There are two great debts the American people have, yet there is only one the nation talks about. These twin debts are the national debt—money borrowed from the nation against itself compiled with money borrowed from other nations—and the trade deficit: money given to other nations for imported products and services that will, at some point, come back to buy out the United States.
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Our political system is flawed and no longer benefits Americans. It is, to a great degree, directed by lobbyists hired and paid for by special and foreign interests for their benefit — not ours. This results in a plutocracy — a government run by the rich, for the rich.
The United States’ trade deficit is a big problem. This is an ongoing issue with no end in sight as the disastrous so-called “solutions” our politicians propose are actually the main problem. Exports are great, but not at the expense of a flood of job-killing imports. When we open up our borders through “free trade” we do far more harm than good.
It should be clear by now we are being colonized by China. Slowly but surely our country is slipping out of our hands and into the control of the Chinese government. They purchase our factories and steal our technology through “technology transfers,” which are forced upon companies attempting to stay afloat. The communist country buys our banks and has now acquired parts of our thought-provoking, cultural industries, like the film industry.
In 1950 one out of every three American workers was employed in the manufacturing industry. America was the manufacturing superpower of the world, and our middle class was both booming and enjoying a high standard of living. We were the richest and most productive country in the world.