Originally Posted by mlyonsd
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.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison