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Poll: 44 percent of Americans oppose raising debt ceiling

Americans overwhelmingly do not think Congress should raise the nation’s debt limit debt ceiling as President Barack Obama and Congress prepare once again to wage battle over the issue, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

By a 44-22 percent margin, Americans oppose raising the debt ceiling, which again puts the president in the difficult position of needing to make the case on an unpopular policy with a deadline quickly approaching.


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It doesn't matter anymore. We

It doesn't matter anymore. We can never pay it back and the currency collapse is a 100% mathematical certainty.