Raise the Debt Limit? That's the WRONG question.

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    Instead of debating and discussing the question "should we raise the debt limit?" the BETTER topic for serious discussion SHOULD be:

    "How much should we immediately LOWER the Debt Limit?"

    The answer should require, of course, that we meet all current obligations as a condition of ANY and ALL possible answers. No defaults permitted.

    That limits the money available to spend on other stuff, of course, so the NEXT question should then be:

    "How do we divvy up the balance of our resources?"
     
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    This administration is now and has been from day 1 all about new programs and more spending. We have to dump the bum we have for president before we can even think about paying down our debt. RON PAUL is the ONLY politician in Washington that wants to live within our budget and pay DOWN the dept.
     
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    I don't think that's true. But he IS at least one of the guys who is willing to confront reality concerning our addiction to spending and debt.
     
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    The leftists on this board are going to tell you that not raising the debt ceiling is going to lead to unavoidable default, and they will repeat and repeat this without offering any evidence. It is the word of their god, and it is so.
     
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    he already raised the debt ceiling once in feb 2010...he blew thru 2 Trillion plus what we took in ( the war costs both wars cost 250B during that time) AND, he didn't need to say or do squat, for or to anyone, he had congressional majorities in both houses......

    ..now its time for the the crying game because whoops, there is whats called checks and balances......

    no, we have to raise it BUT we need to cut and I don't mean the unicorn poopie he promises , the old checks in the mail, won't _____ in your mouth 3-4 years down the road cuts, they will NEVER happen...we need cuts now....
     
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    Not raising the debt ceiling means someone will not get paid. Sure, we could service the debt, but then not pay the military or vice versa. Point is, we entered in to contracts that we won't be able to honour. That's called default where I come from.

    As for lowering the debt limit (idiot) do you people honestly think if the debt limit is lowered and spending is slashed that you will somehow get money back? Or get some kid of immediate benefit?

    Idiots. You won't. You'll get the opposite.
     
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    What would the fucking Congress and the idiot President DO if they were obligated to LOWER the debt?

    Would the Republic come to an end?

    Or would even those elected jackasses do what had to be done to meet our obligations and then haggle over the rest and remainder?
     
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    Your premise is a lie.

    Not raising the debt limit means nothing more than that the fuckbars in Congress and over at the White House would have to pay the current obligations and then haggle over the rest.

    Your notion of surrender before ANY effort is immature and fucking dangerous.
     
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    And you assume they can pay all our obligations first? Do you have proof of this?
     
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    LOL.

    Have you ever actually looked at the budget and our so-called "revenues?"
     

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