Can it happen in the US?

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Can it happen here?

  1. Civil War

    38.5%
  2. Economic collapse

    92.3%
  3. Hyper Inflation

    53.8%
  4. Invasion from foreign countries

    30.8%
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  1. Avatar4321
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    Thought I'd do a poll. Just wondering what people thought.
     
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    No all of the Above?:eusa_shhh::(
     
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    Since they have all happened at some point in our history I would have to say the answer is rather obvious...... :eusa_whistle:
     
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    That's tough. I'd rule out foreign invasion just because of our geography. We've already had a Civil War but that doesn't rule out the possibility of another based on other bitter ideologies. We've had economic collapse and high inflation before and we're teetering on the edge once again so those are possibilities too.
     
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    We are being invaded daily by Mexico.
     
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    They all have before


    So the question strikes me as a stupid one
     
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    You'd be surprised how many people think that it can't happen here.
     
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    War of 1812 ring a bell?
     
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    The US has never suffered real hyperinflation.

    We're not buying a soda with a thousand dollar bill now.
     
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    Sure but I can't picture an invading army/navy from the sea/land today, nukes, yeah.
     
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