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  1. Run DMC

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    As is typical these days, our corporate mainstream media is not covering this:
    ASIA ? ITALY US government securities seized from Japanese nationals, not clear whether real or fake - Asia News
    The Saga Of The Bearer Bonds - The Market Ticker

    Milan (AsiaNews) – Italy’s financial police (Guardia italiana di Finanza) has seized US bonds worth US 134.5 billion from two Japanese nationals at Chiasso (40 km from Milan) on the border between Italy and Switzerland. They include 249 US Federal Reserve bonds worth US$ 500 million each, plus ten Kennedy bonds and other US government securities worth a billion dollar each.
     
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    FYI it was posted the other day.. might want to look for it.
     
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    Hey man, you know what inflation has been like in Italy, since the inception of the Euro? A cappucino is a lot more expensive than it used to be.
     
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    It doesn't say whether these "Japanese nationals" are of the pro-North Korea faction, or what. North Korea has long been printing bogus US currency; they are probably the biggest counterfeiters of US dollars in the world (though I'm sure the Russians have a huge operation, as well; so, too, the Chinese; the FARC narco-terrorists in Columbia have been busted with some very sophisticated forging tools and hundreds of millions in fake dollars, too.)


    We need to find out exactly WHO these people are, and whom the represent.

    Dig deeper and let us know.



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    StreetInsider.com - $134B In Seized U.S. Treasury Bonds Are "Fakes"

     
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    Pro- North Korean faction of Japan???:woohoo::rofl:

    Did you just post that? Are you serious?...making a random reach to North Korea for no apparent reason? Why not the "Pro-Columbian Faction" in Japan? How come they don't get no respect?

    When it's raining out, do you wonder whether it's the NoKo's, Russians or Chinese doing it?
     
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    All the projections about the US becoming #2 by 2050 are too optimistic. The world can change extremely fast in just a year. The moment we lose reserve currency status, it won't be long before we drop like a rock. Many major nations are already starting to phase out the dollar for trade.
     
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    Some people may be surprised at the fact there is a very strong pro-North Korea movement living in Japan. No big revelation. Many Koreans live in Japan. Have lived their since Japan occupied Korea, from 1905 until 1945. Koreans keep their ethnic identity, they don't "become Japanese" just because they live in Japan. Not hard to imagine, as anyone who has relatives from Europe come over to America and keep their language, their culture, etc. Only for Koreans and Japanese it is much deeper than for Europeans and Americans.

    There are two factions of Koreans living in Japan: one is pro-South Korea, and the other is pro-North Korea. Needless to say they are at opposite ends of the political spectrum.

    More: Chongryon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Or google / bing : pro-North Korea in Japan


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