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

Ress Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 5:21 PM
For once I agree with Obama: Eliminate the debt ceiling. It has never been anything but a farce and a smoke screen for Congressional fiscal irresponsibility. With it out of the way, the real problem will be seen more clearly.

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...