Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/3/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/3/2012Before the financial crash in 2008, the Federal Reserve held almost no U.S. Treasury bonds. Last year it purchased a staggering 61% of the United States’ sovereign debt. Economists expect a “sharp correction” if this process continues.

In other news, French authorities believe that the recently arrested would-be Muslim terrorists had been plotting to kidnap a Jewish judge.

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