Year 2030. The Congressional Budget Office was correct back in 2009 when they projected the interest on the national debt, $14 trillion, would consume the *entire* federal budget within 20 years.
The federal government had default on its debt and confiscate everything of value to carry on business as usual a while longer. Programs have been cut for millions of people. Global warming has taken a back seat to global depression.
There is not a dime left for ACORN subsidies, green jobs, or Robert Byrd's cryogenic tank.
The American experiment is at then end. It's just a matter of time before monkeys will be beating rocks with a femoral bone under the shadow of the half sunken Statue of Liberty when one of them finds the book "Flip the IRS" and says to the rest: "If humans had found this book we wouldn't be at the top of the food chain now."