Tag: Debt Default

  • The Debt Solution: #MintInterest

    The Debt Solution: #MintInterest

    We can avoid a catastrophic US debt default by minting a trillion-dollar coin. While a debt default likely violates the 14th Amendment, by the time that cycles through the courts, it will be too late to save the full faith and credit of the United States. We can mint the interest on the debt, and…

  • SuperMajority Sunday, a Supersized House, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard (US-PPL) #44

    SuperMajority Sunday, a Supersized House, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard (US-PPL) #44

    Where did the Original First Amendment, to give the House of Representatives back to ‘us people’ land on the US-PPL rankings? Welcome to SuperMajority Sunday when we update the US Public Policy Leaderboard and the Sweet Sixteen Solutions. Why Care? The House of Representatives is way past its due date, with only 36 of 435…

  • Trillions From Heaven

    Trillions From Heaven

    America has the largest military in the world. Who will stop us from depositing trillion-dollar coins to avoid an idiotic debt default? Due to the Great Recession and COVID-19, Congress spent in the neighborhood of $7 trillion to keep the economy from falling into a depression. Speaking of heaven, in the Bible, there is a…

  • Trillion Dollar Coin Flip-Flap

    Trillion Dollar Coin Flip-Flap

    When the US went off the gold standard, the world yawned. Who will stop the top superpower if it wants to mint a trillion-dollar coin? Welcome to BOX SCORE Friday, where we’ll recap this week’s puzzle. Should the US mint a trillion-dollar coin to avert a catastrophic debt default? BOX SCORE :Weighted-Average: Forecast of 128…

  • Debt Default Escape Room Secret: 13 Keystrokes

    Debt Default Escape Room Secret: 13 Keystrokes

    Will your Political Digital Twin toast or roast the trillion-dollar coin solving the debt default? We can use the bar nap for the math. It’s Thirsty Thursday here at PolicyKeys: Where Can We Agree? The two parties appear to be drunk already regarding the debt default. We need a designated driver. Maybe POLI THE AI?…

  • Trillion Dollar Pillow Mints

    Trillion Dollar Pillow Mints

    Here’s a pillow mint for the politically odd couples for and against minting a trillion-dollar coin and depositing it at the Fed to avoid a US debt default. Welcome to Strange Bedfellow Wednesday. Their romantic escapades will enthrall you. SPOILER ALERT If you’re into role-playing, then swoop on over to policykeys.com for this week’s public…

  • 14th Amendment Ceiling, One Debt Default, Two-Party Blame    

    14th Amendment Ceiling, One Debt Default, Two-Party Blame  

    We’ve had it up to here with the hyper-partisan parrots’ debt ceiling debacle. Can the 14th Amendment keep the dollar the world reserve currency? They, meaning Congress, could agree on waste and redundancy cuts, or raise taxes from people who actually have money, or they could grow the middle class and save money on crime…

  • Debt Ceiling Winner

    Debt Ceiling Winner

    POLI has blown the roof off the political parrots’ debt ceiling squabble with the 14th Amendment solution—is it leaderboard-worthy? Let’s find out because it’s BOX SCORE Friday. Time to think outside the box and your usual news silo. Should the 14th Amendment be invoked to avoid a US debt default? The 14th Amendment states, “the…

  • Debt Ceiling Parties, Is That a Thing?

    Debt Ceiling Parties, Is That a Thing?

    Ready to crash the debt ceiling party? While the two parties are busy popping policy balloons, maybe your digital twin already knows your stance—perhaps even better than you. This virtual you is tuned to your political vibe to make sense of the policy noise. It’s Thirsty Thursday, and your digital twin is serving up fresh…

  • Dancing on the Debt Ceiling

    Dancing on the Debt Ceiling

    You’ll be reeling by the politically odd couples we caught dancing on the debt ceiling. Welcome to Strange Bedfellow Wednesday. Which roles were for and against using the 14th Amendment as a fail-safe to avoid a catastrophic debt default? Updated: 1/10/2024. Let’s dish, but first… What is the Debt Ceiling? The debt ceiling is Congress’s…