The good times are back, jclay2. Sure, our system has its ups and downs, but we're back on the upswing. Why not celebrate?
Is the United States without a single problem? NOOOPE. We have plenty of problems, but we also have opportunities. We have a cheap trained workforce, tons of energy, plenty of liquidity, and healthy levels of investment throughout the United States. A hyperfocus on monetary policy shouldn't blind us from the greenshoots. Don't hate me for sharing the good news; it's always good to have multiple perspectives on every issue.
Here's some +rep to get you in the mindset of thinking positively!