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Hmm: Carney Won't Comment on the Size of Obama's Preferred Debt Limit Increase

ClownHallBuster Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:29 PM
Saying no to raising the debt limit is like telling your mortgage company you refuse to make another payment. You already incurred the debt. And the response from your mortgage company is going to be to triple your interest rate. Mission accomplished morons. That was your plan to keep Obama as a one-term President. We're in the second term now. Destroying the economy now isn't going to accomplish anything.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:24 PM
"Saying no to raising the debt limit is like telling your mortgage company you refuse to make another payment."

But your mortage company can ad extra fees and payments if they feel like it?

"Destroying the economy now isn't going to accomplish anything."

Tell that to your messiah chump.
Chestertonfan Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:13 PM
Sorry, you are wrong. The point is, the Government has NOT YET incurred the debt. Incurring more debt is going to ultimately bury everyone. What happens when interest rates rise on $16.3 trillion of debt? An economic black hole, that's what. If these dopes can't reverse obscene deficit spending, then freezing the debt limit may be the only way to save the nation. And don't forget, your glorious Senate has not passed a budget for four years-another obscenity.

Let's see if you can make heads or tails of this vacuous jumble of words from White House Press Secretary Jay Carney:
 


The question is extremely simple: If Congress agrees to meet the president's demands and hike the debt ceiling without any preconditions, what dollar figure and/or time frame would the president like to see in the legislation?  Increasing the debt ceiling isn't a hypothetical or symbolic action.  It involves extending the government's ability to borrow a finite amount of money -- you know, actual dollars...