A serious comment someone left elsewhere:
Yes our GDP is 6 times what it was in 1930. In 1930 the cost of ketchup was $0.09 a dozen eggs was $0.18 pork loin $0.19 lb. Gas was $0.10 gal. Compared to today’s prices the cost of goods has risen by more than 1500% in 85 years, let’s not kid ourself that our GDP is more because we produce more, we don’t, we in fact produce less.
Srsly? Really, trying to say that the US economy produces less now than it did in 1930?
The explanation is obvious, not knowing the difference between real and nominal.
but just to comfort you, this guy has the vote.