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America Goes The Way of the USSR

February 27, 2009

You know that our economy has been turned into a socialist system. You’re already probably mad about that.

But there are many other ways in which America is going the way of the Soviet Union.

For example, China is criticizing America’s human rights record, just like we used to criticize Soviet human rights abuses.

And George Soros says the world financial system has effectively disintegrated, and that the turbulence is actually more severe than during the Great Depression, comparing the current situation to the demise of the Soviet Union.

So the official finding by the U.S. Energy Department that the DOE cannot account for nuclear materials at 15 locations caught my eye. Remember, in the former Soviet Union, nuclear material frequently “went missing” and was then sold on the black market.

And just as the Soviet Union broke up, there are more and more indications that the US will break up. See this, this, this, this and this.

Indeed, a man who lived through the break up of the USSR goes around the country offering advice for Americans on how to weather the coming dissolution of the US.

Is it worth listening to this former Russian? Da, it might be wise . . .

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3 Comments
  1. America is in much worse shape than the Soviet Union was before the collapse. The author says we should concentrate on Food, Transportation, Shelter, Security. The Russians used buses that stopped near their apartment blocks. Americans live in their cars and half the people won’t be able to buy gas to drive to work when foreigners stop buying our Treasuries (some time late in 2009 by my calculation,) Residents of American cities are strangers so we will suffer on the security front. We should start planting gardens and moving away from high risk areas. This will be a worse depression than 1929-1939.

  2. Do you actually know what TRUE socialism is. Don’t hold up Russia or China as an example of socialism – it was state captialism. China today is state capitalism. True socialism is about ordinary people working together to provide what we all need instead of competing against each other to provide huge profits for a greedy elite and filling the shops with rubbish that is not needed and destroys the environment

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