Creativity and innovation are the only way the US, let alone, any country will get out of its debt problems. It is through economic growth that debts are dwarfed, and it is through innovation and creativity that economic growth comes.
Not "working harder."
Not developing a "CSR department."
And not rent seeking via lobbying politicians.
INNOVATION and CREATIVITY.
Good thing we got all that ritalin to ensure creative people never make it into the labor force at their full potential.