The term "the greatest generation" set values at a bar yet reached by some baby boomers and generation X.
We have familiar advice as "don't waste anything, if you cannot afford it, don't buy it.
But for the most part, it has fallen on deft ears. America has not had a financial crisis since the mid thirties. Democracy and freedom has been imperiled since 1945.
We, as a country, have displaced the priorities of Americans who have gone through a depression and world war. Instead, we have opened the door the those with an angry agenda against success which they had never achieved, guilt of not trying to achieve and the desire to erode freedoms so that they can claim a sense of justice. (school , religious holiday's, even the word "Christmas)".
The disease of the advancement of Progressivism is based on the angry agenda and rewriting of American history to fit the agenda.
Those that proclaim a hatred to America have never experienced the social and moral might which has defined the USA to any other country in the world.
We help every country with any natural disaster. Who help us when we have a natural disaster? Those citizens who hate America know that they have the freedom to communicate their agenda. They know about Normandy, Iwo Jima, Pearl Harbor, Gettysburg as a testimonial of the sacrifice for their free speech and hatred of country that provides the freedom.
Personal responsibility, financially and socially, are certain traits that citizens who hate us possess.