The president said it again this week. If we don’t raise the debt ceiling, “We won’t be able to send out Social Security checks, cover Medicare costs or pay veterans’ benefits.” He knows this generates the most fear.
Don’t raise it.
My suggestion for priorities: If there’s not enough money to go around, let’s suspend payments in the following order:
1. Hold the presidential salary. 2. Suspend White House expenses (vacations etc.). 3. Ground Air Force One (he needs to stay on the job anyway). 4 Suspend. congressional salaries. 5. Suspend congression ... continue reading »