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What issues do you think are responsible for the decline of the US as a superpower?

Many experts see China and/or India as being the next superpower(s) in the near future. I am very patriotic to the US(I know it has its problems but what country doesn't?), and hate to see it lose its status. I wanted to see what you think is causing the decline in the US power.

Asked By: Cnote - 9/28/2007
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- Not having total government control over central bank... More
Answered By: river_plate_94 - 9/28/2007
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Globalization
Answered By: danzahn - 9/28/2007
 
George W. Bush
Answered By: izzymobellababy - 9/28/2007
 
George Bush. He dropped the ball on taking out Osama Bin Laden and instead concentrated this country's full efforts on Iraq. And without a winning strategy in Iraq and a poor Secretary of Defense (Rumsfield), Iraq has become a mess of confusion. Other countries are looking... More
Answered By: Kathy S - 9/28/2007
 
The Repulican Neo-Cons running the country for the last 7 years.
Answered By: Adam - 9/28/2007
 
Bush hating Liberals, and Liberalism in general. PS, I'm no Bush fan, but I dont constantly try to blame everything on him, either.
Answered By: dave b - 9/28/2007
 
George W. Bush Everyone hate him.
Answered By: Ask me - 9/28/2007
 
Globalism, outsourcing, rampant immigration (legal and illegal), bad foreign policy, non-existent domestic policy, and the extirpation of traditional mores and values.
Answered By: Ben C - 9/28/2007
 
public relations, pr.most only see the bad america, our hypocracy.and our mistakes. while our generosity ,and compasion, go unoticed.
Answered By: highriselather - 9/28/2007
 
The fact that other superpowers are emerging. It works the same way as a business, when a monopoly is challenged by new emerging strong competitors. As new competitors get stronger, since the resources remain the same, the main superpower loses strenght.
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Answered By: Frank the tank - 9/28/2007
 
There are many issues that are causing the decline. However, it all boils down to irresponsible and reckless leadership in the White House.
Answered By: babybluerenegade41 - 9/28/2007
 
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