America won’t be America with debt ceiling deal

It didn’t have to come to this, but why has the  debt ceiling deal turned into the Tea Party’s Government Re-Organization Act?

Do you understand what a plan with no extra revenues and all cuts does to this country?

It puts the New America squarely into the New Third World.

Maybe it’s the way the GOP and the Tea Party wish to curb immigration–make the U.S. less desirable than even a place like the Philippines. (My cousins may be better off there. At least, there are call center jobs in Quezon City).

When the deal came down Sunday, I was visiting a friend. Her story will sound familiar. The debt ceiling deal did nothing for her. Check out the amok column: