By the time you read this, I am confident an agreement will have been reached and the debt ceiling raised, as it has become a necessary evil as a result of unchecked spending. If, by some yet unseen road block, the ceiling remains unchanged, I am also confident that Armageddon will not occur — that the United States will not default on its obligations. And, Grandma and Grandpa, do not be afraid: Your Social Security checks will have arrived on time.
J. KARL MILLER: Obama, Democrats failed to anticipate mood of electorate
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