The debt ceiling is going to be hit soon and liberals don't seem to believe our fiscal woes bringing us to this point really matter....
Obama economic adviser Austan Goolsbee said that the (S&P negative) outlook was based on a “political judgment” that doesn’t deserve “too much weight.”
Even granting that Goolsbee is right, conservative posturing about not raising the ceiling, default be damned, is a direct sign at how seriously it is being taken.
This "of course we'll raise it again" mentality has to stop, and anyone with even half a brain knows that entitlements are what's killing us (which is why it's totally lost on the Dems). A fundamental reforming of that system is the only way to get through this.
This is not about how the government doesn't take enough of our money, it is entirely about how it has mismanaged that money for decades.
That's what debt is, and it needs to be spelled out to the public, like so...
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How do you spell DEBT?