Actually, the decline was deliberately started with the Free Trade agreement. That is when 'our' government paid companies to move to foreign nations. ETC
It is time to call for an accounting of our reps who are in office within our states and in the federal government. The oath(s) they took are legally binding, and we can replace any who have broken them by firing them for NO LONGER MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE OFFICE / POSITION THEY ARE OCCUPYING.