Its not like there is nothing left from all that dept your talking about though. That money built stuff we still use today.
Sure there where mistakes and screw ups. Nothing our current government wont make plenty of, don't you think?
Some investment payed off some did not. You give it a good try and hope for the best no one is perfect. Would you want us to still be hunting beaver for a living?
We are a prosperous country and some of that is due to borrowing and investing. Look at the bigger picture. If we had not spent a penny we would have nothing.
Nothing Zilch Zip
Your whole problem is with the fact that our standard of living is un-sustainable.
Your right!!!. That's why our standard of living is going down.
Did they get the cream, sure. They set the bar up a little to high? Sure. So they are guilty of being optimist.
Greedy? no more then we would have been in there place. They aimed for the stars. Now we just got a little bit of reality setting in.
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