When those Republicans are saying that they give a rat's ass about fiscal responsibility they are not in any way being fiscally responsible. That would be like Tom saying he gives a rat's ass about individual liberty.
No, spending is inexorably linked to bills.
It really has nothing to do with paying bills.
If your Republicans, but not you, you're not a Republican, if your Republicans force a default, they haven't decreased spending. Indeed we'll spend even more because our credit rating will be shot. See...
I don’t think there’s any way Santos loses his job short of death or resignation. He can be rotting in a jail in São Paulo and still get a Critter’s paycheck. He has no reason to give that up. I’m not sure anyone could give him a reason. So I don’t think there’s a deal here.
These debt crises only seem to happen when a DemocRAT is President. Why can't DemocRATs be more fiscally responsible? We really need rock ribbed Republicans to keep an eye on these spendthrift ne'er-do-wells.