Sev -- Austerity iz hurting theusofa -- but i am surprized at how well theusofa iz going, especially with gridlock etc.
There iz of course no debt problem, koz there iz no such thing az a debt problem -- so kids are ok here.
But kids shood fear krappynomix, eg austerity -- austerity today will affekt kids in lots of ways tomorrow.
Rome iz similar. Rome died koz of taxes -- taxes and tax minimization and tax avoidance dominated commerce. Slaves didnt havta pay tax -- so rich people converted to slavery. So, Rome iz sort of similar to the usofa, but opposit.
Burning. I dont think that burning or fire get a mention in the COTUS. But it might be in the same section az cars and planes.
The people do better when the government is paralyzed.
There isn't anything wrong with America that liberal ideology, properly applied by government experts, can't make worse.