It ought to be self-evident that it is impossible to create wealth by making entries in a computer.
One Nevada businessman may have found a way to bring the system crashing down — he has begun paying employees in those $50 Gold Eagle coins, making their annual salaries well below the threshold for even having to file tax returns. So far, the IRS is helpless to stop it.
According to this editorial, Fed Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, is living up to his nickname “Helicopter Ben”. Apparently he once said, in 2002, that he would stave off a recession even if he had to drop money off of helicopters to do it.