Because it is evident to them that the ONLY way to ever get this country back on track is for us to get hit by the economic equivalent of a four by four upside the head.
We are so far off track most people can't imagine how we'll fix it. I say not only could a Second Depression occur but it will and IT SHOULD. Our kids and grandkids can't be expected to pay for our f..ck ups. We own this one baby and we need to man up and take it.