What's up with the $1 trillion coin?

What's up with the $1 trillion coin?

There are 63 comments on the CBS News story from Jan 11, 2013, titled What's up with the $1 trillion coin?. In it, CBS News reports that:

As President Obama and Congress barrel toward the next fiscal fight - how to deal with the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling the country is expected to hit next month - one solution that has generated an extreme amount of buzz is for the Treasury to simply mint a $1 trillion platinum coin.

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#61 Jan 12, 2013
RustyS wrote:
A brilliant progressive plan. It really should be made from a renewable resource like wood or seaweed.
Possibly the carbon of the remains of the illegals, that don't make it thru the desert.....sorry, is that mean?

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#62 Jan 12, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Possibly the carbon of the remains of the illegals, that don't make it thru the desert.....sorry, is that mean?
Not at all, a very progressively green solution. However, once Obama gets paved trails, air conditioned rest stops and free ATM's and take the fences down on the border, we may need to go back to making the coins from something else.

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#63 Jan 13, 2013
RustyS wrote:
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Not at all, a very progressively green solution. However, once Obama gets paved trails, air conditioned rest stops and free ATM's and take the fences down on the border, we may need to go back to making the coins from something else.
Your inability to transend away from the election outcome aside.....President Obama deported more illegals in three years, than Bush did in two terms....Reality, embrace some today.....

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