True enough...but our final economic collapse will only be the bud of a general cultural collapse than started to sink its roots in earnest some 40-50 years ago.
Too many in America still believe We The People are the soveriegns. The oligarchy will do something dramatic to end that fantasy. Right now, the people do not perceive how they have been usurped. But they are awakening, slowly. When fully awake the real contollers, the elites actually running the world through currency and commodities will have to dramatically halt that rise in awareness. Hunger and mayhem tend to dim notions of sovereignty.
It started well before that. All they way to the founding of the country. Read deeply, and of all sides. The warnings of the philosphers of the 18th century have beome the reality of today.