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  •  But there will be no default (1+ / 0-)
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    Shutdown, yes, but not default.

    Is the President saying that he's going to break the 14th Amendment, in order not to break the "debt ceiling" law? A law that Congress superseded anyway by passing subsequent spending?

    Government and laws are the agreement we all make to secure everyone's freedom.

    by Simplify on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 11:38:16 AM PST

    •  No, the President is saying to the GOP: Put up or (1+ / 0-)
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      shut up.

      Either pay your bills or default the debt but there will be no negotiating.

      Tax and Spend I can understand. I can even understand Borrow and Spend. But Borrow and give Billionaires tax cuts? That I have a problem with.

      by LiberalCanuck on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 11:43:05 AM PST

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