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Is Obama Planning to Invoke the 14th Amendment to End the Debt Crisis?

           In an earlier post that received not a little attention, I made the case for why arguments that  Obama should invoke the 14th amendment to settle the debt impasse were not just constitutionally dubious – they were politically stupid, … Continue reading

Invoking the 14th Amendment: How Not To Solve the Debt Crisis

As the (purported) August deadline for raising the debt ceiling inches closer, with no sign of a budget deal between House Republicans and the President, pundits this past week began proposing a way to avoid a budget crisis (see also … Continue reading