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U.S. Rules Out Trillion-Dollar Coin in Debt Row
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Posted by Fred 2013-01-14 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [443 views ]  Top

#1 I vote for default.
Posted by gorb 2013-01-14 00:15||   2013-01-14 00:15|| Front Page Top

#2 Yokay, I'll bite, did I just read that DepTreas Spox Coley said "the Coin" is to be used only for purposes of increasing the US Debt [indexation?], NOT to lower the US Debt OR to AVOID RAISING THE US DEBT LIMIT???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-14 00:30||   2013-01-14 00:30|| Front Page Top

#3 A stupid idea deep sixed, and good riddance, we really need to copy Zimbabwe.

I thought the Senators had better ideas, No? vote them out and get smarter ones.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-14 00:40||   2013-01-14 00:40|| Front Page Top

#4 How about "ruling out" a Trillion-Dollar POTUS ?
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-14 06:19||   2013-01-14 06:19|| Front Page Top

#5 Just send everyone their own personal invoice with their owed interest on it. Parents to pay for their own children.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-01-14 08:10||   2013-01-14 08:10|| Front Page Top

#6 They are working on a ten trillion coin as we speak.
Posted by Grunter 2013-01-14 08:26||   2013-01-14 08:26|| Front Page Top

#7 Any brilliant economic idea Krugman backs ought to be summarily rejected immediately.
Posted by Broadhead6 2013-01-14 09:01||   2013-01-14 09:01|| Front Page Top

#8 Thank God
Posted by Jan 2013-01-14 17:52||   2013-01-14 17:52|| Front Page Top

#9 Damn, I just knew it was going to be a mint error and worth 1.4 trillion.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-14 18:41||   2013-01-14 18:41|| Front Page Top

#10 As others have pointed out already, why not just make it $googolplex and solve all of our money problems forever?

/reductio ad absurdum

Krugman must have been doing some serious recreational substances since he won that Nobel...
Posted by PBMcL 2013-01-14 19:07||   2013-01-14 19:07|| Front Page Top

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