A book review: Who
Lost America? by Bromwell Ault
Institutional failure, loss of enforcing the rule of law, injection of
History becomes the
great mentor for any civilization hoping to outlast the ages. For all its bloody conflicts, history
presents every country lessons from the past on how other nations failed to
But in the 21st
century, America’s leaders and its citizens ignore the lessons of history. And, ironically, as America becomes less and
less of its own people and more and more of dissimilar people from around the
world, it won’t be able to return itself to its intellectual, cultural,
linguistic and spiritual foundation.
Colorado Governor Richard D. Lamm said, “If you believe that America is too
smug, too self-satisfied, too rich, then let’s destroy America. It is not that hard to do. No nation in history has survived the ravages
Toynbee observed that all great civilizations rise and fall, and that, “An
autopsy of history would show that all great nations commit suicide.”
newest book, Who Lost America?—Yale
University graduate Bromwell Ault, at 86 years of age, brings enormous
historical perspective to the American predicament.
an excellent teacher,” said Ault. “To some degree it is infallible. It is both the messenger and message, and
writes our records. In the end, it determines who survives and who doesn’t, and
more importantly, what is and what isn’t.
It leaves little room for argument when it is being written and even
school student learns how Rome fell.
Every student of history knows how Easter Island’s civilization collapsed
into extinction. A quick reading tells all of us why the Mayan civilization
vanished. Historical records show why
the Pueblo people of Mesa Verde disappeared from their homes in the rock walls
of that ancient civilization.
But do you
think the citizens and leaders of America in the 21st century take
note of the causes of those collapsed civilizations? Do you think we Americans are taking actions
to avoid our own definite collapse of our civilization? The empirical and unavoidable answer:
no! In reality, we follow in the
footsteps of those ancient civilizations of history that collapsed.
legislative branch of our government, with the power and responsibility to
create and pass our laws,” said Ault,
“is riven with so many divisions that its 535 members in the House and
Senate are more and more to be found at the far ends of the political spectrum
without a refuge of reason at the center.
In our time and place, it is a catastrophe. How did it his happen and why do we permit
look at our 10 million unemployed and 7 million underemployed, or 48 million
citizens subsisting on food stamps, or our $18 trillion national debt, or our
$315 billion annual trade deficit to China, or our useless 10-year wars in Iraq
and Afghanistan—you cannot help but lament the devolvement of our country into
a horrendous geopolitical hole from which we may not recover.
look at our racial strife that dominates the headlines or our porous borders
that our Congress facilitated to allow over 12 to 20 million people to cross
without invitation or legality—you cannot help but wonder who pretends to be in
charge of our laws. The agony of 68
percent of our African-American children being brought up by a single mother on
welfare—speaks to something terribly wrong.
America? We citizens gave our country
away to power mongers, to the military industrial complex, which foments
foreign wars out of fabrications of fear, and to institutional failures.
ourselves, we must change our concept of power,” said Ault, “and elect as
president, not someone who merely wants power, but someone who can wield it in
a moral and balanced way…the great fault of government in America today is that
it is considered a means, not and end.
It means our elected representatives connive in the distribution of our
national political and material resources to favored areas or interests. We have badly abused our democracy and in the
process have done ourselves great disservice.”
we gave the military-industrial-complex a cart blanche pass to create Korea,
Vietnam, Desert Storm, Afghanistan and Iraq (twice). No one questions those dishonest wars even
after the evidence shows that our leaders contrived those conflicts.
those manufactured wars? Answer:
money. Corporations make a lot of money. A lot of kids die for that money someone else
Ault said, “Money
flows in almost unimaginable amounts throughout our political process and is
constantly directed and redirected by the same people to the same places.”
describes how conflicted religions faced each other on the battlefields with
swords, spears, maces and longbows.
Their cruelty such as the Christians on the Crusades against the Muslims
of the 11th, 12th and 13th centuries engaged
extreme barbarism on both sides. Today,
Muslims commit horrific-barbaric acts against the West, but in return, the West
bombs and kills hundreds of thousands of Muslims in their own lands. With countries like Syria, Muslims shoot,
bomb, poison and kill each other with prolific enthusiasm.
describes Rome’s fall to its endless immigration that destroyed its cohesive
military into the chaos of the Goths, Visa-Goths and Vandals. Rome lost its cultural foundation along with
immigration, enter the Kudzu Curve,” said Ault.
“Extend it another 50 years and our America will join the Easter Island
sculptures looking for help that will not come.”
Americans don’t realize continues at breakneck speed: America will change from
a 90 percent European majority to a Latino majority by 2042—a scant 28 years
from now. That means our major language, English, will share center stage with
Spanish. Our national ethos faces
come to pass?” said Ault. “And why is it considered a very real possibility by
many Americans. For an answer, it is
only necessary to look to Europe. We
have seats, front and center, to observe the deadly results of unchecked
immigration in France, Germany, England, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands and Italy
where former colonial powers are being swamped by constant third world
arrivals, mostly from Africa or the Near East, and mostly Muslims.
has been extreme violence in the streets with random acts of murder, rape,
torture and extensive property damage.
To look at the European history, to listen to the arguments on both
sides, to observe the results, and then to think it can’t happen here is sheer
Ault’s book and watching television nightly, you cannot help but “connect the
dots” on how we lost America and how fast we continue losing it even further to
a peaceful, self-invited invasion via immigration.
the latest S744 amnesty bill doubled legal immigration from 1 million to 2
million annually. If it passes, ultimately the rate of speed of immigration
leading to an added 100 million immigrants by 2050 shall accelerate at twice
ultimate destination places a special ring to Toybee’s words: “All great
civilizations rise and fall, and that, an autopsy of history would show that
all great nations commit suicide.”
Losing our national identity
Lost America? By Bromwell Ault
ISBN # 978-1-4634-7446-1
Price: $22.46, 284 pages softcover, Kindle $3.99
Publisher direct copies: 1 888 280 7715
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