Interesting post. Thoughts?
No nation lasts forever. The United States of America nearly fell apart in the Civil War and faced stresses early in the Industrial Age that destroyed other nations (such as Russia), but which we survived.
We should not take our stability for granted. I have pointed out many times that the order created by the World War II generation is over . . . for good and bad. Global organizations built after the War have outlived their usefulness and in many cases impede peace and our national sovereignty.
1. The ruling class no longer believes the founding story.
2. The intellectual class is hostile to the traditional values of the nation.
3. The working class and middle class feel powerless.
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