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It's Come to This: GOP Rep Introduces Bill to Block Trillion Dollar Coin Scheme

alphonsejones Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 3:22 PM
why does he need to issue some worthlesds coins to push a sham for new debt the hussein campaigned on the promise that raising the taxes on evil rich repubs would solve the economic problems facing America does this mean that he lied to the imbeciles that voted for him but then he already blew through 6 trillion dollars of new debt and the economy remains in recession Hope those too young to work or vote will be happy to learn they will be stuck paying the bills run up the the marxist messiah
rauljg69 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 3:31 PM
"why does he need to issue some worthlesds coins"

only way to prevent Republicans from holding US hostage for something they easily did for Republican presidents which is to raise the debt limit. Wish he didnt have to but no other congress tried to do what the republicans are doing with the debt limit.
Hype_Blame22 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 3:38 PM
No other Congress faced $16+ trillion debts.

I humbly proffer the ultimate companion piece to this morning's item, which quoted the President Obama expressing his irritation over John Boehner's incessant carping about some "government spending problem" the president is convinced doesn't really exist.  Ladies and gentlemen, it has indeed come to this:
 

Lawmakers are still positioning themselves for a debt ceiling fight in a few months, but one Republican congressman wants to snuff out a particular idea immediately: the U.S. Treasury minting $1 trillion platinum coins to avert a debt ceiling showdown. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) has introduced a bill to...