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  •  I'm NOT recommending it, but (0+ / 0-)

    would selling off government assets be another option?
    Disney and other companies would likely pay a pretty penny for Yellowstone National Park (gag, retch).

    Is this what the plutocrats have in mind?

    We're all pretty strange one way or another; some of us just hide it better. "Normal" is a dryer setting.

    by david78209 on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 01:56:24 PM PST

    •  I reccall at least one (0+ / 0-)

      executive agency selling physical property on ebay during the last debt ceiling crisis in anticipation of  congress not reaching a resolution.

      This diary suggests that the platnum coin option is the only option to ensure that the president fulfill is legally requirement to spend, but he has other options, such as what you suggest selling government land.  Of course, I hope he would never do that, but there I wonder if he could try to get advertising revenue by selling billboard space on government land, ad space on government websites, etc.  [That is of course with the exception of PBS!]

      "Art is a lie that makes you realize the truth." - Picasso

      by she the technocrat on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 02:04:28 PM PST

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