Thursday, September 19, 2013
"Raising the debt ceiling does not increase our debt"?
hen why raise it, Baracrook? If, as you seem to imply, you have no intention of borrowing more money, it would be unreasonable to change the maximum amount yes you can borrow. Admittedly, that condition rests on the extremely obtuse assumption you aren't a dangerously profligate liar and crook. Every non-fascist, by now, knows better.
In case you haven't been keeping up, Constitutional-"Scholar"-in-Chief™, I just want to remind you that Congress, by law, expressly authorizes the amount or "validity" of the public debt. Congress, again by law, expressly makes appropriations in consequence of which money may be drawn from the U.S. Treasury. If not enough money is in the treasury to cover such appropriations, it is the responsibility of Congress to either expressly reduce total appropriations or expressly lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, and even borrow money on the credit of the United States so there is enough money. Otherwise, spending must stop completely once the treasury's balance hits zero, unless Congress has, by law, expressly provided for that exigency — as it did in the Antideficiency Act:
- The act prohibits federal officials from obligating funds before an appropriations measure has been enacted, except as authorized by law. The act also prohibits acceptance of voluntary services and employment of personal services exceeding what has been authorized by law. Exceptions are made under the act to the latter prohibition for "emergencies involving the safety of human life or the protection of property." Therefore, the Antideficiency Act generally prohibits agencies from continued operation in the absence of appropriations. Failure to comply with the act may result in criminal sanctions, fines, and removal.
Please fail to comply with that Act of Congress, Øfascist. Watching you try to squirm your way out of the resulting criminal sanctions, fines, and removal, and your corrupt attorney general again blatantly ignore and break numerous laws in the process, would do no end of good towards waking even more people up to your thoroughly lawless and irresponsible regime.
Labels: greedy and selfish liberals (BIRM), Impeach.Obama.Now., liberal hypocrites (BIRM), liberals are always extreme, lying liberals (BIRM), Obama's War on the Constitution, Worst. pResident. Ever.
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