I'm sure you'll get quite the response as everyone has so many different views when it comes to such a topic.
I personally try to have a positive outlook when it comes to what's to come for us in the United States, however I get a lot of political information from my father who is very active in following the government and what their motives are. And unfortuantely they have too much control. Below is a link which you may find interesting.
If the government had no control I could see that we would slowly climb out of the recession but it would take 5-8 years to be back to where we once were.