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February 21, 2012, 06:04:02 PM
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This story is a few days old, but this would not even be possible to attempt with Bitcoin.
Italy confiscates $6 trillion in fake U.S. bonds
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57380129/italy-confiscates-$6-trillion-in-fake-u.s-bonds/

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February 22, 2012, 02:57:56 AM
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The Bond Market... how Wars are funded...  Angry

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February 23, 2012, 07:17:35 AM
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The Bond Market... how Wars are funded...  Angry

I made a 30% yearly return off of US Savings bonds when investors drove up the price back in 2009 and then drove down the price.

Introducing constraints to the economy only serves to limit what can be economical.
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