"Renaissance Thinking About the Issues of Our Day"
Til now, the deal was
5.6 UPRR pyramid
- 2.4 (raise ceiling)
= 3.2 trillion the UPRR does not have to put back now to Cover Its A, aka CIA
3.2 + 1.2 cuts
= 4.4 trillion the UPRR does not have to account for now.
4.4 +1.2 cuts next year etc.
= 5.6 trillion intact original POOL + profits made on pyramided acquisitions of the 4.4 trillion kept, less losses due to downgrading of U.S. credit rating.
Today's Deal Is
Call me a conspiracy nut, but i cant help but think that given the past few years of GOP obstruction that the President didnt chose to raise the debt ceiling before losing the house. When asked why, he responds that he thought the GOP would act "responsibly"...right
Shouldve not left that stone unturned mr. President...
Which only leads me to believe this whole crisis theater was either part of the plan, or the President is even more naive than we thought.
Remember how Lieberman held up Healthcare? Bernie Sanders, and anyone else with cojones should do the same with this debt deal. Just stand firm. In the end , no one wants the US to default, so the worse case scenario you get is a clean raise. Come on Bernie!
It is probably wise to assume this is a right wing Christian cell of Norgen Oogen Blasten.
Then again, this won't raise any media attention whatsoever.
Now that some numbers have officially been released, Kitty Carlyle can be calculated with a summary of the data.
Try these sites for a few laughs. I swear I've no financial interest in any of them (be sure to scroll down the page a bit for the first one)
I keep wanted to yell, "It doesn't have to be that hard!" to the US.