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That bank does not belong to your nation, or to your government. It belongs to fabulously wealthy, private, individual investors, hailing from every country of the world, through their stock holdings in banks and corporations and investment funds which own the actual Central Bank stock in your nation.

Where is this still true?

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Jan 19th, 2007 at 05:47:36 AM EST
In the US the Federal Reserve is in private hands.  Government regulation is quite indirect.  

The Fates are kind.
by Gaianne on Fri Jan 19th, 2007 at 08:55:58 AM EST
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the printing presses do not belong to the Fed.  If the Fed gets sideways with Congress, poof, they go away.  Not to mention the Govt appoints many of the directors.
by HiD on Fri Jan 19th, 2007 at 06:06:18 PM EST
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