We know that a large percentage of the Tea Party will show up to vote. Not so much with many of the "let's continue spending" crowd.
It contrasts nicely with the Democrats' position...
Do you want to die quickly, or slowly and painfully?
Sorry, but collectively, its policies are idiotic. Can anyone produce an economist that will tell you that it will be ok to not raise the debt limit? These yahoos somehow think this is ok, even desirable. The nation is driving in a car down a twisting mountain road with cliffs on both sides and no brakes, and these people think you can just turn the car hard to the right, drive off the cliff and we will all be ok. They are not adults.
Though I don't see eye to eye with Republicans very often, at least the loyal opposition once brought intelligence to the debate. Now its just lunacy.
Last edited by upsideguy; 07-15-11 at 08:50 PM.
And from Reuters:
Economists warn of peril on US debt ceiling inaction | Reuters"You cannot play games with something this serious," Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, said at a congressional hearing.
"Other countries that have tried to play these kinds of games with the financial market usually end up getting burned.