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Israel¡¯s bad credit rating is avoided by of Dollar Bonds/Bootlegged US Securities

1991. Sept. 12. A transaction consisting of 120B$ GOLD was put down through TRANS TECH INTERNATIONAL at this address MOSHAV YISHI 68, ISRAEL.
This Israel operation took this down through :001 & :002 (U.S. DEPT OF THE TREASURY & U.S. FEDERAL RESERVE BANK) in 30 BILLION DOLLAR USD INCREMENTS. VKD: SCROLL DOWN YOU WILL FIND ISRAEL'S BANK ACCOUNT #S ABA'S AND ROUTINGS..  http://www.theantechamber.net/V_K_Durham/TexasTwoStep7.html
New State Laws Allow Bootlegged US Securities


Posted by Charles E. CarlsonMarch 2, 2013


Israel¡¯s bad credit rating is avoided by sale of Dollar Bonds

A history of two destroyed currencies precluded Israel from selling its own shekel bonds, so back at the turn of the 21st century it invented a counterfeiting scheme to sell U.S. bonds to Americans. It would issue bonds payable in dollars, not shekels. The problem is, the program was a success, and Israel now owes more dollars than it can ever repay because it cannot print dollars, as it prints shekels.

What is Israel¡¯s solution? Israel¡¯s solution is to sell more dollar bonds, and use the proceeds from the new bonds to pay off the old bonds! In this article I will attempt to explain how this differs from a Ponzi scheme.

Israel may be the power behind an insidious change in U.S. state laws. The Development Corporation of Israel (DCOI), with a New York address and U.S. stockbroker connections, is the powerhouse bond salesman that has been working this project for years, with few noticing. I discovered this only when I was told someone is trying to change the laws in the State of Colorado in such a way that only Israel could benefit, and Coloradans, especially state employees, could lose.

It seems through DCOI, the State of Israel has set up 25 sales offices across the U.S. to market its ¡°Jubilee¡± bonds. It came as a shock to me that ¡°Jubilee bonds¡± (probably first issued in 1998) are denominated in dollars, not shekels, the currency I had to buy and use when I was in Israel.

How can a foreign state sell bonds denominated in U.S. money? Why would they want to? Israel cannot print dollars, so how can it commit to repaying hundreds of billions of U.S. dollar bonds?

The answer is that:Israel doesn¡¯t plan to repay these bonds. Israel is a small country, smaller in business than Finland or Greece. Eventually the bonds must fail, because the only way Israel can come up with tens of billions of dollars to pay off what they tell us is their seventh series of dollar bonds, is to issue many billions of shekels to buy U.S. dollars in the world currency market, in order to pay the interest and principal on the dollar bonds.

If Israel sells billions of shekels, the shekel will become worthless in the world currency market, which will destroy Israeli businessmen and investors who have bought more U.S. bonds and have their assets in shekels and are doing business in shekels. Since Israeli politicians cannot allow this to happen, the dollar bonds will eventually have to default, even though Israel claims it has never defaulted.

The only other course would be for the United States government to take over the Israeli-issued United States dollar bonds¡­This would an act of criminal theft against every American citizen.

Contrary to what it claims, Israel has poor credit. In its brief 65 year history, Israel has already cast two of its currencies on the trash heap of worthless paper money. If investors understand this, they won¡¯t touch Israeli bonds; that¡¯s why these Jubilee bonds are denominated in dollars, not NIS (new shekels). This history of devaluation is explained in my paper dated March 2013, Risk of Shekel Bonds.*3 ( https://charlesecarlson.com/devaluation-risk-of-shekel-bonds/)

The appeal of the Jubilee bonds is that DCOI offers maturity dates similar to U.S. Treasury bills, notes and T-bonds but returns double the going rates for U.S. instruments. Obviously, the target market for the bonds is large investors who buy fixed income, ultra conservative treasury instruments, because while the income is low, these U.S. issued dollar bonds cannot default, because the U.S. government can print money to pay them off.

Not so when Israel issues bootlegged bonds. The U.S. dollar is America; we own it like a copyright, it represents our values. I ask, who gave this foreign state the right to bootleg U.S. dollar bonds and use our money in competition with our own government, which we are told is in desperate need of dollars to avert another financial cliff?

I say this must stop. Let Israel issue bonds in its own currency and face its own bad credit rating.

If I copyright a book, song, or this paper, and someone else starts using it to make a profit, Is that not a violation of our copyright laws? Would I not have a right to sue? The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission seems to have licensed the sale of these bond in our 50 states in competition with our own U.S. securities. We need to ask our government why it would do that.

Next time Israel devalues, it will be the dollar bond holders who suffer the loss. Someone with Israel¡¯s interest at heart is instigating changes in U.S. state laws to allow state authorities like the Treasury and managers of pension money, to invest in Israeli bonds.

I have learned that other states and cities have already changed laws to allow for public funds to be invested in Israeli bonds. In Minnesota, citizens are suing the states to try to stop such investment. In Colorado, the bill pending in the state legislature is Senate Bill -176-13 that ¡°would ¡°authorize the State Treasurer to invest State money in debt obligation backed by the full faith and credit of the State of Israel.¡±

Our 50 states are all strapped financially and have little long-term money to invest. The real target is not the Treasury, but the biggest investment accounts in the states¨Cthe employee retirement funds¨Cwhich have a lot of money to invest. In Colorado, retirement accumulation is in its 80th year and PERA (public employees retirement association), according to its own statement, holds over $37 billion in ¡°global equities¡± investment, of which $8 billion is fixed income. The pension plans in other states are much larger, some with more assets than Israel has. That is enough money to keep Israeli going for a while.

So how does Israel, a foreign government with bad credit, which according to its own ¡°prospectus¡± cannot be sued if it does not pay¡­ how does this Israel tap into these huge caches of cash owned by U.S. state employees, but administered by agencies of those states, and overseen and limited by laws governing the investment of such moneys.

Israeli appears to be in the process of changing these state laws, one at a time, to allow it to tap into those huge caches.

The Development Corporation of Israel advertises: ¡°Diversify with Israel Bonds.¡± Its sales office in Arizona is located on posh South Lakeshore Drive in Tempe. *1 ( http://www.israelbonds.com/learn/sales-offices.aspx)

Israel is currently selling $1.235 billion of Jubilee Fixed Rate bonds, Seventh Series. The prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 15, 2012, tells us that as of December 31, 2012, $735 million, about half of the total issue, had already been sold in the U.S., and that $74.1 million in sales commission was being paid to the bond salesmen, who could be salesmen for American banks and stock brokers. So the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is complicit in the bond scheme.

The Jubilee bond literature states: ¡°Israel bonds are a reliable means of preserving capital, diversifying portfolios and obtaining protection from market fluctuations. Israel has never missed payment of principal or interest since the first Israel bonds were issued in 1951.¡±

 http://www.israelbonds.com/invest/investments-current-rates.aspx

Is this true? This argument is a small technical truth that sells a big fib. In fact, ¡°failing to miss a payment ¡± is called default. Israel may have never done so because the bonds issued up to 1986 were all redeemable in the Israeli Pound and the Old Shekel, both of which were diluted into the ash can of money history, where the paper has more value than the money.

Israel did not have to repudiate its debt; it just diluted the currency by printing and went on paying off creditors with worthless money, like hundreds of overextended governments throughout history. Technically Israel did not default; it devalued, which has the same result.

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Charles E. (Chuck) Carlson is a pro-peace activist who, with others,organized We Hold These Truths in 1996, and phased out his business interests soon thereafter. A renewed whtt.org website is under construction. See Living With Failure, Milestones, and Project Strait Gate.
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That's NOT how this works 03.Mar.2013 05:40

Mike Novack

It is rather common that small countries issue bonds denominated in a major currency so that they can be marketed to those whose financial affairs are mainly in that currency. Precisely so that these bonds will not be affected by fluctuations (devaluation) of that country's currency relative to the one in which the bonds are denominated.

a) No, the US need not pay off these bonds. The US would not be affected by default of them just because denominated in US dollars.

b) The article completely ignores the intended market for these bonds. They are denominated in dollars because intended to be sold to people in the US. Now who in the US is going to be buying Israeli bonds? The US "Zionists" of course.

c) Bonds paid off (in whole or in part) by issuing new bonds is not unusual either for countries or corporations. Since "micro" is easier to understand than "macro" (economics) let's consider the latter. If it pays a corporation (more profit, within safety margin being able to service the debt even in bad times) to be leveraged at time X why do you assume it not still advantageous to be leveraged at later time Y. In other words, why do you assume they should ever pay off all their debt?

Forget Israel for a moment and think just of the US and its states. Do you imagine the US has been out of debt since the Civil War? It issues bonds, and then later new bonds as the earlier ones come due. If it needs to issue less in new bonds than old indebtedness is decreasing; if more in new bonds than old indebtedness is increasing. That is PRECISELY what is the meaning of the "debt ceiling" (authorization or lack of it to issue more in new bonds).

@Mike Novack 03.Mar.2013 09:49

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Antisemitic.conspiracy theorist. I think the typos are characteristic of a nazi troll whose repeatedly posted here. I mean nazi in its most literal sense.

Who Controls The Money? 03.Mar.2013 09:55

Michael

Who Controls The Money? An Unelected, Unaccountable Central Bank Of The World Secretly Does

An immensely powerful international organization that most people have never even heard of secretly controls the money supply of the entire globe. It is called the Bank for International Settlements, and it is the central bank of central banks. It is located in Basel, Switzerland, but it also has branches in Hong Kong and Mexico City. It is essentially an unelected, unaccountable central bank of the world that has complete immunity from taxation and from national laws. Even Wikipedia admits that "it is not accountable to any single national government." The Bank for International Settlements was used to launder money for the Nazis during World War II, but these days the main purpose of the BIS is to guide and direct the centrally-planned global financial system. Today, 58 global central banks belong to the BIS, and it has far more power over how the U.S. economy (or any other economy for that matter) will perform over the course of the next year than any politician does. Every two months, the central bankers of the world gather in Basel for another "Global Economy Meeting". During those meetings, decisions are made which affect every man, woman and child on the planet, and yet none of us have any say in what goes on. The Bank for International Settlements is an organization that was founded by the global elite and it operates for the benefit of the global elite, and it is intended to be one of the key cornerstones of the emerging one world economic system. It is imperative that we get people educated about what this organization is and where it plans to take the global economy.

Sadly, only a very small percentage of people actually know what the Bank for International Settlements is, and even fewer people are aware of the Global Economy Meetings that take place in Basel on a bi-monthly basis.

These Global Economy Meetings were discussed in a recent article in the Wall Street Journal...

Every two months, more than a dozen bankers meet here on Sunday evenings to talk and dine on the 18th floor of a cylindrical building looking out on the Rhine.

The dinner discussions on money and economics are more than academic. At the table are the chiefs of the world's biggest central banks, representing countries that annually produce more than $51 trillion of gross domestic product, three-quarters of the world's economic output.

The article goes on to describe the room that these Global Economy Meetings are held in. It sounds like something out of a novel...

The Bank of England's Mr. King leads the dinner discussions in a room decorated by the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, which designed the "Bird's Nest" stadium for the Beijing Olympics. The men have designated seats at a round table in a dining area scented by white orchids and framed by white walls, a black ceiling and panoramic views.

The central bankers that gather for these meetings are not there just to socialize. No staff members are allowed into these meetings, and they are conducted in an atmosphere of absolute secrecy...

Serious matters follow appetizers, wine and small talk, according to people familiar with the dinners. Mr. King typically asks his colleagues to talk about the outlook in their respective countries. Others ask follow-up questions. The gatherings yield no transcripts or minutes. No staff is allowed.

So the fate of the world economy is determined by unelected central bankers in secret meetings that nobody ever hears about?

That certainly does not sound very "democratic".

But this is the direction that "global governance" is taking us. The elite believe that the "big decisions" are far too important to be left "to the people", and so most of the "international institutions" that have been established by the elite operate independently of the democratic process.

Sadly, the truth is that all of this has been planned for a very long time.

In a recent article entitled "Who Runs The World? Solid Proof That A Core Group Of Wealthy Elitists Is Pulling The Strings", I included a quote from Georgetown University history professor Carroll Quigley from a book that he wrote all the way back in 1966 in which he discussed the big plans that the elite had for the Bank for International Settlements...

[T]he powers of financial capitalism had another far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences. The apex of the system was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basle, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations.

Back then, the Bank for International Settlements was only just starting to play a major role in global affairs. But over the years the BIS began to become increasingly important. The following is an excerpt from an article by Ellen Brown...

For many years the BIS kept a very low profile, operating behind the scenes in an abandoned hotel. It was here that decisions were reached to devalue or defend currencies, fix the price of gold, regulate offshore banking, and raise or lower short-term interest rates. In 1977, however, the BIS gave up its anonymity in exchange for more efficient headquarters. The new building has been described as "an eighteen story-high circular skyscraper that rises above the medieval city like some misplaced nuclear reactor." It quickly became known as the "Tower of Basel." Today the BIS has governmental immunity, pays no taxes, and has its own private police force. It is, as Mayer Rothschild envisioned, above the law.

Yes, it most definitely does bear a striking resemblance to the Tower of Babel as you can see from the photo in this article. Once again the global elite are trying to unite humanity under a single system, and that is most definitely not a good thing.

But many of these elitists are entirely convinced that "global governance" is what humanity desperately needs. They even publicly tell us what they plan to do, but most people are not listening.

For example, the following is an excerpt from a speech that former president of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet delivered to the Council On Foreign Relations in New York...

In the area of central bank cooperation, the main forum is the Global Economy Meeting (GEM), which gathers at the BIS headquarters in Basel. Over the past few years, this forum has included 31 governors as permanent members plus a number of other governors attending on a rotating basis. The GEM, in which all systemic emerging economies' Central Bank governors are fully participating, has become the prime group for global governance among central banks.

The speech was entitled "Global Governance Today", and you can find the full transcript right here. But most people have never even heard that such a thing as a "Global Economy Meeting" even exists because the mainstream media rarely discusses these sorts of things. They are too busy focusing on the latest celebrity scandal or the latest cat fights between the Republicans and the Democrats.

If you go to the official BIS website, the purposes of the organization sound fairly innocent and quite boring...

The mission of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is to serve central banks in their pursuit of monetary and financial stability, to foster international cooperation in those areas and to act as a bank for central banks.

In broad outline, the BIS pursues its mission by:

promoting discussion and facilitating collaboration among central banks;
supporting dialogue with other authorities that are responsible for promoting financial stability;
conducting research on policy issues confronting central banks and financial supervisory authorities;
acting as a prime counterparty for central banks in their financial transactions; and
serving as an agent or trustee in connection with international financial operations.

The head office is in Basel, Switzerland and there are two representative offices: in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and in Mexico City.

But when you start looking into the details, things get much more interesting.

So exactly how does the BIS achieve "monetary and financial stability"? An article posted on investorsinsight.com described how this is accomplished...

It accomplishes this through control of currencies. It currently holds 7% of the world's available foreign exchange funds, whose unit of account was switched in March of 2003 from the Swiss gold franc to Special Drawing Rights (SDR), an artificial fiat "money" with a value based on a basket of currencies (44% U.S. dollar, 34% euro, 11% Japanese yen, 11% pound sterling).

The bank also controls a huge amount of gold, which it both stores and lends out, giving it great leverage over the metal's price and the marketplace power that brings, since gold is still the only universal currency. BIS gold reserves were listed on its 2005 annual report (the most recent) as 712 tons. How that breaks down into member banks' deposits and the BIS personal stash is unknown.

By controlling foreign exchange currency, plus gold, the BIS can go a long way toward determining the economic conditions in any given country. Remember that the next time Ben Bernanke or European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet announces an interest rate hike. You can bet it didn't happen without the concurrence of the BIS Board.

In recent years, it has become increasingly obvious who really has power over our economy.

When Barack Obama speaks, the markets usually move very little.

When Ben Bernanke speaks, the markets often respond with wild gyrations.

A recent CNBC article entitled "Central Banks: How They Are Ruling the Financial World" detailed the enormous impact that central banks had on the global financial system during 2012...

In all, 13 other central banks in the world have followed the Fed's lead and set interest rates at or near zero in an effort to keep the liquidity spigots open and prop up their ailing economies. Those 14 economies represent a staggering $65 trillion in combined equity and bond market capitalizations, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Later on in that same article, the author discussed the enormous amounts of money that global central banks were creating out of thin air...

"When you add up all the central banks in the world, it's going to be over $9 trillion," said Marc Doss, regional chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. "That's like creating the second-largest economy in the world out of thin air."

Indeed, central banking has become an economy unto itself, a multi-trillion-dollar empire that massages and manipulates markets, which respond to the slightest news out of the respective entities' policy making committees.

So who controls the money?

The central banks of the world do.

And who controls those central banks?

The Bank for International Settlements does.

If we don't like what the Bank for International Settlements is doing, can we do anything about it?

Nope. The Bank for International Settlements is above the law...

Maybe we'd feel better about the BIS if it were more transparent, but most everything about it, including its bi-monthly member and board meetings, is shrouded in secrecy. And perhaps more worrisome is that the BIS is free from oversight. By rights granted under its agreement with the Swiss Federal Council, all of the bank's archives, documents and "any data media" are "inviolable at all times and in all places." Furthermore, officers and employees of BIS "enjoy immunity from criminal and administrative jurisdiction, save to the extent that such immunity is formally waived . . . even after such persons have ceased to be Officials of the Bank." Finally, no claims against BIS or its deposits may be enforced "without the prior agreement of the Bank."

In other words they can do whatever they want, without consequences. How's that for a leak-proof legal umbrella?

If the BIS wants to "intervene" in the financial markets, they simply just do it.

If the BIS wants to bail out big banks or even entire nations, they simply just do it.

The BIS reminds me of this old joke...

Q: Where does an 800 pound gorilla sit?

A: Anywhere it wants to.

So what is next for the Bank for International Settlements?

Well, many have speculated that eventually the goal is to have just a single global currency which will be administered by a single global central bank. The BIS is already using Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), which are considered to be a precursor to the coming global currency. The BIS played a big role in the adoption of the euro, and more currency integration is almost certainly on the way in future years...

But in the end, how you feel about the BIS may come down to how you feel about a one-world currency. The bank was a major player promoting the adoption of the euro as Europe's common currency. There are rumors that its next project is persuading the U.S., Canada and Mexico to switch to a similar regional money, perhaps to be called the "amero," and it's logical to assume the bank's ultimate goal is a single world currency. That would simplify transactions and really solidify the bank's control of the planetary economy.

But if the United States ever did give up the U.S. dollar, it would be a massive blow to our national sovereignty.

When someone else controls your money, it doesn't really matter that much who makes the laws.

Unfortunately, the global elite seem absolutely obsessed with the idea of a global currency, a one world economic system and a global government.

None of those things will happen this year, but that is where we are moving. With each new crisis that arises, the solutions that we will be given will always involve more centralization and more globalization.
- See more at:  link to theeconomiccollapseblog.com


blah blah blah 03.Mar.2013 12:38

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When Israels in trouble financially shmucks like my dimwitted parents and their brokeass religious congregation(since gone belly up) pay its way. Are banks to blame for capitalism? Along with the state. You really don't pin ANY blame on the state for capitalism? And is it capitalism you're against or just how its run? Was capitalism pure and descent when it was exclusively run by anglo saxons? During the British, French, and Porteugese monopolized slave trade? American imperialiasm before there were even any fucking Jews in this country? You know the Koch brothers arent Jewish, the Rothschilds were initially hesistant to support Israel, the Rockafellers are anglos, etc. Come up with a sophisticated arguement or get your tired redundant ass on out of here already. You're weighing on my last nerve. Stop harrassing activists because you dont have shit else to do with your day.

Mike is correct 03.Mar.2013 17:33

whether you think so or not

It's another point, though, to talk about our benevolent Congress giving Israel the dollars to pay back these bonds...