As we both realize, the crisis facing the United States was exacerbated by eight years of incompetency and lack of leadership. When you say we have become an empire fighting wars that most people aren't aware of, I am curious as to what you think reasonable solutions might be.
Donald Trump is inserting the U.S. as a global leader. Without apology, he is being straightforward with his goal of making the United States stronger through good deals, a powerful military and reinforced borders. However, as with any monumental shift, world leaders are foaming at the mouth and gnashing their teeth. They have become accustomed to Obama's "Joe Cool" demeanor and complacency regarding world affairs. In my opinion, we must expect things to get far worse before the U.S. is once again accepted as a "shining city on a hill."
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