Curbs in Domestic-Violence Cases

SCOTUS upholds gun ban on domestic abusersThe Supreme Court ruled in a decision announced Monday that a reckless domestic assault qualifies as...

Highlights From New York’s Gay Pride Parade

Gay Pride ParadeHillary Clinton joined New York City's annual gay pride parade Sunday afternoon, making a surprise appearance...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!