debt ceiling

The Aftermath

Well, the Apocalypse was avoided–Congress made its deal on the debt ceiling, the United States government did not go into default, social security checks got mailed out on time, and life as we know it did not come crashing to a halt. And now for the retrospective… I’m not surprised that a deal was made.  […]

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A Presidential Problem

I’ve made it clear here before that I think the primary responsibility for resolving the debt-ceiling limit issue resides with Congress.  They are supposed to establish how the government spends its (our) money–the President only has to sign off or veto their legislation.  If a President wants to give Congress some guidelines as to what he

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