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America in decline: Historian Paul Kennedy was right

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    I remember reading a cover NYT Magazine story on his influential book. http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_oYD2ciuxz...Tg/MXcOPg0HJA4/s400/09-04-13_kennedy_book.png This was 1987/8.

    Turns out he may have been right, although I thought differently at the time. I agree with Buchanan. I mean we still have 52,000 troops in Germany. What for? Imperial overstretch with an aging population and unsustainable entitlement programs is for real, I'm quite sure.

    Interview: Paul Kennedy | Education | The Guardian
    Pat Buchanan | Economy | Empire | RealClearPolitics

    Here is the British-born historian bemoaning the parlous state of the U.S. dollar several years ago. Dollar

    The Chinese and others are quietly leaving the U.S. market--they understand inflation is coming. I hope I'm wrong but with the money supply being tripled since 2008 we're in big trouble.
     
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    Here's something that might spark widespread agreement. Imperial Suicide by Bill Bonner
     

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