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Re: Platinum Coin, Pointing out a fact is incorrect ≠ Supporting something

antigovernmentextremist says: Short Form Blog. I’m disappointed. I expected so much better from you. The fact that this is even considered a viable option shows just how far off the handle America is.

» SFB says: I’m not actually in favor of the platinum coin — it’s a weird, crazy idea that deserves the eyerolls it’s getting. I mocked it two nights ago, even. But if you’re going to talk about it, at least get the semantics right. You can be critical of something without misleading people. — Ernie @ SFB

January 10, 2013 // 19:57 // 1 year ago
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    It would not have to be made out of $1 trillion of platinum, but it’s a stupid idea. The basic premise, from what I...
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    If government keeps pushing this welfare commy economy, you will see these coins in personal use as a tip for...
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    Literalism…its contagious.
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    Fox idiots at it again
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    It’s hard to….. like…. is this real life?
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    Hey, guys. I don’t think economists are serious about the coin. They just think Obama should threaten to make it in...
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    Actually, under the proposed plan, it wouldn’t be inflationary. It would, however (contra SFB) legally require minting...
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    Do they not remember what happened when Germany did something like this in the 20’s and earlier 30’s. Because they...
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    How can people still watch this stupid news program?!
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    Dear ShortFormBlog, it’s called Seigniorage.
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    You can’t make this shit up.
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    This is just insane, and really sad.
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