Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome – all became great empires only to decline and fall. Last week, in the first of a two part series, we examined the reasons that gave rise to the “American Empire.” This week we will examine the factors that are leading this country to decline and eventually fall. The consequences of our current actions as a nation will bring tremendous suffering and pain. But as a nation we are oblivious to what lies ahead. However, we can know and prepare.