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America Superpower, 67, disappears, Said to be in debt and wracked with guilt, suicide feared...

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posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 03:33 PM
I came across this and thought it was well said and really hits home...Figured for those that dont live on The internet all day and probably wouldnt see this that it would be a good idea to share....

By Barry Rubin...
Once one of the world’s most respected and powerful forces, America Superpower has disappeared. Worried friends and relatives are engaging in a desperate search. Rumors abound, including stories that Mr. Superpower has been kidnapped; committed suicide; or merely has gone off on a prolonged vacation.

While opinions differ over the birthdate of America Superpower, many agree that he was born June 6, 1944, on taking the lead in launching the liberation of Europe. Following this event, Mr. Superpower began a spectacular rise to prominence. At the age of one, he defeated Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. At age two he began his long, ultimately successful, work of stopping the spread of Soviet imperialism and Communism.

.... Like many, America Superpower had a troubled youth at times. Involvement in such issues as Vietnam and Watergate made some lose faith in Mr. Superpower’s abilities. Indeed, many date the problem to that era as the beginning of the decline.

.... Nothing should obscure, however, the great accomplishments of Mr. Superpower. He defeated several major and many minor super villains; spread prosperity and progress; and was a role model for many.

For a while, it was hoped that the September 11 attacks would revive Mr. Superpower’s self-confidence and energy. But in recent years, Mr. Superpower has been reportedly depressed. Such medications as the Stimulus only made things worse.

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posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 03:59 PM
reply to post by gdaub23

And we had such high hopes for the child.

What a waste.

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 04:03 PM
Somehow, I don't think the world's number one economic nation is going anywhere.... (yes, I know the EU is actually first, but as it's a conglomerate of nations, not counting it as a nation)

China's next on the list, but even it is barely more than a third of the GDP of the US.

The rumors of America's demise have been greatly exaggerated....

And let's not forget the world's most advanced professional military. NOBODY really wants to see America fail, because otherwise, we'd probably REALLY show the world some good old-fashioned empire-building, and I doubt anyone really wants to see that happen....

There are reasons we stockpile oil, etc.

It's in everyone's best interest for America to succeed. Heck, China even wants us to, because a) we owe them money, and b) we're their best customer!

posted on Apr, 20 2011 @ 04:18 PM
Mr superpower is just hangin back chillin at the top of the heap knowing nobody can ever climb to that height because of the mathematical law of exponentials. Overpopulation and finite energy has the whole world in decline but Mr Superpower knows nobody can ever pass him up ever again because of this very reason.
Jealousy, envy, loathing is all he sees so no reason to put the cape on anytime soon.
He'll just kick back and continue to enjoy the good life, occasionally getting called to bail out his good for nothing brother, the UN, (Korea, Vietnam, Bosnia, Libya etc).

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