Election 2016 and after

Finnish Perspective

Election season being upon us and much is  being said if not by the media but on various blogs and online about various candidates. Predictions of who will win and what kind of difference it will make, if any.  I won’t go into details on any of the candidates except to say the republicans when not spewing bile and insanity are trying to see which one is the least humane. The official democratic candidate – save to Bernie Sanders – are little better.

At the same time this link from Naked Capitalism of a talk by Lawrence Wilkerson shows up on my FB news feed. It’s quite enlightening.

This is a must-watch video. Wilkerson describes the path of empires in decline and shows how the US is following the classic trajectory. He contends that the US needs to make a transition to being one of many powers and focus more…

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