As to U. S. Debt and Section four of the 14th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution:
“The validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. … “
It’s the law, folks! Short of an amendment to the Constitution, we have no choice but to pay the bills, without question.
Without question. So, why are we allowing the TeaGOPers and, specifically, Cruz and Boehner to obstruct the law?
Everyone I know here is Republican, so my comments will not be welcome. Sorry, but this current political farce is illegal.
These debt payment, debt ceiling increase and government shutdown issues must be put to a vote, immediately. And, all “authorized debt,” meaning a standing law, must be paid. Default simply is not allowable by our Constitution. And, if the government shutdown impedes payment of all our debts, then that too is illegal!
I’ve sent this message to my Congresspeople, the U. S. Attorney General and others. Will you?