12 Aug '11, 9pm

Why the debt crisis should scare our generation | MNN - Mother ...: Is there another ceiling that should worry u...

Why the debt crisis should scare our generation | MNN - Mother ...: Is there another ceiling that should worry u...

the deal to raise the debt limit just hours before the deadline, many have wondered how a government could flounder for so long. Washington even had a concrete deadline by which to simply rewrite the rules without actually having to fix the problem, and look what happened: a month of bickering ... and for what? Postponing the problem until after the next election. For as long as I've been old enough to follow politics, problems seem to always be pushed off until after the next election ... which is scary when I talk to others my age, who, at 21, begin to look at their future and wonder when problems this big will be seriously addressed.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/home-blog/guest-columnist/blogs/why-th...

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