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

lois00001 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:38 PM
..or we could just pay our bills. Novel idea.
Truthwalker Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:08 PM
Here's a novel idea Lois... crawl back beneath the rock from under which you climbed.

Novel idea.... stamp the coins out of plywood. Wood has value.... doesn't it?
Or, wait...wait...wait.... here's an idea. Print them on paper. No.... no, we can't do that.... that's part of what's causing the problem now, isn't it?

Ooooh yeah.... I got it. Since Libs and Dems think everything Obama does is pure gold, let's send Obama to all the nations to which we are indebted. He can impart his wisdom, knowledge, and keen analytical economic wisdom to all our debtors and thereby guide their economy into ruin just as he will out own.
By year's end he will have amassed $7 Trillion in debt in just 5 yrs.
You hero, huh Lois?
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:59 PM
We could stop spending beyond our means. as any individual would.
stick to the essentials,the Constitutional stuff.

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...