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GOP To Raise the Debt Ceiling Wednesday

weardley Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:52 AM
Compare the GOP to an old growth forest that the conservationalist battles to preserve. Proper forestry would remove the bramble and dead wood that creates horrific devastation when a fire burns out of control. Removing the moderates and their support mechanism the out of control spending and bill passing could be brought under control. The campaigning for the Primary's of 2014 will soon start so do your homework that when the time comes the old growth along with the bramble won't be a problem.

Despite talking for months about using the debt ceiling as leverage to get Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to pass a budget, spending cuts and entitlement reform, House Republicans are expected to vote on a temporary debt ceiling increase tomorrow.

House leaders on Monday unveiled legislation to permit the government to continue borrowing money through May 18 in order to stave off a first-ever default on U.S. obligations. It is slated for a vote on Wednesday.  

Although President Obama is getting a temporary break from the debt ceiling fight as a result of this...