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Top Dems urging Obama to raise debt
ceiling all voted against increase in ’06

Washington Examiner [DC], by Byron York

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/13/2013 5:38:22 AM

On Friday the Democratic leadership of the Senate — Majority Leader Harry Reid, Assistant Majority Leader Richard Durbin, Conference Chair Charles Schumer, and Conference Secretary Patty Murray — wrote to President Obama urging him to unilaterally raise the debt ceiling in the event that Republicans either block such an increase or attempt to pass one “as part of unbalanced or unreasonable legislation.” “We believe that you must make clear that you will never allow our nation’s economy and reputation to be held hostage,” the Democrats wrote. “We believe you must be willing to take any lawful steps

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/13/2013 6:08:37 AM     (No. 9113620)

Bernake´s already monetizing the debt simply because there aren´t enough buyers on the open market.So even if the debt ceiling gets raised,that doesn´t mean $2 trillion more dollars will pop in the Treasury´s coffers.Job losses continue to mount,putting even more demand on debt.

What´s even worse is we don´t know if opposing more crazy spending by the GOP is a winner with today´s current voters.

The trillion dollar coin fabrication is being done in the abstract without knowing how the world would react to non conventional money popping up out of thin air. Why stop at $2 trillion in coins if this is a valid avenue.Why not $10 trillion and let gov´t helicopters fly around dumping skids of $100 bills? I´m sure that wouldn´t cause inflation.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: beca, 1/13/2013 7:03:52 AM     (No. 9113657)

whatever barry wants ...his sheep will follow along...........without thought to what they are doing......

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bmw50, 1/13/2013 7:04:15 AM     (No. 9113660)

Mark it down, it will be the Republican´s fault if they hold Democrat´s feet to the fire.
Democrats will claim that Republicans are forcing Democrats to raise taxes because Republicans don´t want to raise the debt limit... and the liberal media will sell it to the public.

Democrats treat this nation´s fiscal health as it were a chess game; and they are very good at it. I marvel at the tactics they are willing to put into play to defeat their opposition. The lies, the innuendos, the false accusations, the shamelessness, the false assumptions... all with media backing. Amazing!

Retaining power is the highest goal of a Democrat, they get drunk on it. The nation can slide into the abyss and they won´t care as long as they are at the helm. You would think they would have just a little shame as they destroy this nation, but they don´t, not an ounce. They will retain power and control whatever wealth is left; and isn´t that what life is all about to a godless, secularist?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 1/13/2013 7:20:46 AM     (No. 9113679)

#3 nailed it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pliades, 1/13/2013 7:55:09 AM     (No. 9113715)

But, but, but, it´s for the children ...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 1/13/2013 8:13:57 AM     (No. 9113738)

Agree with #3. The Democrats do not care, as long as they are in charge. Look at Detroit, Chicago, and other large cities controlled by Democrats for eons. They are in shambles for the most part. But . . . the Democrats keep on getting elected. I guess the constituents expect different outcomes by doing the same thing over and over again.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nimby, 1/13/2013 8:47:30 AM     (No. 9113789)

Shameless bunch!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: WAN2, 1/13/2013 9:09:59 AM     (No. 9113843)

You can lie like a sieve so long as you keep handing out stuff.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: eoddad, 1/13/2013 9:52:34 AM     (No. 9113902)

Democrats: Unions, Big City Machines, Corrupt Big Business CEOs, Big Media, Big Academia, wannabe Communist, atheist, race hustlers of all completions, baby sacrifice-rs to the God of nature, and finally organized crime, did I leave anyone out. You don´t expect these types to be Honorable and consistent do you.

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