The decline of the social, economic and political situation in the United States will
accelerate under Donald Trump’s term. The mainstream media are portraying his administration
as a disaster and accusing him of destroying America’s standing in the
world by moves such as withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement. The truth is
that Trump’s presidency and the attendant political turmoil are the symptoms of a decaying
nation rather than the cause, it merely proves that the American people have
had enough of the Washington government and it shows their deep distrust of the
American mainstream media. Donald Trump too, is a part of the establishment, so it
came as no surprise that Steve Bannon and his “populist” platform (that won him the
presidency) was removed from the White House and the President embraced the military
complex (that nobody voted for) represented by the likes of John Kelly, H.R. Mc-
Master and John Mattis. His base starts to crack as they burn the “Let’s Make America
Great Again“ cap as a symbol of protest on Twitter and high profile supporters such as
Ann Coulter turn against his policy.
With the removal of Steve Bannon the US will continue its usual policy, which means
that its public debt will increase indefinitely. The fight between the media and the
White House is a distraction from the real problems: Trump’s budget can only work if
tax revenue is twice as much as it is now, a doubling of social security spending while
military spending increases, to wit 50%. The US will try to continue its so called “preponderance”
military strategy as we will explain. Even if the Trump administration is
able to build a wall between Mexico and the US, mass-migration has to continue to
create 5% economic growth.
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The Trump deception
Trump’s budget doubles social security spending and taxes.
Smoke and mirrors.
The state of the Nation: united we stand, divided we fall