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Obama "No Ransom For Crashing Economy"

rpexplorer Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 4:58 AM
Exactly, Why bother? Instead, if Obama wants 2 tril, give him 4 and pass the continuing resolution with large increases over the baseline. Lets get this train off the tracks quickly and spread the pain because it is only then that the uninformed will get the message. This whole thing is unsustainable so why string it out?

I am pleased to report the debt-limit charade is progressing in order, right on cue, perhaps slightly ahead of schedule.

In Trillion Dollar Coin Idea Dies Sudden Death; Treasury, Fed Oppose Using Platinum Coin; Republican Strategy I proposed this seven-stage sequence of events.

Politics of the Debate

  1. Obama will chastise Congress with talk of financial Armageddon if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling.
  2. Congress will pretend to hold the president hostage
  3. The secretary of the...