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    U.S. is the bureau of engraving and printing. And Congress is supposed to be in charge of that. That the dollars get laundered through the Federal Reserve Bank before anyone gets to use it is a detour of Congress' making.

    It was actually rather clever of Bush/Cheney to get Congress to let them spend dollars on war without having to go that circuitous route, pretending to collect rents first before they could spend on weapons and troops.

    We organize governments to deliver services and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Sun Mar 10, 2013 at 06:34:08 AM PDT

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