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

Repnextdoor Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 5:28 PM
The only question we all have on our minds, today, is what will Kim and Kanye be wearing to the inaugural ball. Ha!

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...