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Reader Questions on the One Trillion Coin Proposal

Dr_Zinj Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:18 AM
Paul Krugman is a blithering idiot. The ONLY way the trillion dollar coin scheme would work would be to mint two, 19,000 ton coins, effectly putting us on a platinum standard. Anything else is a lie and grand larceny on a global scale.

Several people asked me to comment on the $1 trillion coin proposal endorsed by New York Times columnist and Noble Prize winner Paul Krugman.

I did so yesterday in a satirical post Krugman Supports the $1 Trillion Coin; Why Stop There? I Support the $1 Quadrillion Coin.

In response to the above article, I have received several emails wondering where the money comes from. For example reader Tom writes ...