The Problems Facing The United States

1198 Words Oct 6th, 2015 5 Pages
We are caught in a time of our nation 's history when misfortunes, mismanagement, corruption, and leftwing ideology come together in a powerful concurrence of circumstances that leave our once dynamic nation at risk for disaster.
Americans are a people dependent upon a meddling, incompetent government with its foot on the necks of its citizens. As incredible as it seems, our representatives allowed dictators and corrupt regimes around the world to control nearly everything we need for survival. Moreover, this administration is weak and incapacitated on the world stage, making us dependent upon the very people who wish to annihilate us.
Dozens of pressing problems challenge America today. Unquestionably, however, the two most urgent problems facing us are the loss of our Industrial complex/manufacturing base, and a crucial lack of cyber security.
Power grids, water supplies, and other utilities are the lifelines sustaining our nation, and experts have warned for decades of disasters waiting to happen. Computer hacking or other sabotage could leave our entire nation a rudderless, powerless ship drifting defenselessly in a violent and hostile world.
In an age when computers run our military, infrastructure, governmental agencies, financial networks, and nearly everything upon which Americans depend for comfort and survival, we stand defenseless. Countries attack, probe, and steal information with brazen impunity knowing Obama has no stomach for confrontation or…
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