MAY 17, 2017
ORIGINAL SOURCE: A Crisis of Confidence in Government Can Harm U.S. Economic Growth by Pam and Russ Martens of wallstreetonparade.com on 5/17/2017
The consumer comprises two-thirds of economic activity, with out it the economy is pretty much toast. The GDP has been sliding steadily for over 3 years to lows not seen since the last financial crises of 2008.
It's the consumers that control the economic fate of the country.
Please read the rest here; A Crisis of Confidence in Government Can Harm U.S. Economic Growth