I never even thought it was a remote possibility that Republicans would consider giving up the debt ceiling but now I’m not so sure. If they do, they might as well pack up and go home. They would only be left with giving out service medals and naming post offices after themselves.
Obama is saying that any deal to avoid the fiscal cliff must include the complete removal of the debt ceiling. Giving a blank check to Obama is like pumping an IV filled with Scotch into a drunk.
While our economy is going nowhere, the House just voted to strike the word “lunatic” from the federal law. They seem to think it’s business as usual.
Rep. Louie Gohmert was the sole vote against because, as he put it, it’s lunacy to take the time for this nonsense while we should be dealing with our critical budgetary issues.
At 2:24 in the following tape, Rep. Gohmert talks about people in the House actually discussing giving up the debt ceiling – for real!
Unnerving, isn’t it?