This Political Game Jeopardizes the Economy.
You can be for a smaller government or a bigger one but you have to pay your bills.
This sure isn't the representative democracy the Founders were after.
Raising the debt limit just allows the United States to pay our bills for money that Congress already spent.
We can no longer allow a hopelessly unreasonable minority in a severely corrupted system to dictate the terms of our economy.
Just like in the classic western, Obama stands alone, outnumbered against forces who seek his destruction.
The last thing we need is an all-powerful congressional committee allowed to make crucial spending decisions without the scrutiny of an engaged citizenry and press.
With the economy foundering like a man overboard in heavy seas, we've attempted to rescue it by throwing it an anchor.