With the poor growing poorer and the moderately wealthy now growing inferior – with only the elite few standing tall – these figures are highly consequential. Mass incarceration numbers equates to higher unemployment numbers. The Prison Industrial Complex is truly nourishing the demise of western society as corporate greed devours its own citizen.

Crippling taxes, inflation, and the wealthy depending on the slaves for farm yields, military failures and over expansion, political instability and government corruption all contributed to the 500-year old Empire’s collapse. Sound familiar?