Requires none of this mess with Congress, All Obama has to do is call up Geithner and tell him to mint that special edition "Obama collectors coin" and have the fed pay 1 trillion for it. Put that up as the big stick for negotiations. Our T-bill yields are at record lows anyhow. And velocity of money is dead anyhow. This would wipe out a big chunk of our debt and we can move on. our exports would also become more competitive due to the currency weakening agains chinas yuan.