I really hate being the bearer of bad tidings. I hope someday I'll be able to write a cheerful, uplifting, hopeful post describing how our bad times are over and we can get back to life as we know it should be. As long as we have the Destroyer in Chief in the White House, that will not happen.
Meanwhile, Business Insider has printed the chart below from a site called Calculated Risk Blog.com Evidently, while America has suffered through recessions in the past, this one somehow takes the cake for deep and wide and long term.
Someday we will rid ourselves of the Destroyer in Chief and get back on our feet. Until then, pray for the best, but prepare for the worst.