Rand Paul votes to dishonor the country, wreck its credit, and tank the world economy. Not gonna be President.
Archive for the ‘Debt ceiling’ Category
Part of the reason for the policy success of the Tea Party crowd is the willingness of the people who pretend to be the adult supervision in the GOP – especially the business lobbies – to tolerate Tea Party nonsense. Combined with the willingness of the ultras to “primary” anyone who casts a sane vote, […]
The President can no more borrow money on his own say-so than he can raise taxes on his own say-so. Both powers are clearly assigned to the Congress. So the “14th Amendment Option” is entirely imaginary.
The Dems’ sequester demands set up a clean CR and debt ceiling extension as a compromise. Happy now, Mr. Speaker?
Pelosi: latest debt-ceiling offer one of the worst GOP ideas: “with stiff competition always.”
Will Reid force Republicans to vote on a clean debt-ceiling bill? Here’s hoping. Bonus: filibuster reform.
Will the United States avoid default by refusing to pay its obligations as they come due?
Can the US Treasury really not prioritize payments in the event of a refusal to raise the debt ceiling?