You got a mortgage you don’t stop working; you don’t sell the car and apply the money to your debt. You get another job, maybe encourage the partner to get one, maybe send out the kids to get one. More work creates more income and you pay down the debt. Okay?— Same schtick. Build some bridges; repair some roads; finance some high speed rails, upgrade this decade’s technological base for the NEXT decade. Think ahead, Ramirez. Stop pounding on Obama; he’s not leaving office anytime soon. While you’re breathlessly, angrily waiting, do something for the country..