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Trillion Dollar Coin Idea Dies Sudden Death

brs Wrote: Jan 13, 2013 5:20 PM
Anti-semtism is the best you got? 2/3 of spending (we don't have a budget) is social programs. "To date, the United States has provided Israel $115 billion in bilateral assistance. It is currently the second largest recipient of aid worldwide, with Afghanistan now first." If all $115/B were in 2012 alone it would amount to 3.8% of spending compared to nearly 66%.... Do the math and try again. Not to mention at least Israel is a solid ally, not a conservative Christian pay out, as opposed to the WH arming the Muslim Brotherhood. As for MSM, with 2012 revenues topping $2.2T, whoe needs record breaking campaign funds?

At long last, a stupid, as well as illegal idea dies on the vine. Bloomberg reports
Treasury, Fed Oppose Using Platinum Coin to Avoid Debt Limit

The U.S. Treasury Department and Federal Reserve oppose the idea of minting platinum coins as a way to avoid the U.S. debt ceiling, according to a statement from Treasury...