With the Obama Administration and Congress still haggling over how to fund the federal government in 2011, the national debt jumped $72 billion in just one day this week. The cuts that are being debated in Washington do not go far enough. Tough decisions have to be made by both the Obama Administration and Congress so that future generations of Americans will have the ability to prosper. America’s $14 trillion national debt is continuing to climb. Real leadership needs to take place to save the Republic from an economic black hole.