Obama should ignore the debt ceiling

  • by: HENRY J. AARON
  • Updated: September 30, 2013 - 8:00 PM

As the U.S. government headed toward a possible shutdown of nonessential services, House Republicans also said that they would not agree to lift the debt ceiling unless implementation of the health law was delayed by one year (among other conditions). So the government is also headed toward a mid-October default on its debts — and a full-blown constitutional crisis.

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