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Why Do We Always Wait For A Crisis?

I don't know exactly who or what is to blame for the record high gas prices, but one thing is clear, our government and private sector have known for decades this would happen.

I don't know exactly who or what is to blame for the record high gas prices, but one thing is clear, our government and private sector have known for decades this would happen.

The same thing can be said for immigration, healthcare, terrorism, and transportation issues.  Frankly, the list seems endless.

What big crisis is looming next?  Why don't we start a list of issues for public officials to get to work on now before we all hit crisis mode, like we are now with gas prices.

I'll start...Social Security.  The Social Security Administration says in nine short years benefits owed will be more than taxes collect­ed, and Social Security will need to begin tapping the trust funds to pay benefits. The trust funds will be exhausted in 2041. At that time, Social Security will not be able to meet all of its benefit obligations if no changes are made.

Your turn.

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