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Insane: Liberals Contemplate $1 Trillion Platinum Coin to "Solve" Debt Limit Issue

Geni2 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 12:44 AM
Just do what I do - skip right past their comments without even reading them. I've seen enough from those two to know they are truly ignorant and not worth any effort to correct.
Scott4616 Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 2:06 AM

I appreciate that, but the problem is that they are not even participants — there probably isn't even a person "posting" these comments, they have it set up as an automated thing, and post the same talking points/propaganda over and over again, in every Thread.

They're not relevant to the article subject matter, and they're not addressing anyone's comments - it's just drive-by spamming, like Tokyo Rose or Hanoi Hannah, the sole purpose is to demoralize the perceived "enemy".

These are not honest players in political discourse, it's straight-up psychological warfare.

TH allows it to go on, which drives honest participants away, which means some troll has figured out an automated way to corrupt a Conservative discussion board.

Welcome to Zimbabwe.  This is not a parody -- it is an actual report from the Washington Post:

Some economists and legal scholars have suggested that the “platinum coin option” is one way to defuse a crisis if Congress can’t or won’t lift the debt ceiling soon. At least in theory. The U.S. government is, after all, facing a real problem. The Treasury Department will hit its $16.4 trillion borrowing limit by next February at the latest. Unless Congress reaches an agreement to raise that borrowing limit, the government will no longer be able...

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