Does not see that long ago that it was breaking away from England and going out on its own. Trouble is that it never stopped growing and worse than that it is not the only mega-economy making demands upon the world’s resources but it is the one that wastes more. The scale of greed is beyond reason. The cult of greed is unreasonable upon the whole of humanity. We exist not as drifting seeds but well established trees. We require a recycling of natural resources so that we are not eating away the ground on which we stand.
A self sustaining America would change the fortunes of the world, no matter who controls Iraq.