The Demise of the American Empire


Emma Walsh

Jul. 12, 2020


Empires are like dazzling 4th of July fireworks. They shoot high… explode in a grand display of shock and awe… and then fall to the ground as burned out cinders.

This week, our editor takes a look at where the American Empire is in the cycle… and what the future holds…

Emma Walsh
Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary


image Mobs and Big-Mouth Messiahs
In America, things have gotten a little crazy. The statues continue to fall… and heavily armed militia roam the streets. But, says our editor, the U.S. won’t be the first country to go nuts… or the last.

image Bye-Bye, Bell-Bottom Years
Fifty years ago, our editor left college with no worries and great expectations. Progress seemed inevitable. Wealth seemed unstoppable. But today, the picture for college graduates is very different…

image Where We Are Now
Like most other things in life, empires have a life cycle: Freedom to glory… and when that fails, to wealth, vice, corruption… and finally, barbarism. Today, our editor looks at where America is in the cycle…

image Going Where Every Empire Has Gone Before
In terms of wealth, America already peaked at the end of the last century. But it looks like no one told the feds. In June, they spent nearly five times as much as they received in revenues. And no one is asking the tough questions about it…

image “The Donald” Is Right!
A “racist,” a “con man,” and a “cheat.” Poor Donald Trump. It seems hardly any of his family members and close associates have anything nice to say about him. And the media gets its kicks painting him as a moron. Which might explain why some of his better ideas are largely ignored…

image RIP America
Bill’s coauthor on The Bonner-Denning Letter, Dan Denning, outlines why America is in rapid decline… what to do if you want to preserve your wealth… and why you might have less time to prepare than you think…

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