(by Michael Snyder | The Economic Collapse Blog) – The last couple of years have not been pleasant, and so nobody wants to hear that more trouble is ahead for the U.S. economy.  Unfortunately, that is precisely what the mainstream media is telling us right now.  A year ago, so many of the talking heads on television were assuring us that a new golden era of prosperity was right around the corner, but of course that wasn’t true at all.  The dismal performance of the economy has been mirrored by Joe Biden’s rapidly declining approval numbers, and at this point there […]