Tag Archives: debt ceiling

Debt Ceiling: GOP Didn’t Make The Best Argument Because Leadership Wasn’t Really Feeling It

Some people make things happen. Some people watch things happen. Some people stand there and ask “what just happened?” For that last group, I present the following explanation. The establishment GOP went into the latest battles with Barack Obama and the democrats. on the continuing budget resolution and the increase in the debt ceiling with their usual defeatist attitude, completely ...

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How Convenient: Geithner Says We Will Reach Debt Limit on Monday

What an amazing coincidence! Just as Barack Hussein Obama is seeking to bypass the “game” he says he won’t play, otherwise known as irritation of having to concede that there are actually 3 branches of government, not just the One in his regal majesty, Tim “Turbo Tax” Geithner informs the Senate that we will reach the debt limit on Monday, ...

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Time to Call His Bluff: Take the Deal

As many, including the Speaker himself, have noted, John Boehner’s deal to raise the debt ceiling is not perfect. There aren’t enough spending cuts in the here and now, and I don’t think any of us is fooled by yet another pass-the-buck commission, promising us yet again that this time, we will face the hideous reality of decades of profligate ...

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