Empty Threats

House Republicans May Unite Around a Debt Ceiling Ransom But They Are Still Screwed
February 05, 2014

As Congress gears up for another showdown over raising the debt ceiling, we are left, as a society, with two choices. The first is to lift the debt ceiling and prevent a worldwide economic catastrophe.

Middle America Doesn't Care About Your Shutdown, Washington
September 30, 2013

On family road trips, when I was a bad boy, my father would sometimes threaten to stop the car and make me get out and walk.