If you're not scared to death by now, it may be time to reevaluate your economic beliefs and values. Our national debt is approaching $16 trillion. Another $1.2 trillion, if not more is about to be added. That's $50,000 for every man, woman and child in the US. Three generations, if not more, down the road are in debt. There's a running debt counter about a third down the right side of this blog.