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originally posted by: onequestion
a reply to: ScepticScot
So they need us.
Seems to me like we should 've using that leverage more effectively.
originally posted by: Ove38
Nobody they can use the treasury bonds as $750 billion wallpaper.
originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
Why would we even care if they chose to sell off their United States debt holdings? It does not impact us at all, we already have the money they used to purchase that debt.
Empty and meaningless threat.
originally posted by: AscendantCause42
a reply to: CyberGarp
Let's be plain about this.
Saudi's bought down WTC because they found out that the debt they bough was worthless.
And the bill, what the US owed for the oil they took from that country was paid with debt bonds.
How come no one ever thought of this happening. It's happening everywhere.
The debt is worthless because interest is owed on it. Saudi's don't think they should be taxed in the debt sold to them.
US robbed them of their oil and gave them debt to repay.
After all, the money that built those towers were partially given by Saudi's.
Bringing down WTC was a liquidation of their investment assets.
Why do you think Bush made someone else the panzi for the war crimes, Saudi's oil is a main importer of oil.
He must have though he was stealing from the Saudi's and figured they would not catch wind of it.
Well, surprise, surprise.