Sooner or later, they will. And they'll be right ...
The so-called "debt ceiling" has never been anything but an irrelevant bit of diversionary fluff.
After all, what can the concept of a "debt ceiling" possibly mean when they can conjure money into existence just by typing some numbers into a computer?
A huge number of democrats lost their seats precisely because they voted for this monstrosity. I'm sure they considered it a sacrifice for the cause. So yes - reactivate free market health care and risk getting voted out.
I have a smartphone because I use it to process credit cards. I do not have a monthly plan I just pay as I go. According to my history the last time I ran out of minutes was in Oct 2015. Now I have about 2500 built up because I get more every time I have to add time. Being an introvert has advantages I guess.
Never had any trouble with Tracfone. Sprint was horrible. My store has bad reception in the rear, so when I hear phones ring back there I always try to ask what carrier they're using and it's usually Verizon.
I just like Tracfone because its cheap for me. I rarely use my phone. I just need it for running credit cards via Square.