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  •  Sure. For now. (2+ / 0-)
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    Cedwyn, DuzT

    But once we work up the courage by striking that first coin, nothing prevents us from more.

    It's just a matter of losing our printing press virginity.

    •  No, the slippery slope doesn't apply (1+ / 0-)
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      sidnora

      Congress can already spend all the money it wants, and it cannot arbitrarily refuse to pay its bills. The executive meanwhile, has no authority to spend the money, only the responsibility to pay the bills for duly authorized spending.

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