It's interesting to see the views from a perspective outside of the country.
Clearly some things will come true some will not. There is growing distrust of Government.
But the on factor that is accelerating the loss of quality of life is the entire World's reliance on fractional reserve banking and the collapse of Banking Systems world wide as borrowing has accelerated to the point that it can not be repaid.
Debt is enslavement that benefits a very small minority and the World's 100 plus Central Banks have ensured that the World's People will remain under control.
I very much believe a push for World Government is occurring. Many of the people who are Prophets of Doom take what they see and expand upon it so much that they come across and non-credible.
Next on Obama's Agenda is "Immigration Reform"... which includes more control over the people.
The Government wants to track your every move.
This is part of the plan:
"_Requiring all U.S. workers — citizens and legal immigrants — to get fraud-proof Social Security cards with a biometric identifier."
This is the predecessor to "chipping".
This is not a joke. The State of Georgia has already taken preemptive action to prevent Chipping.
"To provide for a short title; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to assault and battery, so as to prohibit requiring a person to be implanted with a microchip; to provide for definitions; to provide for penalties; to provide for regulation by the Georgia Composite Medical Board; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes."