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

Cuban Peete Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 12:57 PM
Rightly so. Government finance is the most righteous form of finance and the closest to the constitution, at least as it has evolved in modern times. Family and business finances are controlled by too many individuals which creates an uncontrollable phenomenon of confusion and fluctuations. Central government control of financing creates a more constant, less confusing, and less fluctuating set of circumstances. It also guarantees fairness to all.

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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