White House’s Jay Carney leaves trillion-dollar coin on table

White House’s Jay Carney leaves trillion-dollar coin on table

So I guess we are all concluding that by saying there is "no backup plan" Carney actually has the trillion coin in his pocket? — Ben White (@morningmoneyben) January 9, 2013 The idea of having the U.S. Treasury mint a couple of trillion-dollar platinum coins to get around the limit of the debt ceiling just […]

Gutsy call: Obama ducks question on Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, feigns concern about human rights

Gutsy call: Obama ducks question on Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, feigns concern about human rights

http://twitter.com/#!/NathanWurtzel/status/197030393587826688 Guess the Admiral isn’t around to help the President out here, so he is declining to comment on the escaped blind Chinese activist. Pres. Obama is aware of "press reports" about the blind Chinese dissident. But will not confirm he is under US protection. — Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) April 30, 2012 "I’m aware of […]