A lot of those debt obligations go to folks like you, entitlement payments for SS and Medicare. Add to that pay to military and other federal employees, base operations, ongoing defense projects and other bills due for daily operations. You'll see how fast the money adds up, if you bother reading.
Seriously, how much longer do you think the government will be shutdown for?
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.
In short how serious do you think the republicans are on fighting over this? How long, specifically, do you think they will keep this up? Because, well, Barack Obama, or senate democrats are definitely not budging...