Hmmmm. This duck saw the front approaching and flew south.
We live in a nation that thinks it can run an economy on debt. . .not credit, mind you, but debt. It's credit if you borrow to purchase an asset. It's debt if you borrow and piss it away.
. . .where we now have more people that work for government than work for manufacturing. . .
. . .where we now have more people in prison than work in agriculture. . .
Your share of the US debt, if you take into account the federal deficit, and your share of the private sector debt, and you add in your share of the un-funded liabilities of social security and the rest--although a bit hard to wring out the numbers, can credibly be said to approach $500,000.
If you've got a little time on your hands, this video will give you something to think about.