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Good News: Treasury, Fed Both Rule Out Trillion Dollar Coin

Georgia Boy Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 10:12 PM
Exactly one person brought up the idea of a trillion dollar coin and you geniuses are getting hysterical, as if it was real news. Oh, wait a minute, it must have been on Fox News for the past 24 hours, constantly.
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 11:26 PM
"Exactly one person brought up the idea of a trillion dollar coin and you geniuses are getting hysterical, as if it was real news. "

They only hysterics are coming from you progs as your messiah is being exposed as the fool that the rest of us know him to be.

annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 10:23 PM
No, moron - it's been floated for weeks by numerous people. If only one person had brought it up, do you really think that the the Fed and the Treasury would've even bothered to respond?

Crawl back in your hole.
rmt5 in MA Wrote: Jan 12, 2013 10:55 PM
He can't. The slugs and grubs evicted him!

The fact that high-level government officials even needed to address this issue at all should tell you how high over the shark American politics has jumped. But the Department of Treasury today did indeed comment on the "trillion dollar platinum coin" lunacy, and rejected the idea that the White House had seriously considered such a "solution" to the debt crisis. Ezra Klein at WaPo reports:

That’s the bottom line of the statement that Anthony Coley, a spokesman for the Treasury Department, gave me today. “Neither the Treasury Department nor the Federal Reserve believes that the law...