3 Reasons We Need a Dirty Deal on the Debt Ceiling

President Barack Obama has been outspoken that he wants a "clean," no-strings-attached bill to raise the federal government's borrowing ability.

But as the date on which the U.S. will hit the current limit approaches and Republican and Democrat legislators start last-minute negotiations, Nick Gillespie lays out three reasons why the only good debt deal is a dirty deal - one that ties any increase in borrowing capacity to specific cuts in future spending.

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  • Hyperion||

    A little late. Boehner just caved and gave Obama everything he wanted and more, in exchange for nothing.

  • Francisco d Anconia||

    Where are you getting this? You've said it twice. I can't find shit in the MSM about it.

  • aelhues||

    That is a good damn question. It's been 30 minutes since Hyperion's post, and I still don't see anything. CNN has a banner stating "No deal yet".

  • Hyperion||

    Look below dude, there's your explanation. Blame it on Drudge or the source, not me. I just clicked the link and now that story has been removed and replaced with another one, saying there is no deal.

  • Hyperion||

    Also, 30 minute gaps are probably normal when someone is working.

  • Francisco d Anconia||

    Dude, don't you corroborate your sources?

    Jeeez!

  • Hyperion||

    I typically post links here, dude, and you know that if you come here very much. But I am working and very busy. The story just pissed me off, so I had to take a minute to vent.

    So then when I saw the posts here asking me where I found that, I was surprised that no one else saw it. Then I went to look, so I could post the link, and the link is to a completely different story.

  • Francisco d Anconia||

    I'm just flippin ya a little shit. ;-)

  • Hyperion||

    Top headline on Drudge. Strange thing is, the original story that was up there, that Boehner and Cantor agreed to all Obamas demands, in exchange for small cuts to Medicare, has now been changed to another link, the original story is gone. That took all of 5 minutes. Being so fast has it's downside...

  • Mr. Soul||

    I saw it too. whahappen?

  • Hyperion||

    Apparently someone jumped the gun, as typical, and then quickly took it down.

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  • carminahultgren||

    my buddy's aunt makes $87 an hour on the internet. She has been laid off for six months but last month her payment was $19984 just working on the internet for a few hours. great post to read
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