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Treasury to pay debts with Monopoly money

The U.S. Treasury announced Monday that it will begin paying debts in Monopoly money, abandoning the dollar as a looming deadline to raise the debt ceiling threatens its value. With President Barack Obama deadlocked with congressional Republicans over taxes and … Continue reading

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Economy tweets offensive images of itself

The U.S. economy was roundly criticized Friday after offensive images of itself surfaced on Twitter. One post depicted more Americans standing in line at unemployment offices, an image coinciding with a report of more jobless claims last week.  The government … Continue reading

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Feds beg Congress for another hit

As the national debt spirals above $14 trillion, the federal government is begging Congress for just one more hit by extending the national debt ceiling. Smoking a rolled up $100 bill and sticking some $20s into his veins, White House … Continue reading

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