Maine and New Jersey are shutting down, while other US states have budget problems, too:
Illinois is effectively bankrupt (and may file for it soon), Puerto Rico is broke, and even mighty California doesn't have the money to fund its Utopian vision of single-payer healthcare.
The land of plenty is rich no more ... unless you're one of the fat cats. You can read about them here:
The more we let "moguls" determine the course of our economy, the less likely we will EVER get out of the debt hole they helped dig for us.
Q: Why are we bombing goat herders in Afghanistan, when the real threats to the well-being of our nation live right here in the US?
A: We're just idiots, I guess.