The British have started to realize the implications of all this hollow rhetoric when the reality of the situation begins to dawn on them. You cannot build a stable society on Oprah Winfrey sentiments and platitudes. You can't eat them when you're hungry, for example.
Amerikwa is declining as rapidly as predicted by Vault-Co. Everybody else got a surprise.
Economic collapse? You ain't seen nothing yet. Wait until you see the debt instruments that begin to fail by middle of this year.
The funny thing about it is that most of the other people who saw all this coming were either communists or living in formerly communist countries. Maybe these people know when the wood is rotten and the house is ready to fall.