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As an outsider (not from the United States) it is clear that in its continued quest to influence beyond its own borders, the US is stretched thin like an overly-masticated stick of gum and — in doing so — is both exhibiting holes in its (moral, economic, et al) fabric and losing its flavour (to its own citizens as well the broader global society).

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