With a possible default around six weeks away, House Republicans are considering a plan to...

With a possible default around six weeks away, House Republicans are considering a plan to increase the $16.4T debt ceiling on a short-term basis as they look to draw President Obama into talks over spending cuts. Paul Ryan yesterday conceded that the divided Congress means that the GOP is limited in its ability to achieve all its goals of deep reductions.

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  • User 353732
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    After the political theater and the crass emotional manipulation of uninformed and entitlement addicted citizens there will be yet more destructive spending and misallocation of resources; more bad public debt ; more debased fiat currency and fewer real jobs and a smaller and more enslaved middle class.
    In the US Soviet; the Regime always wins.
    18 Jan 2013, 05:28 AM Reply Like
  • davidingeorgia
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    And it won't even be entertaining theater.
    18 Jan 2013, 05:36 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    Let's be real here. President Obama never moves until the last minute. Some think it's tactical. Others just think he's lazy. Whatever.


    Note how he waited four years before saving our children with his "Executive Orders," the political theater of this week. There wasn't one reporter to press him: "Mr President. You said that "if we can save one life we have to try...Did that just come to you last week?" Did "Joe" wake you up and say "we have to do something about this killing of schoolkids now!"


    The political theater is aided one-hundred fold by the establishment media and they need constant crises--therefore, even though there is "six weeks until possible default" nothing will be done until the last couple of days.


    Don't blame Ryan and the Republicans--they're pathetic enough with their calls for "deep cuts" which are just slight adjustments in the endless increases of government.


    Press the President (pun intended).
    18 Jan 2013, 07:35 AM Reply Like
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