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Rep. Barney Frank, the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, said he plans legislation to restrict the Federal Reserve's emergency lending powers and subject the central bank to a "complete audit."
Only when the (junk) food starts disappearing off the shelves will the majority of the people start to revolt.
Foreign ownership of U.S. assets amounted to 33% of U.S. GDP in 1990. Today  it is valued at over 70% of U.S. GDP. Foreigners own $2 trillion (19% of U.S. GDP) more in U.S. assets that the U.S. holds of theirs. Foreign ownership of the U.S. Treasury market is over 30%, over 23% of the corporate bond market, and 13% of the U.S. equity market. (Statistics courtesy of Bridgewater, Dec 13, 2002.) Source