"It was 2017. Clans were governing America. "The first clans organized around local police forces. The conservative's war on crime during the late 20th century and the Bush/Obama war on terror during the first decade of the 21st century had resulted in the police becoming militarized and unaccountable. "As society broke down, the police became warlords. The state police broke apart and the officers were subsumed into the local forces of their communities. "The newly formed tribes expanded to encompass the relatives and friends of the police. "The dollar had collapsed as the world reserve currency in 2012 when the worsening economic depression..." A life long conservative and former editor of the Wall Street Journal who's also a former Assistant Secretary of the US Treasury under the Gipper, Paul Craig Roberts provides the above glimpse into freedom's future. "Globalism had run its course. Life reformed on a local basis."