Originally Posted by WoodDraw
You're combining a bunch of different issues in to one. I agree there needs to be entitlement reform and tax reform. The idea that this is something unusual annoys me. Isn't this the role of government? Not like we make policy once and forget about it. Every government around the world deals with this.
Threatening the us with a default every few months over some archaic law seems a silly, and self defeating, way to deal with it.
I don't think we'd have to go through this if we had a more responsible person in the White House, but the people elected this guy instead.
If it was natural for governments (here and around the world) to govern in a fiscally responsible way, we wouldn't be in this mess.
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will