Jesus way is a third way, not the warrior cult or indifference but nonviolent resistance. Jesus is the auto-aletheia and auto-basileia of God, the fulfillment of the land promise to Israel. Jesus did not stop at words but drove out the moneychangers and traders and overturned their tables.
By definition, a "debate" requires two opposing sides holding mutually exclusive opinions. In the U.S. Congress, however, real debate has all but vanished. Instead, we are subjected to endless blather that — if you listen closely — is a simple discussion over splitting hairs.
There can be no U.S. budget debate when both sides have already agreed that massive cuts to social programs — including Medicare and Social Security — will be the foundation of any plan.