I personally think that this following article COULD/ WOULD come true and have pondered about this a few times --- except that I [and I think that most other Christians] believe that the Lord Jesus Christ will return before this happens. Nations, old and recent follow a pattern or circle from slavery or subjection though independence and liberty, but after they become rich and powerful grow corrupt and decadent soon afterward. I am a History Buff besides a serious Bible student these past 40 years or so. Some things just never change. Our grand ideals and pure aspirations seem to fade after we acquire some modicum wealth and power-- and we start to think too full of ourselves and fall away from the Creator.
Were it not for my strong Faith in the God of the Bible and His promises to all true Christians -- I would be worried too about my future. But no matter if I live or die-- I am completely covered by the ransom sacrifice of JESUS CHRIST... and SAVED!
Sharon is feeling better today and the house is clean-- thanks to my very fine VA appointed cleaning lady, Sue! I will probably be in better spirits after I get shots in both knees on Thursday at the VA Hosp. in Milwaukee. I bought 2 fine pieces of wood for special carving-- one of Cherry wood and the other, Walnut $$$$ and they were very pricey, but I get great satisfaction in making the "clinging cross", etc, with an assortment of special power tools in my small wood shop in the basement. I sometimes work outside on the picnic table when the weather is nice, and tomorrow may be the last nice sunny day before more cold and rainy weather comes to us in S.E. WI. I will to post a picture of my wood working soon. I do many repairs, and carpentry around the house when my arthritis is better.
U.S. To Break Up Soon?
By Chuck Baldwin
September 29, 2009
This column is archived at
According to Macedonian Radio and Television On-line (MRT), a Russian
professor predicts the United States will fall apart in July 2010. MRT
reports, "'Mr. Obama is similar to the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Gorbachev was also making great promises for the Soviet Union, but the
situation was only getting worse,' he said. By next summer, according to
Professor Panarin, the US will disintegrate into six blocs--and everyone
will get their piece. 'The probability that the United States of America
fall apart in July 2010 is more than 50 percent,' said Igor Panarin,
Professor at Moscow's Diplomatic Academy within the Russian Federation's
Ministry of Foreign Affairs."
MRT went on to report, "Panarin came up with his grim forecast while
analyzing the parallels between the Soviet Union in its final days and the
current situation in the United States. 'American dream ballooned seven
times in 11 years. During Gorbachev era, the Soviet dream ballooned five
times.' Americans hope [President] Barack Obama 'can work miracles,' he
wrote. 'But when spring comes, it will be clear that there are no
See the MRT report at
The Drudge Report confirmed the MRT report and added, "Professor Igor
Panarin said in an interview with the respected daily IZVESTIA . . . 'The
dollar is not secured by anything. The country's foreign debt has grown like
an avalanche, even though in the early 1980s there was no debt. By 1998,
when I first made my prediction, it had exceeded $2 trillion. Now it is more
than 11 trillion. This is a pyramid that can only collapse.'"
At least some of what Panarin said back in the fall of 2008 either has taken
place or is in the process of taking place. Drudge reported, "When asked
when the U.S. economy would collapse, Panarin said: 'It is already
collapsing. Due to the financial crisis, three of the largest and oldest
five banks on Wall Street have already ceased to exist, and two are barely
surviving. Their losses are the biggest in history. Now what we will see is
a change in the regulatory system on a global financial scale: America will
no longer be the world's financial regulator.'"
Drudge continued reporting Panarin as saying that "the U.S. will break up
into six parts-- the Pacific coast, with its growing Chinese population; the
South, with its Hispanics; Texas, where independence movements are on the
rise; the Atlantic coast, with its distinct and separate mentality; five of
the poorer central states with their large Native American populations; and
the northern states, where the influence from Canada is strong."
Panarin further suggested that Russia might even "claim Alaska."
See an archived version of Drudge's report at
Reporting on the same story, The Wall Street Journal said, "Prof. Panarin,
50 years old, is not a fringe figure. A former KGB analyst, he is dean of
the Russian Foreign Ministry's academy for future diplomats. He is invited
to Kremlin receptions, lectures students, publishes books, and appears in
the media as an expert on U.S.-Russian relations."
The WSJ goes on to say that Panarin believes that "mass immigration,
economic decline, and moral degradation will trigger a civil war next fall
and the collapse of the dollar."
See The Wall Street Journal report at
This is not the first time that Comrade Panarin has made such a prediction.
Joseph Farah, editor of World Net Daily, noted in December of 2008 that
Panarin has been making similar projections for the past ten years. In a
column regarding Panarin's predictions, Farah wrote, "Until recently, no one
took him very seriously. And then came the economic calamity that has rocked
Americans and the rest of the world, too. Now, Panarin's predictions of an
end of the United States, due to economic and moral collapse, is being taken
seriously by many."
Read Farah's column at
So, will the United States break up in 2010? Or 2011? Or 2012? Or anytime in
the near future, for that matter? If history is any teacher, the chances
would seem good that Panarin's predictions may be closer to reality than
anyone would like to admit.
A historian and linguist from South Africa recently wrote me a fascinating
letter, in which he chronicled the major world empires of history, dating
the time of their rise and fall. Here is what his calculations look like:
Assyria (859-612 B.C.): a 247-year reign.
Persia (538-330 B.C.): a 208-year reign.
Greece (331-100 B.C.): a 231-year reign.
The Roman Republic (260-27 B.C.): a 233-year reign.
The Roman Empire (27 B.C.-180 A.D.): a 207-year reign.
The Arab Empire (634-880 A.D.): a 246-year reign.
The Mameluke Empire (1250-1517 A.D.): a 267-year reign.
The Ottoman Empire (1320-1570 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Spain (1500-1750 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Romanov Russia (1682-1916 A.D.): a 234-year reign.
Great Britain (1700-1950 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
The USA (1790-2009 A.D.): 219 years and counting.
My honorable historian-friend calculates America's reign using its
post-Revolutionary War years. He notes that America's reign is currently at
219 years. He further notes that the average duration of every world
superpower listed above is a little over 238 years.
One does not need to be a master mathematician or possess a Ph.D. to realize
that America is fast approaching the mark in which every major world power
in history has either collapsed or, at a minimum, lost its world leadership
My friend also reminded me of his homeland's (South Africa's) demise. He
told me that he noticed the handwriting on the wall in time to relocate his
family to a more peaceful and stable European country. Many of his friends
and countrymen were not so fortunate, however, and thousands were killed and
their properties confiscated. He then warned me, "The period of Grace is
closing, in what is your homeland."
In addition, serious students of Holy Writ are also struck with the
similarities between societal conditions in America and those of Old
Testament Israel (as well as with Gentile nations) at those times of divine
judgment and retribution. As someone trenchantly said, "If God spares the
United States, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah."
Will the Russian analyst's prophecies come true in 2010? Probably not. Does
that mean that America is impervious to some sort of national demise? Not at
all. Is America already in serious trouble? You bet. Could there be some
sort of break-up within the United States in the near future? In my opinion,
that is a very realistic probability. If this happens, will freedom suffer?
Almost certainly. Will those with tyrannical tendencies use the opportunity
of any national disaster to try and enslave us? They already do. I
personally do not believe that there is any "If" to the question. The only
questions are, "When?" and "To what degree?"
And, of course, there is another question: "When the break-up comes, how
many Americans understand the principles of liberty enough, and are
personally prepared enough, and are willing enough to resist whatever power
it may be that seeks to place us under the thumb of oppression and fight for
the same protections and vanguards of liberty that first established this
land?" Obviously, the answer to that question is yet to be determined, isn't
(c) Chuck Baldwin
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