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Zany GOP Origins of the Trillion Dollar Coin

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

If the U.S. Treasury issues a trillion-dollar palladium coin and then sells it to the Federal Reserve System or deposits it as cash, maybe the debt ceiling would be legally bypassed via the Treasury's authority to issue collectible coins.

Sweet Bye and Bye

Howard Kissel | Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Sweet Bye and Bye has always been a legend. Its parentage was extraordinary -- Perelman and Hirschfeld wrote the book, Ogden Nash the lyrics and Vernon Duke the score. If Broadway operated like the Preakness that pedigree should have been surefire.