Values, or the lack thereof, may be the cause of our troubles, then and now, but it seems that the problems of fundamentalism and fanaticism, then and now are the real problem. Perhaps G-d doesn't respond because of our (in)actions, yet I wonder why a Deity would want to deal with the current leadership and their followers, especially those who claim to understand His want, yet continue to make asses of themselves. Tish B'Av today? I wonder why we bother.
from the article: Observing Tisha B'Av to rebuild Jerusalem - morally and spiritually