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

anderson659 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 6:47 AM
Jake: Simple. The whole thing is a scam, illegal, unconstitutional, and the brain child of progressive academics. The elitists think these fantasies up and try them out on the guinea pigs, that would be us, insulated from any blow back.

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...