No way out? God could save us but will this people turn to him; a people that would vote in a Clinton, an Obama, and almost a Gore…it doesn’t look good!
In the past, wars and the Great Depression contributed to rapid but temporary increases in the national debt. Over the next few decades, runaway spending on Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security will drive the debt to unsustainable levels.
PERCENTAGE OF GDP
Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Institute for the Measurement of Worth, Congressional Budget Office, and White House Office of Management and Budget.