That is why our economy will not recover. The Problem In A Nutshell: Annualized GDP Growth Of 1%; Annualized US Debt Growth of 21% | ZeroHedge Total US Debt/GDP highest since WWII. And during those war years we were manufacturing EVERYTHING! What does the US manufacture now? Jack Sh*t. We sent all of those jobs overseas in "Free not Fair Trade Agreements". Any Politician that says we can turn things around by just tweaking things a little here or there is blowing smoke.