The US needs goals. We need to aim high.
The country is in the middle of a struggling economic recovery, facing massive federal deficits and a mushroomed national debt.
All of this happening as our last generational population boom, the baby boom, gets ready to retire. What to do?
Let's grow our country. Let's grow it by leaps and bounds. Let's set a goal of reaching a population of 500,000,000 by the year 2050.
A couple hundred thousand of those folks could easily fit inside the boundary of the city of St. Louis, and a million or three could join us here in the state of Missouri.