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The World Economic Forum has proved to be an uncanny barometer of global trends. Over the past decade, the United States has been lionized as world leader, economic giant and home of high-tech wizards such as Bill Gates.
When the high-tech bubble burst, when deficits rose, when the Iraq war went sour, the shine on the American model dimmed. But, despite widespread dismay over U.S. foreign policy, few here used to question America's role as the world's unipolar power.
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
Yep-we are definitely not atop of the economic ladder anymore. China is blowing past us. Two much foreign involvement, too many illegals taking money out of the states, outsourcing like hotcakes. We are bankrupt to the nth degree from year after year of blundering fiscal irresponsibility.
Makes me sad to see what these scum have done to our nation.