It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
originally posted by: marg6043
a reply to: wasaka
Yes,....income base about three decades ago.....the lost of most of its industrial base, ...now most of Americas working force is employed by the government, ...Americans now depend on the government for some kind of assistance, retirement or entitlement program.... yes our prime is done, America now live on consumerism.