You need to read Rush Limbaugh's salient comments made during his July 11, 2011 radio show:
When you boil it all down, it's the point: big cutting. It will occur automatically. The debt automatically gets serviced, unless Obama doesn't want it to, and then the rest of the government gets cut accordingly. If we don't do anything, that's what would happen.
This is supposed to be about cutting spending to stay under the ceiling. As Republicans and conservatives if you show up to a raise the debt ceiling meeting, you're lost. You have already lost if you show up to a raise the debt ceiling meeting. We're showing up at a meeting where the debt ceiling is about to be exceeded. We're talking about seeing to it that that doesn't happen. We are talking, or should be, about cutting spending to stay under the ceiling. That's what voters in 2010 voted, am I right?
Obama will save a few jobs now in favor of saving the future of America over the next few years....or less!
It may surprise you to learn that in August 2009, on a visit to Elkhart, Indiana to tout his stimulus plan, Obama sat down for an interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd and said the following:
“First of all, he’s right. Normally, you don’t raise taxes in a recession, which is why we haven’t and why we’ve instead cut taxes. So I guess what I’d say to Scott is – his economics are right. You don’t raise taxes in a recession. We haven’t raised taxes in a recession.”
Yet listen to the great deceiver just a few days ago: