No matter which party wins next November Washington again will — with a phony show of reluctance — raise the debt limit to allow it to continue its borrowing binge on our tab. Most Americans understand that the debt ceiling debate is as choreographed, as predetermined, as a professional wrestling match. Eyes full of crocodile tears, Washington will increase its debt ceiling by hundreds of billions … or trillions … of dollars.

But a cavalry of state legislators and concerned citizens is riding, outside the notice of the elite media, out of no fewer than 16 states to put a halt to this crooked game. These are citizens and citizen-legislators fed up with Washington’s bankrupting America.

Cutting federal spending is a holy grail of conservatives, libertarians, populists like the Tea Party Patriots, and the fiscally responsible — whether Republican or Democrat.

But … how?