Can Parents Save Their Children by Leaving the USA?Dave Hodges
January 3, 2014
The Common Sense Show
An expatriate who has left America for the greener pastures of Germany, has written to me over a dozen times telling me to get out of America while I still can. I freely admit, that on the balance sheet, the reasons to leave outweigh the reasons to stay. And the reasons to move our children away from the growing tyranny in this country are even more numerous. However, our enemy calls themselves the New World Order for a reason. It may be possible to move to a place like Norway and get some temporary relief, but in reality, you would only be staying one step ahead of the burning bridge.
A burglar breaks into your house, you retreat to your bedroom and the burglar kicks in your bedroom door. You hide under the bed and the burglar overturns your bed. Then you run into the closet and you realize at that moment that you have run out of places to hide and you must fight the burglar or die. This is where America is today. We run from reality by playing fantasy football and watching Duck Dynasty. We think it is someone else’s problem to solve. We are afraid and we keep running to a new distraction. Then there is the reality that we are out of places to hide. And there is even a more sobering reality, American parents have lost the ability to protect their children.
This is the first part in a series which illustrates that we are out of places to run and it is time to stand up, resist, or perish. The ultimate benefactors, or victims, of our collective action, or inaction, are our children.
Americans Are Leaving the Country In Record NumbersIt is becoming increasingly clear, that if we want to be able to enjoy our golden years and give our kids a future, we need to stop running from our problems and face reality. Last year over a 155,000 Americans expatriated to foreign countries, mostly for economic reasons. I have bad news for these people. You expats may have temporarily escaped high taxes and over regulation from the federal government, however, when, and not if, the dollar collapses, all foreign currencies will collapse as well and you will be trapped in a foreign land.
I do not disparage the expatriates and their reasons for leaving. America is a shell of its former self. Our nation has been conquered and is now being occupied by the bankers. Your reasons for leaving are valid. However, at the end of the day, it will not make any difference with regard to your final fate.
Our Children Have a Bleak Economic FutureIf there is a compelling reason to leave America, it would be to provide our children with a future which is much brighter than the future that they will be burdened with in the United States.
Even if there are not any severe political/military disruptions in America’s immediate future, our children have a dismal future and the numbers do not lie.
At this point in time, about half of all recent college graduates are working at jobs that do not even require a college degree. The number of Americans in the 16 to 29 year old age bracket with a job declined by 18 percent between 2000 and 2010. Incomes for U.S. households led by someone between the ages of 25 and 34 have fallen by about 12 percent after you adjust for inflation since the year 2000. In the United States today, 317,000 waiters and waitresses have college degrees. One poll discovered that 29 percent of all Americans in the 25 to 34 year old age bracket are still living with their parents. Overall, approximately 25 million American adults are living with their parents according to Time Magazine.
America is no longer the land of opportunity as the United States is not even in the top ten. In fact, the United States only ranks 20th in terms of overall gross pay!
We Have Left Our Children With No Escape ValveWith the education system we have left our children, we have not provided them with any chance to climb out of this tremendous economic hole that we have put them in. The Education Policy Institute assessed the affordability of higher education costs and found that the United States ranks 13th in higher education affordability. The United States is dead last in educational achievement among the most developed nations.
Americans need to stop listening to Obama and the mainstream media, there is not going to be any economic recovery. No matter how many times they lie and bend the numbers to cushion America’s fall from financial grace, we have no hope economically because there is nothing left to salvage. America only has to look at three economic indicators to know that we are in a lot of trouble, The debt is $17 trillion dollars, unfunded (partially or otherwise) mandated social programs constitutes another $240 trillion dollars and the credit swap derivatives total between $1 quadrillion dollars to $1.5 quadrillion dollars, which is six times the GDP of the planet. Do you get it now? There will be no recovery.
When we let the bankers steal from us, our children ultimately paid the price. America’s parents have miserably failed their children.
ConclusionThere are very sound economic reasons to look at when deciding on whether on should leave the country. However, I strongly feel that you are only delaying the inevitable by leaving. We are not just going to see an American economic collapse, we are going to witness a global collapse.
The next part in this series examines the political reasons for leaving the country and how these reasons will impact your children.