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

Jerry555 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:22 PM
Boehner, Just tell Dinjee Harry, FU, go ahead and default. MORON. Call the scumbags bluff. Little Guy, in a big position.
Chestertonfan Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:20 PM
They won't default. All principal and interest payments can be made, along with all social security a nd other essential services.

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...