Originally Posted by patteeu
In a scenario where the debt ceiling hasn't been adequately increased, the executive branch can make debt service the top priority for available funds and avoid default.
I doubt that would be legal, in the long run.
Homer: [looking at watch] Two hours? Why'd they build this ghost town so far away?
Lisa: Because they discovered gold over there!
Homer: It's because they're stupid, that's why. That's why everybody does everything.