Originally Posted by AustinChief
THANK YOU for posting that. Maybe a simple graphic will help some of these dullards see what we have been trying to say this whole time.
The ONLY poster who has put forth a legit point in this regard is FD by stating the fact that the Treasury isn't setup to handle a situation like this. It would require some creative measures to adjust the system to handle this in time. Of course that is entirely on the executive branch.
The checks are automated. If they weren't able to put up a functioning web site with 3 years notice, do you really think they should attempt to cobble together financial software overnight? That would not end well. I don't think cutting entitlements or other automated payments is a viable option.
If I were Obama, I'd just keep spending money and let them try to impeach me. None of the options available (based on the damage they would do to the country) are worth keeping office over. He'd be better to fall on the sword than to pick any of the "options". I don't think the public would support an impeachment over this issue anyway.