The US government is four weeks away from defaulting on its debt for the first time in history. What should Washington do to prevent a default?
Both parties need to agree to raise the debt ceiling while implementing a plan that raises taxes and cuts spending.
34% (638 votes)
Instead of caving to the extreme right, Obama should invoke the 14th amendment and order the government to pay its bills.
34% (633 votes)
We can't reduce debt without ending long-term unemployment. Congress should prioritize a new job-creation program.
23% (436 votes)
The Federal Reserve owns $1.7 trillion in US debt. The Fed and Treasury should simply rip up that "fake" debt.
9% (169 votes)
Total votes: 1876