This can be viewed two ways, firstly in the negative end of the world sense, or secondly as an opportunity for ordinary Americans (along with everyone else) who are completely innocent and blameless to breathe again.
The stifling mask of debt based economics for the benefit of the few is ending, the ride will be bumpy to say the least yet, what is better for us all? the continuation of more debt and more of the same, or a fresh start with people have yet to be be proved criminally insane?. We know what the later looks (and feels) like and what it will offer is more and more spiraling down into chaos.
We all need to drop this insane fiat debt based crap which enriches few and impoverishes many, America will feel some pain be in no doubt yet, like those who turn an ordinary body into a competition winning lean muscled machine we have to all accept no pain no gain is true.
Other parts of the world have known poverty and pain for a long time, it could have been eased by the west and even by the Vatican with a small effort in wealth but no, they kept it and made it worse. Now the playing fields are being leveled somewhat and, the days of gunboat diplomacy are coming to an abrupt end.
The carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is anchored a few miles from me at the moment, I can see it clearly if I wished from some local hills, the story is it got the wrong side of some Russian technology and ran for cover. Is this true?, I don't know, and more I don't care. I do care that the Imperialists of today in London and Washington are bought to their senses, once that is done everyone can can relax. This is not the end of the world for America, it is the chance of a new beginning. Some political bad guy disinfectant is badly needed and same as London, it may be on the way.