National debt needs attention

With all the issues causing Americans to look at the financial health of our country, here’s something that should worry us all:

I ran across a short Internet movie: “I.O.U.S.A” (

As you can guess, the film deals with the federal debt and even takes you back through history, detailing America’s debt levels.

As of Sept. 30, 2007, when all the deficits and unfunded programs of the United States are added together (namely Social Security and Medicare), the movie pegs America’s