Dijsselbloem: “We used taxpayer money to bail out the banks.”

Jeroen Dijsselbloem has been a major player in European financial circles.  A Dutch politician, Dijsselbloem became President of the Eurogroup, comprised of the finance ministers of the Eurozone, in January 2013 and served in that capacity until just recently.

He offered a frank admission just last month about the naked, taxpayer-financed bailout of major banks.

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Dijsselbloem Admits “We Used Taxpayers’ Money To Bailout The Banks”

ZeroHedge, Nov 10, 2017:  Excerpts:

“We had a banking crisis, a fiscal crisis and we spent lot of the tax-payers’ money – in the wrong way, in my opinion – to save the banks” outgoing Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said adding “so that the people criticizing us and saying that everything was being done for the benefit of the banks were to some extent right.”

“This is valid for the banks of all our countries. Everywhere in Europe banks were saved at taxpayers’ cost,” he underlined.

“This was the reason for banking union and the introduction of higher standards, better supervision and a reform and rescue framework when banks have losses,” he said stressing  “precisely so that we don’t find ourselves in that situation again.”

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Again…:  “This is valid for the banks of all our countries. Everywhere in Europe banks were saved at taxpayers’ cost.”

Exactly the same in the U.S.

Fine. The Fed did what it had to do.

Now it is time to level the playing field by granting equal access to liquidity for U.S. citizens.

If taxpayer money can be used to bailout the very institutions which precipitated the financial crisis, then taxpayer money can be used to restore the financial health of the taxpayers.

The Leviticus 25 Plan is a dynamic economic initiative providing direct liquidity benefits for American families, while at the same time scaling back the role of government in managing and controlling the affairs of citizens.  It is a comprehensive plan with long-term economic and social benefits for citizens and government.

The inspiration for this plan is based upon Biblical principles set forth in the Book of Leviticus, principles tendering direct economic liberties to the people.

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Deutsche Bank AG: #9 Recipient of Fed’s “Secret Liquidity Lifelines”

Even foreign banking interests, with U.S. subsidiaries, enjoyed massive liquidity infusions to help them deal with their faltering financial conditions and debt burdens during the great financial crisis 2007-2010.

Excerpts fromBloomberg  Nov 28, 2011:    

Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s biggest bank, navigated the financial crisis without capital injections from the German government. The Frankfurt-based bank, which in 2008 reported its first annual loss since World War II, wasn’t so shy about getting liquidity in secret from the U.S. Federal Reserve. The lender tapped the Fed for $66 billion on Nov. 6, 2008 — $28.2 billion from the Term Securities Lending Facility, $21.8 billion from single-tranche open market operations and $16 billion from the Term Auction Facility. John Gallagher, a Deutsche Bank spokesman, declined to say whether the bank took emergency loans during the crisis from other central banks, such as Germany’s Bundesbank.”

Peak amount of debt held on 11-6-2008:  $66B  

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U.S. citizens deserve nothing less than to be granted the same access to liquidity (their own money) that was provided to Wall Street’s financial sector – including foreign banks, like Deutsche Bank, during the financial crisis.

Deutsche Bank tapped into tens of billions of dollars from the Term Securities Lending Facility (TSLF), single-tranche open market operations (STOMO), and theTerm Auction Facility (TAF).

It is now time for the U.S. Federal Reserve to create one additional lending facility, a Citizens Credit Facility (CCF), to provide direct access to liquidity for U.S. citizens – to successfully manage their own financial challenges and reduce debt at the family level.

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JPMorgan Chase: #8 Recipient of Fed’s “Secret Liquidity Lifelines”

Bloomberg Uncovers the Fed’s Secret Liquidity Lifelines | Bloomberg LP

Aug 22, 2011

“The U.S. Federal Reserve mounted an unprecedented campaign to head off a depression by providing as much as $1.2 trillion in public money to banks and other companies from August 2007 through April 2010.  The emergency loans were intended to help recipients cope with cash shortfalls and keep credit markets from grinding to a halt.  Bloomberg News sorted through more than 29,000 pages of previously secret documents and Fed spreadsheets detailing more than 21,000 loans to compile a database showing which companies got the emergency liquidity, and when.”

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Bloomberg Aug 22, 2011 – The #8 Recipient:

JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon has touted a “fortress balance sheet” that helped his bank survive the crisis better than rivals. “The markets were always open to us,” Dimon wrote in a letter to shareholders in March 2010.

Data show the New York-based bank got Federal Reserve liquidity after its March 2008 acquisition of Bear Stearns Cos. and in early 2009 as debt markets froze. In February and March 2009, JPMorgan borrowed $48 billion from the Fed’s Term Auction Facility, as executives said liquidity was “strong.” In the March 2010 letter, Dimon said JPMorgan loaned as much as $70 billion to other banks after Lehman Brother’s failure and bought “a net $250 billion of securities” to help facilitate market liquidity. The Fed loans became public in late 2010.”

Peak amount of debt on 10/1/2008:  $68.6 billion

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Wall Street’s financial institutions engaged in high-risk gambling with their leveraged speculation strategies during 2004-2007.  They rolled the dice and lost big.

The U.S. Federal Reserve the ran to the rescue with a massive ‘public money’ bailout scheme – to help the Wall Street’s financial behemoths regain their ‘financial health.’

It is now time to grant U.S. citizens the same direct access to liquidity that was provided to the likes of JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, State Street, Citigroup, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley… and dozens of others.

It is time to level the playing field, and here is the only economic acceleration plan anywhere that can make it happen:

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DiMartino Booth: “Fear” at the Fed… Global Credit Bomb. Solution: The Leviticus 25 Plan

Danielle DiMartino Booth – Fed insider, founder of Money Strong, LLC, an economic consulting firm. Began career in New York at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Credit Suisse, specializing in fixed income and the public and private equity markets. Financial columnist at the Dallas Morning News, then nine years as an adviser to Richard Fisher at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas…

DiMartino Booth: “2017 is the record for quantitative easing (money printing) globally. We have never, not even in the darkest days of the financial crisis, central banks have never injected as much money as they have into the markets…”

Dark, swirling storm clouds are ‘out there’.. for a massive credit “unwind”…

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“It’s Global & It’s Viral” – DiMartino Booth Exposes The Fed’s Biggest Fear

Via Greg Hunter’s USA Watchdog blog,

ZeroHedge 11-23-17 – Excerpts:

Former Federal Reserve insider Danielle DiMartino Booth says the record high stock and bond prices make the Fed nervous because it’s fearful of popping this record high credit bubble. DiMartino Booth says,

“The Fed’s biggest fear is they know darn well this much credit has built up in the background, and the ramifications of the un-wind for what has happened since the great financial crisis is even greater than what happened in 2008 and 2009.

 

It’s global and pretty viral.  So, the Fed has good reason to be fearful of what’s going to happen when the baby boomer generation and the pension funds in this country take a third body blow since 2000, and that’s why they are so very, very intimidated by the financial markets and so fearful of a correction.”

Why will the Fed not allow even a small correction in the markets? DiMartino Booth:

“Look back to last year when Deutsche Bank took the markets to DEFCON 1.  Maybe you were paying attention and maybe you weren’t, but it certainly got the German government’s attention.  They said the checkbook is open, and we will do whatever we need to do because we can’t quantify what will happen when a major bank gets into a distressed situation.

 

I think what central banks worldwide fear is that there has been such a magnificent re-blowing of the credit bubble since 2007 and 2008 that they can’t tell you where the contagion is going to be.

 

So, they have this great fear of a 2% or 3% or 10 % (correction) and do not know what the daisy chain is going to look like and where the contagion is going to land.  It could be the Chinese bond market.  It could be Italian insolvent banks or it might be Deutsche Bank, or whether it might be small or midsize U.S. commercial lenders.  They can’t tell you where the systemic risk lies, and that’s where their fear is.  This credit bubble is of their making.”

In short, the Fed does not know what is going to happen, and according to DiMartino Booth, nobody does. DiMartino Booth contends:

“I don’t think any of us know what the implications are for a $50 trillion debt build since the great financial crisis (of 2008).

 

It is impossible to say.  We have never dealt with anything of this magnitude.”

On Bitcoin’s rapid rise in value, DiMartino Booth warns:

“To me, Bitcoin is a reflection of panic. It’s a reflection of people trying to get money into a safe place knowing the major governments of the developed world have got their printing presses running 24/7. 

 

It is a reflection of anxiety in fiat currencies and the fact it’s not practical to go back to a gold standard.  What scares me about Bitcoin is the central bankers are studying it to figure out how the blockchain works…

 

They are going to be controlling our spending with blockchain technology that is being perfected in the crypto currency universe.”

On gold and silver, DiMartino Booth says:

“2017 is the record for quantitative easing (money printing) globally. We have never, not even in the darkest days of the financial crisis, central banks have never injected as much money as they have into the markets…

 

I am not a gold bug, but we do know that in times of corrections that there is no place to hide in traditional asset classes that you can get at your Merrill Lynch brokerage. 

 

Gold and silver in the precious metals complex are the only places to hide and get true diversification and safety.”

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Again – DiMartino Booth: “I think what central banks worldwide fear is that there has been such a magnificent re-blowing of the credit bubble since 2007 and 2008 that they can’t tell you where the contagion is going to be.

Central Banks have blown another massive credit bubble, and it just a matter of time before ‘something’ triggers another tsunami-wave credit ‘unwind’… with another major credit crisis with millions of home foreclosures and millions of job losses.

It is time to ‘insulate’ American families from the brewing financial crisis with a massive debt elimination plan:

The Leviticus 25 Plan is a dynamic economic initiative providing direct liquidity benefits for American families, while at the same time scaling back the role of government in managing and controlling the affairs of citizens.  It is a comprehensive plan with long-term economic and social benefits for citizens and government.

The inspiration for this plan is based upon Biblical principles set forth in the Book of Leviticus, principles tendering direct economic liberties to the people.

The Leviticus 25 Plan 2018 –  $75,000 per U.S. citizen

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