We Could Fix Debt Crisis With ... Platinum Coins?

Bizarrely, laws restrict issues of gold, silver, copper, but not platinum

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 7, 2012 12:27 PM CST

(Newser) – President Obama says he is "not going to play that [debt ceiling] game" with Republicans again. But how to avoid disaster if Congress doesn't raise the ceiling? It turns out the president has one ridiculously simple solution as an option—platinum coins. Incredibly,...   Read full story »


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