It totally is.
“World Bank estimates suggest China may surpass the purchasing power of the U.S. economy as early as this year”
“It certainly doesn’t help matters when Chinese military leaders attending international forums describe America as a nation in decline”
” This is partly due to intrinsic economic and cultural advantages America enjoys, and partly to limits on China’s ability to continue advancing.”
Credit cards are not money. They are promised money, plastic IOUs.
Most of these complaints in the article are ameliorated by their increasing intimacy with Russia. The same Russia with a ferocious military presence, energy resources, vast territories and libertarian international strategy.
America is fast becoming a culture of deception.