Should the president invoke the 14th Amendment?

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  1. Luddly Neddite
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    Now that we ALL know that the debt ceiling is

    • a manufactured crisis
    • NOT a request to spend more
    • an order TO the president FROM the congress to pay the bills the congress has incurred

    We also know that the republicans

    • want to collapse the US economy
    • want to "shut down" the US government
    • want to cause another credit downgrade

    Today, President Obama said he would not invoke the 14th Amendment even though some on either side of the aisle are urging him to do so. Instead, he said he would wait for congress to do their job which sounded more like he was saying, let the R hang themselves.

    Should he abide by the Constitution and invoke the 14th Amendment? or should he let the R crash our economy as well as harm the world economy?
     
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    Obama manufactured the "crisis" by being a petulant dickwad

    Jerry Brown is a better leader
     
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    Debt Ceiling has been negotiated many times.

    Even Owebama knows your thread is FAIL.


    LOL
     
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    Never mind. As usual, scared little rw's can't discuss. They can only troll with their silly name calling and total ignorance about the issue.

    Or, did either of you plan to post a link to prove your position?

    No, of course not.
     
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    Are you seriously so uneducated that you think the 14th amendment has anything to do with this?

    We are talking about taking more debt. Not paying current ones. No one has a problem with the government paying current debts. You see, when normal people have debts to pay off, they dont borrow more money. They cut back spending and make adjustments to their budgets (I know a budget, what a radical concept)
     
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    In high school, you were the kid who always had the 'KICK ME' sign stuck on his back, weren't you?


    LOL

     
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    ...says luddly.neddite, the unmitigated king of name calling and total ignorance of issues.
     
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    You are wrong.

    I really didn't know that rw's STILL don't know what the debt ceiling is.

    Debt Limit

    You really need to read Section Four of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

    There are very real risks to using the 14th amendment -

    The 14th Amendment is Obama's Best Option on Debt Ceiling - Bloomberg

    The Constitutional Option: If 14th amendment were used to bypass debt ceiling, would anyone buy US debt? | AEIdeas

    The Debt Ceiling And The 14th Amendment
     
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    Quickest way to get rid of rw's -

    Post FACTS.
     
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    That the question is considered at all indicates the sad state of affairs we’ve come to as a consequence of the TPM and radical fiscal right.
     

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