Paul Craig Roberts – U.S. To Collapse Just Like Rome
May 2, 2014
Today former US Treasury official, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, warned King World News that the United States is going to collapse just like Rome. Dr. Roberts also discussed what is going to cause the collapse in the United States, and how it compares to Rome. Below is what Dr. Roberts had to say in this fascinating interview.
Eric King: “Let’s talk about the U.S. dollar. I know you have a lead Roman coin. Can you compare what happened in Rome with what the U.S. is doing with its currency and how we are in trouble just like the Romans?
Dr. Roberts: “Well, the Roman empire, of course, was a hegemonic power — the ruler of the known world, or most of it. It was not only always fighting abroad … but they had a large number of civil wars. So the cost of fighting themselves and maintaining their armies against outside forces essentially bankrupted the empire.
And the way they continued to finance the empire is the way the United States is continuing (to do), they printed money….