Obama Asks Congress to Raise Debt Ceiling Another $1.2 Trillion So He Can Keep Saving America From Bankruptcy

We knew this was coming. But like Vice President Pluggers always says, ya gotta spend money to keep from going bankrupt.

From the Washington Post:

President Barack Obama asked Congress Thursday for another $1.2 trillion increase in the nation’s debt limit, a request that is largely a formality but which carries election-year implications.

Congress has 15 days to reject the president’s request. Majority House Republicans, eager to criticize the president’s spending policies, immediately announced they would hold a vote next week on a resolution of disapproval.

It was the third and final such request the president was allowed under a deal the White House reached with lawmakers in August to prevent a government default.

Adding as much debt as Obama has is just plain unpatriotic. But don’t take my word for it:

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