I took this picture near my place; a defunct car lot, the flags left behind are shreds, fraying well behind the edges.
Is the US fraying too; is our nation on the brink of some major crisis as strong, solid evidence of a trend and trajectory spiraling downward? To answer the question is to first determine who and what we are; a nation with great influence and expanse on scale with empires. The next question, on confirming imperialism, is to accept that all empires rise and then fall, ascend and then decline over centuries of historical existence.
As I write this content, I can think of several reasons why any the above is certain; questions answered, answers confirmed.Thus, I accept that
The US is fraying at the edges.