Contributors to this issue survey the condition of the United States in the year 2000 and then venture into forecasting. W.A. Borst offers his assessment of the state of the nation from the standpoint of a traditionalist conservative. Edward Dorsey considers one possible future development of American society, a "post-ethnic America," and analyzes the ideology behind this vision. James Owens examines four possible future scenarios for America, and selects one as most in accord with conservative principles.