Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Wanna-be dictator ask for power to raise debt ceiling unilaterally. And Pelosi goes to back for him by demanding the same. And this guy is a Constitional scholar. This is completely unConstitutional. Congress has NO authority to transfer their powers like that.
And Obama talks of the gun lobby "ginning up fear"—that failure to raise the debt ceiling means troops will not be payed and contracts with small businesses honored, that investors worldwide will “ask if the U.S. is a safe bet."
What an ass. No wonder he's from a party with a donkey for a symbol.
There is no reason a responsible elected official wouldn't be talking to Boehner right now making a deal in spending cuts to get the debt ceiling raised.