Ask Mrs. Vera: What About a Trillion Dollar Coin?

 

Dear Mrs. Vera,

What do you think about a Trillion dollar coin as a solution to the debt ceiling issue? Owe-verwhelmed in Owe-maha

Dear Ow-weema-wa Ow-weeema-wa,

Thank you for your question regarding the appropriate, grown-up response to handling the debts one has incurred in the process of making both the continued existence of millions and millions of Americans living in poverty barely possible while simultaneously continuing to inflate the wealth of the bagful of elite, expensive-chair-breaking multimillionaires who’ve got it all, except for that part that helps workers eat and do whatever it is the poor do with all that free time.… [Read more]