Clearly, the U.S. Federal, State and local governments are fully confident in their ability to steal from you far, far into the future — and from your children and grandchildren too.
They say you’re in debt to the tune of a cool half-mil, but that would imply that you took on the debt yourself, voluntarily, for your own reasons whatever they may be. Of course, if you vote, then it’s hard to imagine you have anything to complain about. But you’ll keep voting. Why woulnd’t you? — you’re insane. You keep doing the same thing, expecting a different result.
But who knows, 2006 mid-terms may just well be "the most important election of our lifetime," followed by the 2008 most important election of our lifetime, and so on.