posted on Dec, 30 2007 @ 04:19 PM
Just a few observations from the previous posts.
First off, I am not anti-American ..... lets get that straight.
Look at your history books, they show that ALL Empires eventually fall, whether its by Military means or otherwise. The biggest Empire the world has
ever seen ..... The British Empire ...... eventually fell, but it was not due to a military defeat, par se.
The American ''Empire'' will inevitably fall at some point in time, though I very much doubt it will be by Military means, unless it is by a
method/weapon/idealogy/technology/virus so powerful that it makes conventional/nuclear weapons obsolete. It has only been in existence a few decades
..... a baby by comparison of other Empires.
Before WWI, America was and still is to some degree a very insular country. It would only need the right change in Government to return to being
insular again and bring home its troops. As others have rightly pointed out, there are many other ways of bringing down an Empire without having to
resort to Military means, even more so with todays global technology.
Nuclear weapons are no guarantee of safety. Barbarians defeated the Roman Legions, gunpowder was once considered the 'ultimate' weapon, the British
Square was considered virtually impregnable. You can bet your life, someone somewhere is devising some nasty evil weapon that will make ''Nukes''
obsolete. What if ... someone devised a virus that ONLY kills Americans?
As for invasion, very unlikely .... Whats the point? To make an invasion successful and profitable, the invader needs to hold the territory and make a
profit from it, normally because of its resources. There are far more easier and profitable targets (countries) in the world for any budding
Meglomaniac to invade.
As for ''Red Dawn'' .... nice story, but highly unlikely ..... remember it was made during the Reaganite years.
I think you will be safe in your beds for another night.