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Feb 6Liked by Eomar

The empire is officially over the day a US Carrier gets sunk by a hypersonic missile/drone swarm. Imagine how big a shock that will be to the world order. Seems pretty likely at this point, maybe even within 5 years.

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Jan 26Liked by Eomar

I'm quite relieved that you ended with advocating for reducing the military budget. The MIC is the most menacing terrorist on the planet. We don't need "new and improved" ways of slaughtering each other.

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Gotta whitepill.

Now... America as world power...

We

Don’t

Need

It

We never did, given our matchless geography and natural resources.

Add nukes... our position in the Western Hemisphere and certainly our continent is unassailable- except perhaps as full nuclear war suicide mission.

Our largest market internal, our largest trading partners connected by land.

We have a collapsing DC government that long ago in time of Depression and world war and in an ad hoc manner exceeded our natural and its Constitutional Bounds. We are in a process of devolution out of DC, our peripheral Empire suffers as do we at home. This is ending, the Empire is ending. It’s painful.

... at this point, pathetic.

Our intrinsic strengths besides size , resources, position are above all we are in North America the eternal Federation from the Iroquois to the Internet and all arrangements in between. This is our natural and so far inescapable form. A federation- like the Internet - is extremely resilient, self healing. We have 85000 distinct governments, 20,000 at least law enforcement agencies, 54 state and territory ground and air national guard units (who answer to the governors of states), a resourceful and skilled, self organizing population - think Red Cross volunteers, volunteer fire departments, Cajun navy, Ground zero or any number of rescuers, and one heavily armed population. We’ll make it.

We are going to suffer as we devolve from DC’s grotesque over centralization and de-leverage our debts and Empire.

Wars are quite likely at home and abroad. But we’ll survive and get our country back.

As far as the world and the “Empire”... so long!

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Jan 26Liked by Eomar

wry, disturbing and wholly illuminating. ty!

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Excellent analysis! Well done!

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thanks!

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I agree with you on everything but Israel sir. Good breakdown of the insurmountable leviathan of issues that keep most Americans awake at night who are trying to figure out how to survive what many of us have known was coming for over 20 years.

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I used to plan on escaping to the Olympic peninsula, upwind of the missile targets, but never managed to afford big out property.

Now I'm nearly 50, and have about 6 months rations in storage. Any more than that, and I'm just keeping it for a younger, meaner survivalist anyway.

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A very worthy compendium. Saved, restacked and thank you.

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Thanks!

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