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The debt ceiling vote
By sworddancer2
On Tue Aug 02, 2011 01:14 PM

So, what do you think? Who won, who lost, or was it all just silliness? I have to admit, as an outsider, I am amazed that republicans are so strongly opposed to raising taxes. It seems to me that that is budget 101: to balance a budget, decrease spending and <b>increase revenue </b>.

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re: The debt ceiling vote
By ChristinePremium member
On Tue Aug 02, 2011 04:07 PM
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re: The debt ceiling vote
By Heartmember has saluted, click to view salute photosPremium member
On Fri Aug 05, 2011 08:17 AM
Technically, having a debt ceiling isn't Constitutional. Though you could make an argument either way. Obama could not have issued an executive order stating that, though, which they were debating. That wouldn't have been Constitutional either.

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