2019: President Palin deploys troops to Northern Mexico to eliminate the threat of the Cartels. The rebellions in Seattle have now spread throughout Oregon and Washington.
2020: The 29th Amendment is ratified, eliminating term limits for the Presidency. The National Guard begins to be used to arrest political dissidents.
2021: The American prison population has exploded as political dissidents are arrested in droves. The US Government authorizes the construction of a number of new super max prisons in Alaska and the South West.
2022: NATO officially ejects the United States from the alliance. Europe is disgusted by what has become of the United States.
2023: The Canadian Parliament votes to sever all ties with the United States. Russia signs a mutual defense treaty with the US.
2024: President Palin becomes the second President in history to be elected to a fourth Term. With the electoral college under complete Tea Party control, elections have become little more than ceremonial.
2025: The Mexican government falls, and an American Puppet regime is installed. Similar regimes are being installed in almost every country where an American military base remains.
2026: Iraq is official annexed as an American territory. Russia Invades Central Asia. War is immanent.