Minting a $1 trillion distraction

posted by
January 10, 2013
Cato Institute
by Mark A. Calabria  
Posted in Commentary

"Negotiations over increasing the debt ceiling have barely begun, and already we are being hit with silly proposals to side-step the process. The latest is a proposal to have the Treasury mint a $1 trillion platinum coin. Sadly, this is just another gimmick to avoid dealing with the real issues facing our country." (01/09/13)  

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