Sunday, March 16, 2008

We're Number Two! We're Number Two!

Once upon the time, the United States was the number one economic power on this planet. That was before the Bushevik Revolution. Now...

Well, we're Number Two, behind the EuroZone. Which, unlike the United States, has not dismantled its industrial infrastructure and shipped it to China.

Expect to hear tighty righties admitting that the U.S. is no longer the world's #1 economic power sometime... well, never. Denial ain't a river in Egypt, sad to say. And as for what that says about the future of the U.S. military... well, history is harsh about the fate of empires which lose economic vitality. Loss of economic vitality is inevitably followed by loss of military supremecy, and, shortly thereafter, by loss of empire. Just ask the Soviet Union. Oh wait, you can't...

Bloggin' from Soviet America,
Badtux the Economics Penguin

1 comment:

  1. Whatever, we had our time in the sun and screwed it up.

    Welcome to capitalist America.

    Where your vote counts. Ha, ha, ha.


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