Joe, I'm with you on this. I'm into the great-grandchildren business now. Been a citizen of the U S for all my nearly 75 years and have watched the "deterioration and downfall" progress when I started paying attention in my early twenties. My first real "slap in the face" was when i figured out that FDR's Social Security was a very big trap for all of our future as a country. That was in 1958.Had I written a book then about the unsoundness of that program I would have been laughed out of our society. Now I probably would be touted as a "Prophet'