Let’s see, 12,000 US troops going into Libya? Undeclared war on Iran? Absolute US guarantee of energy supply for Israel “no matter what?” Whatever could we be borrowing money for?
- HOUSE TO VOTE JAN. 18 ON OBAMA’S DEBT-LIMIT INCREASE REQUEST
Two days ago we wondered how long it would take for Obama to restart the debt ceiling theater. Not that long it turns out.
- OBAMA SENDS CONGRESS REQUEST TO RAISE DEBT CEILING
- OBAMA NOTIFICATION STARTS 15-DAY CLOCK FOR CONGRESS TO VOTE
So with Congress in recess, will Obama succeed in passing another automatic vote using base trickery? The same Obama, who as recently as 3 hours ago warned Congress that any attempts to pass approval on the Keystone Pipeline without his involvement are “counterproductive”… In other news, America’ new debt ceiling of $16.3 trillion, or 107% of GDP is now just a formality, about to be interrupted by a little circus clowning.