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Obama's Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 5:20 PM
We today glimpse the precise form of Obama's inflation sceptre.  It is a trillion dollar United States of America platinum coin . . . a mere coin . . . but worth (supposedly) a trillion US dollars.  With one (or several) of these coins Obama can destroy all our CDs' purchasing power and, for that matter, all of our savings of whatever nature.

Just a few such coins can bring the end of America.  And it's all completely legal.   
KaightKaight24 posts since
Dec 5, 2011
Rep Points: 602
1. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 6:13 PM
Are we back to the doom and gloom Nostradamus predictions?

Geez, get a grip of yourself, will you? Just because it's conceivable, it doesn't mean it's going to happen.
darkdreamer4udarkdreamer4u178 posts since
Jun 11, 2010
Rep Points: 638
2. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 6:37 PM
Obama hasn't said anything about the trillion-dollar coin idea. But during the 2011 debate on the debt ceiling, he rejected a similar "escape clause" proposed by former President Bill Clinton to simply cite the 14th Amendment's language that the "public debt ... shall not be questioned."
ShorebreakShorebreak2,694 posts since
Apr 6, 2010
Rep Points: 14,610
3. Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 8:24 PM
Shorebreak:  Are you determined to make my ulcers even worse?  Where is Dr. Kevorkian?  Maybe we can get a Group rate! :)
paoli2paoli21,406 posts since
Aug 10, 2011
Rep Points: 6,150