We’re playing around. None of the RSS / curation offerings are satisfactory.
Isolation of Elites.
Breakdown of Elite Consensus.
Weak or Inefficient Government.
Too Much or Too Little Bureaucracy.
Ego-Centric or Parochial Government. Nukes are best Putin containment strategy: Sarah Palin
Repression of Dissent. Snowden, Assange virtually flout U.S. law by appearing at SXSW
Failure to Adapt.
Ineffective Tension Managment.
Failure to Examine False Premises.
External Control of Government.
Arbitrary or Excessive Government.
Failure to Respond to All Groups.
Garrison, Industrial, or Welfare State.
Concentration of Wealth. Chicago Ranks Eighth In Income Inequality Amongst U.S. Cities
Lack of Public Disclosure. More Arrogance And Secrecy From The IRS
Loss of Economic Initiative.
Failure to Do Balanced Growth.
Breakdown of Fiscal, Monetary, Welfare Policies.
Failure to Deal with White Collar Crime. Forex probes set to dwarf Libor cases
Loss of Key Sectors to Foreign Providers.
Loss of Quality Control.
Lack of Economic Motivators.
Unstable Growth. US job growth stays steady
Excessive Defense Spending. Hagel’s ‘Defense Cuts’ Are Smoke And Mirrors
Loss of Authority.
Failure to Honor National Myth System.
Humiliation of Leaders.
Loss of Confidence by Population.
Cynicism, Opportunism, Corruption. What Happens When Corruption Is Legal?
Failure to Deal with Prejudice.
Desertion of Intellectuals.
Failure to Deal with Alienation.
Media (Self) Censorship. Abby Martin & Cenk Uygur discuss corporate censorship, sort of
Suppression of Intellectual Disourse.
Failure of Religion.
Cultural Pre-Disposition Toward Violence.
Acceptance of Media Distortions. US Media Escalates Propaganda Offensive on Ukraine
Failure to Embrace New Technologies.
Failure to Embrace New Groups.
Failure to Have a National Strategy.
Failure to Nurture Entrepreneurship. US commerce secretary talks of plans to work with UAE
Failure to Franchise All Groups. Hundreds of immigration detainees on hunger strike in Washington state
Failure to Develop National R&D.
Failure to (Protect) Communications.
Failure to Control Police, Army (or CIA).
Failure to Employ Alpha Citizens.
Failure to Assess & Apply Technologies.
Excessive Urbanization or Pollution.