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

jimmylynn Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:08 PM
Destroy the value of the U.S. dollar. It's the plan that is driving the printing of more and more money and now these coins. The dollar will collapse at some point and we will go into a deeper depression than the "Great Depression". We will be paying $200 dollars for a loaf of bread, if you can find a loaf. The free market will collapse and we'll be begging someone for day work at 10 cents a day. I bet those labor union bosses will still have their hand in the relief funds.

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...