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Top Senate Dems on Unilateral Debt Ceiling Hike: Go For It, Mr. President

James____Tx Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 7:12 PM
The whole US Governmental process is suppose to be cumbersome. This slows down or stops idiots like you and the "O" from having their radical way. It's that simple

There once was a time when Congressional Democrats screeched hysterically about the separation of powers.  There once was a time when liberals warned that an 'imperial presidency' would destroy the republic.  There once was a time when certain freshman Senators from Illinois voted against raising the debt ceiling as a pointed rebuke of our "reckless fiscal policies."  Those times, ladies and gentlemen, have passed:
 

In a move that will significantly ratchet up the brinksmanship around the debt ceiling, the four members of the Senate Democratic leadership are privately telling the White House that they will...