Tag Archives: Debt Ceiling

Airheads

Congressmen Jim Moran, Hank Johnson, and Jerrold Nadler, the Curly, Larry, and Moe of House Democrats, have introduced legislation to eliminate the national debt ceiling. “The debt ceiling does not prevent the United States from incurring new debts,” said Nadler. … Continue reading

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Pin The Debt On The Donkeys

As I listen to the talking heads and their mostly clueless guests pontificate this fine Saturday afternoon on the U.S. credit downgrade, I’m struck by how few of them are actually willing to identify the problem; and it’s neither the … Continue reading

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Trouble Comin’ Every Day

The Big Spenders have finally come to an agreement.  The debt ceiling–which is no ceiling at all, only a retractable roof—has been raised by trillions.  The touted cuts don’t really exist either, unless you believe that borrowing $9 instead of … Continue reading

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Constitutional Crisis?

Jimmy Clyburn, that dotty Democrat from the Palmetto State, suggests that if Congress forwards a debt-ceiling extension bill to the White House that isn’t to the liking of Barack Obama, he should veto it and raise the debt limit by … Continue reading

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Obama Calls The Statue of Liberty Play

“Washington — both parties, both sides never, ever change.”—Rush Limbaugh Rush has looked into the dusty archives of the MSM & discovered that the Democrats have been successfully running their political version of the old Statue of Liberty play for … Continue reading

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The Idiot’s Guide To Highway Robbery

 “Mr. Obama might be a great communicator if he had anything great to communicate.” —Wes Pruden “Obama is part of the trend of world leaders who work at making serfs of their populations. The only reason Obama stands out is … Continue reading

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Barack Obama Meets The Press (Again)

“Congress has run up the credit card, and we now have an obligation to pay our bills.” —-Barack Obama The creative engine was knocking critically, gasping for fuel.  It was the end of another week, and just when I’d thought … Continue reading

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Spending Our Way To The Bottom

H/T to RightHook “It is clear that the president’s intention has, from the beginning, been to use the approach of the debt limit to force Congress to agree to a tax increase–a political calculation that has backfired badly. Obama is … Continue reading

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Sky’s The Limit For High Roller Dem Spenders

Obama Aide: Don’t ‘Play Chicken’ with Debt Ceiling (Newsmax) WASHINGTON (AP) — The top White House economic adviser is warning against what he calls “playing chicken” with the need to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. For some conservatives, refusing to … Continue reading

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