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

D G Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 2:37 PM
Where, oh where, are the proposals from the WHite House to reform entitlement spending? The growth of the old entitlement programs (Social Security) and Medicare) explains 90% of the debt.

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...