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Old 07-07-2011, 02:42 PM
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Default Re: David Brooks will soon be an ex Conservative columnist

Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
So you believe it would "kill" the country to decline to raise the debt ceiling (which seems silly anyway; after all, why have a "ceiling" if it will be automatically raised whenever one approaches it?); yet the country will be essentially unharmed if it attempts to live vastly beyond its means ad infinitum?

You cannot seriously believe that. Especially the latter part of that equation...
I don't believe anyone is making that argument.

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