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

Repnextdoor Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 5:37 PM
It is too late. Should have been done before the election. You are all losers. No one cares. President Obama, congress, no one cares about your sill opinions and your misery. Get over it! There is nothing you can do. It is just that easy.
McGovern Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 5:41 PM
Do you know my wife?

She calls me a loser, too!

I'm starting to get my feelings hurt.

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...