Your Taxes Are Already Spent

Is it at all possible for the government to run out of money?

This seems to be the talking point in the media lately, from the financial cliff to the financial crisis to the debt ceiling. And yet, is any of this even close to a reality?

To comprehend this falsely projected fear campaign, we must first understand the difference between today’s “modern” monetary structure and that of what used to be called the “gold standard” model. (Note: gold not necessary – the “standard” happened to be gold, but could have been seashells, sticks, stones, silver, cadmium, playboy magazines, or any animate or inanimate object with intrinsic “value”).

In the yesteryear of gold-backed currency, the government was restricted in its issuance of currency based upon two things:

1) the amount of gold it had acquired (in ounces) and designated to back each physically printed single denomination of note, and

2) the value of each unit of currency ($1 dollar) assigned as collateral for each ounce of gold in holding based on a stable (unchanging) price of gold as set in statute.

In other words, the government technically could not spend money it did not have. As gold reserves increased, more gold-backed currency could be printed.

This is the only reason that I would ever support a “backed” standard currency, though I do not believe gold is the correct form of collateral for currency – for today’s printed dollars are indeed printed with over 261,000,000 ounces of gold as collateral set at a statutory value of $42.2222 dollars. The only difference is that today’s dollars cannot be traded in for that gold, for today’s dollar is considered a “fiat” currency.

On page 62 of the 2010 Federal Government CAFR, we read:

“Gold is valued at the statutory price of $42.2222 per fine troy ounce. The number of fine troy ounces was 261,498,900 as of September 30, 2010, and 2009. The market value of gold on the London Fixing was $1,307 and $996 per fine troy ounce as of September 30, 2010, and 2009, respectively. Gold totaling $11.1 billion as of September 30, 2010, and 2009, was pledged as collateral for gold certificates issued and authorized to the FRBs by the Secretary of the Treasury.


Page 453 and 490 of  the 2009 Annual Financial Report of the Federal Reserve (CAFR) also states that this gold is collateral held against Federal Reserve Notes by government.


You see, even with our current dollar based on but not redeemable in gold, the monetary system is completely whacked! For it is not the gold that makes the monetary system stable and strong, it is the laws, rules, and men in charge of that system – the congress and its organized criminal creation called the Federal Reserve System. Simply placing gold as collateral for a fiat currency does not make a good currency, even if its value is fixed by statutory law, as stated above at $42.2222 per troy ounce.

A commodity that is unstable in its value, especially one that is fixed daily by the London Fixing in the City of London banking collaboration of Rothschild’s and other banks, is not something I would wish to see backing my currency. A foundation must be strong, non-interpretable, it must retain its value, it must not be able to be manipulated by corporations, it must not be used as collateral for other investments, and it must be stable. A commodity with fluctuating value based on some corrupt banker’s whims is not ideal in any way, but especially when the “gold certificates” that represent the physical gold are traded for their market value of over $15oo, despite the fact that the statutory fixed price of that physical gold is only $42 and 2/9 dollars.

The important aspect of this old monetary system was that government was required to collect money and taxes before it could print money or spend those taxes. In other words, government could not create debt today that would be paid by future taxation or revenue,  because it was necessary to attach gold to the printed gold or silver certificate (dollar).

But all of this has changed in the last 100 years.

We now live in a monetary system that is based upon debt, despite this wealthy collateral.

Whereas before the currency was created after the acquirement of wealth (taxes), today the currency is created before any wealth is created. So, the government spends money before it actually has it, in a system based on future taxation (debt).

Strangely, this means that government is creating new money into the system that is backed only by the pitiful cooperation of the indebted and ignorant people and all their property before the revenue to pay for that money is ever even conceived. For the taxes that will pay for the monies that are being spent today will not be available until the money created today is spent by government . What is not understood, is that this money is not only created at the point of inception of legislative appropriation and debt, but that the money to pay for that creation of money does not exist until it is first created through appropriation, spent, and then re-collected as taxation for this past spending.

This paradox is the norm in government. The government created debt cannot be paid until the money spent to fund that debt by government is issued and circulated. Spending takes place before taxation happens – which simply means that the taxes used to pay that new debt have not been collected yet! This in turn is referred to as the “national debt”.

Perhaps an easy way of looking at this is to say that if government paid off all of its debt yesterday, then all taxation collected today would be purely a surplus in tax revenue, since today’s taxation would not already be spent as debt on past things. So today’s taxation would be unnecessary, and it would sit in an investment fund or account as unappropriated tax until it was needed in the future. And really this would be the ideal governmental disposition – where congress would not spend taxpayer money until it actually had the money to spend – by collecting that tax before it spent money instead of after.

With a gold-standard currency, new spending was dependent upon the acquiring of taxation before that spending took place.

But today, spending happens before taxation is collected.

If we ponder the meaning of this, it breaks the fallacy that taxation pays for government. For government can at any time spend as much or as little as it wishes by creating more debt. And this means also that government cannot and will not ever run out of money if it wished not to. In other words, there is no fiscal cliff. And the only “debt ceiling” is an imaginary line in the sand that can be crossed by government at any time it votes to.

Of course, this also means that the money created by government is purely fictional. By this I mean that money is created out of nothing by a signed appropriations bill by Congress. To this bill is attached a “promise to pay” on behalf of all citizens as taxpayers. And the debt keeps getting higher and higher and higher…

So is there a limit to this debt that can be created by government?

The answer in truth is no, for the “debt ceiling” is again just an imaginary total that can and has been changed to meet new debt. There is certainly no set in stone limit to how much our irresponsible bureaucracy can spend except the statutory restrictions placed by the very body who is appropriating this new debt to be created.

Imagine if your son or daughter had the power to create his or her allowance money by pre-funding their piggy bank… It would go something like this:

Mom, I’m going to take a blank check out of your checkbook so that you can sign it. I’ll be creating future allowance today of $10,000 for which I pledge your future wage earnings to pay that debt back to yourself. Oh, and I’ll be charging you interest for the privilege of allowing me to screw you over and put you in debt. Love ya!

Is this not what government does by creating new money as debt instead of waiting to spend money it earns as revenue through past and current taxation? Is there some reason that the people seem perfectly OK with this insane allowance given to government at the expense of their livelihood? Can someone tell me why these men and women of Congress with child-like mentalities get away with screwing the collective taxpayer base every year for more and more debt?

Seriously though… if your child is misbehaved and irresponsible, the last thing you should do is give him or her an advance on their future allowance. And yet taxpayers allow trillions of their dollars at a time to be spent without government actually earning that money first. And no, extortion is not what I mean by earn!

The reality is that our fiat currency is not based on anything but the good faith and credit of the United States. Of course this should be translated as the people and their collective property and wealth pledged to back the dollar, no matter how many are printed. And more importantly, the gold that is held as collateral for this currency has nothing to do with the assigned value of each unit of currency. So the value of each dollar is not set, which means that at no time can the value of each dollar actually be defined by the collateral held. For instance, with over 261 million troy ounces of gold held as collateral against the printed Fed Res Notes, $1 dollar may be worth $.20 cents one day and then $.15 cents the next compared to the gold held as collateral, because the gold is not the “standard” by which the dollar is based. And so whether there are billions or trillions or quadrillions of dollars in circulation, there is no tangible thing to base the actual value of each dollar.

Why is this important?

Because there is no real limit as to what can be spent by government. If all the money created by government is purely representative of a single object, no matter how much money is created and circulating, then that money has no real value other than the fact that it is ALL based on one single object – in this case a pile of gold and some other listed things.

What does this mean?

If government can create new money as debt based on future taxation, it can just as easily un-create all of its debt based on any reason it wishes.

Let me explain… Since government is the creator of money, it is also the law and rule maker of that money. As far as money creation and destruction goes, government is as God. When government creates money, at no point does that money ever cease to be the property of government. All dollars are property of the United States Mint and are copyrighted as such. So even if you currently have some dollars in your wallet, you are only in possession of those dollars as a user. You have the privilege of being a user of government property just as you have the privilege of paying that money back in taxation. And if you stop and consider for a moment, you realize that for every dollar printed by government, that dollar by necessity must eventually be paid back to government through taxation to pay for the creation of that dollar. You only have it on loan as an IOU. The “national debt” is just that – all money formally created that must be paid back with interest to the very government who created it – even if that money hasn’t been created yet!

In case you missed the point here, this means that government is in debt to nobody but itself.

Yes, that means that government is borrowing from itself too. It funds its own debt.

Now if I was to borrow money from myself I could do one of two things: I could create a chaotic system of debt and credit to pay myself back the money I owe to myself while charging myself interest that I can probably never pay back in my lifetime, or I can simply forgive myself of that debt that I created in the first place for myself and never go back into debt again… because I have plenty of money to never need to create more debt with what I already gave to myself.

So let’s ask the obvious question: if government defaults on its own self-created debt, how can this possibly harm anyone at all?

Answer: It can’t!

After all, government did not go out and get credit from some other entity in order to create its own money. That’s ridiculous! The maker of money (God) doesn’t need permission to create money, nor does it need to borrow from anyone else to create its own currency. Remember, it owns all currency no matter who is holding it. And it can call in that currency any time it wishes, which is why it can be taken right out of your bank account at any time. Banks are simple whores of the Federal Reserve System, who are allowed to also create government money out of the ether under Federal Reserve rules. This is why banks join the Federal Reserve. For without this privilege of money creation, banks could not make loans. They cannot loan the money in other peoples accounts because that money is a liability to the bank. Banks only risk money that is not their own, and government allows them to do so through the Federal Reserve.

So if government were to write off $7 trillion dollars in public debt tomorrow, as well as to put a halt to the interest and Seigniorage charged on the creation of its own currency, would this in anyway effect “creditors”? Would this act harm any other entities that may be holding the government’s debt?

The answer is a surprising one.

Let’s see who is holding the debt of government…

Listed as the #1 holder of government debt, just as Walter Burien of has been proclaiming for 20 years… The U.S. Government! Here listed as:

1. Federal Reserve and Intragovernmental Holdings

Total U.S. debt holdings: $6.328 trillion

(From the article)

“That’s right, the biggest single holder of U.S. government debt is the Federal Reserve system. The Fed’s system of banks and other U.S. intragovernmental holdings accounted for a stunning $6.328 trillion in U.S. Treasury debt in Sepetember 2011 (the most recent number available). The amount is an all-time high as the Federal Reserve continues to expand its balance sheet, partially to purchase U.S. government debt securities.

“About a decade ago, the total government holdings were “only” $2.5 trillion.”


7. State and Local Governments

U.S. debt holdings: $484.4 billion

(From the article)

“U.S. state and local governments have nearly a half-trillion dollars invested in American debt, according to the Federal Reserve. The level of investment has remained stable since 2006, moving within the range of $484 billion and $576 billion. The current debt holdings, however, represent the lowest aggregate level for state and local governments since December 2005, when they stood at $481.4 billion.”

This info taken from my previous article here:

Oh, so the Federal Reserve is holding the debt of the United States government?

But wait a minute, the Federal Reserve is the United States government!!!

Of course the mythology surrounding the origins and nature of just what the Federal Reserve is has created a fallacy from within the population that the Fed is somehow not a government entity. Of course, this is absolutely absurd when you do just a token bit of research about the Federal Reserve and how it was created. Yet the fallacy persists despite the fact that the Federal Reserve was created by Congress and can at any time be ended by Congress. I have written extensively on this subject, and for those who base their beliefs about the Federal Reserve on what they’ve heard around the way, I suggest you correct your mistake. For government wishes nothing more than for you to think that the Federal Reserve is not part of government, and that government owes the Federal Reserve all this money listed above. This is nothing but slight of hand, proven in triplicate through my previous research (2 links):



Once we understand that the Federal Reserve is just a sub-corporation of the main United States corporation, we understand that government is funding its own debt – meaning that it owes money to nobody but itself – which means it owes money to nobody but uses this scam to fool the people into an illusion of indebtedness.

The creator of money can simply un-create the debt attached to that money; and the only victim would be government itself and its embezzlement scheme to acquire higher and higher tax revenues to pay a debt that for all intents and purposes does not actually exist.

The purpose of this rant is simply to put an end to the fallacy that a government as powerful as ours can possibly be in debt, especially to itself. The power of money creation is both the disease and the cure for this debt issue, and the solution is as simple as writing off that portion of the debt that is self-funded. While we did not cover other debt holders, we must consider that all municipal cities, counties, districts, and states are also all holders of Federal debt. Public pension funds as “institutional holders” of debt are also a large part of this equation, with debt holding in the 100’s of billions. And this leaves a fractionally small portion of debt that is held by foreign governments, most of which are heavily built up by American investments in their infrastructure and manufacturing base.

The reality is that most of this debt can be disappeared as easily as it was created. For most of this debt has never even been represented by physical dollar bills. Most of it is purely a fictional digital entry in some financial database somewhere. A beam of negative energy scaler or a an EMP pulse would easily wipe out all records of these digital transactions just as easily as an action by Congress and the president. (Yes, I’m a Fight Club fan!)

But unfortunately, the reality as well is that the people will continue to pay their taxes to support more and more debt money created by a purposefully irresponsible government. And ironically, they will do so without ever realizing that the money they spend in taxation today will be used to pay for the spending of the past, without any hope for the future.


–Clint Richardson (
–Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Dear Matt Damon…

Dear Matt Damon,

First of all, let me just say that I have enjoyed your work in various movies over the years. And congratulations on all of your success, both popularly and especially financially. But I want to talk specifically to you about one of your rolls, as the voice-over talent for the recent documentary movie entitled “Inside Job”.

Again, well done sir. This was a very well presented documentary on corruption most foul within the banking industry and in the United States government. But to be honest Matt, I have never seen a more well-done and yet totally incomplete presentation of the facts about such an important event in our nations history. In short, you were the narrator of one of the biggest propaganda pieces in history, and I was wondering how that feels…

You see Matt, I figure that your participation in this thing can only be explained by two possibilities:

1) You were just reading a script, and really don’t comprehend what was truly happening outside of what that script stated within the government and banking industry. And you thought you were truly part of something quite special.

2) You were fully aware of your participation in a government cover-up of the most important aspects of what really happened during this period of organized crime, and you were rewarded handsomely for your popularity and participation in this totally incomplete propaganda piece.

Now, I see that you are supportive of many charities and organizations around the world, and that pleases me as one of your fans. And so I am writing you this letter to let you know that I want to give you the benefit of the doubt with regards to your participation in this misleading documentary. I truly believe that you were doing what you thought was best (and I’m sure the paycheck wasn’t too bad either).

But if this assumption is true, I am wondering what you would do if you found out that you were unwittingly part of a massive misinformation campaign designed to obfuscate the most important aspects of this criminal event. Would you seek to publicly rectify the situation if you saw the proof that “Inside Job” was just a half-truth, designed to allow the very government who has ravished the third-world you are so desperately trying to help through your charities and support, get away with the financial crime of the century? Have you made enough millions yet that you would be willing to sacrifice your future movie career to truly educate humanity about the real Inside Job that took place and how it is directly responsible for the poverty and destitution that you publicly rally against?

As a fan, I’d like to know the answer to these questions…

So Matt, if you will indulge me for just 15 more minutes, I’d like to explain a few things to you, so that you might publicly address the true nature of the so-called financial collapse of 2007-2008 with a fully informed head. For that, I’ve prepared this video, which is just a short snip-it of a 4-hour documentary that I made on the same subject. Please know that this movie cost me nothing to make – except my valuable personal time – and is offered for free to the public without charge. I’m not selling anything. You see, it doesn’t take 20 million dollars to uncover the truth… not like the budget for “Inside Job”, just a deep passion for the truth and a hell of a lot of research.

Now, if you will, please view this 15 minute excerpt from this free movie, The Great Pension Fund Hoax:

So as you can see, Matt, Inside Job failed to mention the most important information for the comprehension of this whole Ponzi scheme – the fact that government had massive controlling stock investments in these banks, investment corporations, mortgage corporations, and bail-out receivers. In other words, the financial collapse of these corporations was not a collapse at all, but was instead a merger of government investment held and owned corporations through what is called “corporate governance”, as well as the complete and utter theft of billions and billions of dollars from the public. This term, corporate governance, was even mentioned once to my surprise in the movie – but with no explanation of what it actually means.

Again, now that you have received this holy grail of comprehension with regards to your documentary’s cover-up, and now that you can see the true nature of government’s complete conflict of interest as major share-holder of every major and important corporation on the planet – while also regulating the markets and industries those investment held banks and corporations operate under (including the major water companies like Nestle, Coca-cola, and Pepsi that are stealing all of the clean water from the African children you are banging your head against the wall trying to help) – what are you going to do about it?

What will you do…?

I mean, considering that the government also has major controlling shares in the very media industry that has made you such a wealthy and popular icon, do you have the integrity to stand up against the hand that feeds you in order to set into motion the necessary public comprehension that is needed to truly save the world from this organized propaganda and government-military industrial machine?

By the way, here are the investments in media companies, if you can spare another 10 minutes:

So what’s it gonna be, Matt?

Will you be the hero of our generation, exposing this truth to millions?

Or will you continue to support the very government corporate owned structure that is killing the families you’re trying to protect in your charitable organizations?

The choice… and the consequence of inaction is now yours, Matt. Because now you know.

Signed, a fan that hopes #1 is the answer you seek to rectify,

–Clint Richardson–


Watch the full movie here:


–Clint Richardson (
–Thursday, March 22, 2012

U.S. Government In Debt To Itself

In a rare show of slightly skewed honesty, the folks at CNBC came out with a report today highlighting the United States’ debt and who actually owns that debt.


Though written in the guise of their typical “10 Best Cities To Get A Job” or “10 Most Beautiful Beaches In The World” format, finally a little bit of truth is coming out of the mainstream about government finance!

Today’s episode: “The 10 Biggest Holders Of  U.S. Debt”.

Listed as the #1 holder of government debt, just as Walter Burien of has been proclaiming for 20 years… The U.S. Government! Here listed as:

1. Federal Reserve and Intragovernmental Holdings

Total U.S. debt holdings: $6.328 trillion

(From the article)

“That’s right, the biggest single holder of U.S. government debt is the Federal Reserve system. The Fed’s system of banks and other U.S. intragovernmental holdings accounted for a stunning $6.328 trillion in U.S. Treasury debt in Spetember 2011 (the most recent number available). The amount is an all-time high as the Federal Reserve continues to expand its balance sheet, partially to purchase U.S. government debt securities.

“About a decade ago, the total government holdings were “only” $2.5 trillion.”

So, the U.S. Government is in debt primarily to… itself?

Hmmm. As Mr. Burien has been trying to bring forward into the comprehension of the American and international people for many years, this is the sobering truth. And as many people are just begining to wake up to Walter Burien’s tireless work on exposing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) system of general accounting for all corporations, including the over 230,000 individual governments listed within the April 1, 2000 government census report, this fact is quite verifiable – as the CAFR is the audit of government.

But wait, can a government really be in debt to itself?

Well, can you? Can you tell the IRS, for instance, that you borrowed money from your checking account and placed it into your savings account and therefore have no money available to pay the IRS because your checking account balance is at a negative balance because you owe your savings account money from your checking account (while gaining interest on that savings account in the mean time)?

No, you can’t…

But the question is, can government be in debt to itself?

Of course it can. For government makes its own rules. That’s the golden rule after all… He who holds the gold, makes the rules. And in this case, those who make the rules certainly hold most of the gold.

In fact, as shown in the 2010 CAFR for the Federal Reserve (fiscal year ending December 31, 2009), over $47 billion dollars was collected from the American people that year, every cent of which was placed into the accounts of the United States Treasury. And over the life of the Federal Reserve, over $687.6 billion dollars has been paid by the Federal Reserve to the U.S. Treasury in the form of “Interest On Federal Reserve Notes”. And would you have ever guessed that the U.S. Treasury is holding over 261 million troy ounces of gold – which is listed as “collateral” for Federal Reserve Notes in the Federal reserve CAFR?

You can only find this type of information in the audit of government – the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

I mention this mostly to dispel the popular fallacy that the Federal Reserve is somehow an autonomous agency without any ties to the Federal Government. This simply is not true. It is federal law that all government agencies file a CAFR each year, of which the Federal Reserve has been filing since this laws’ inception. The Audit of the Federal Reserve System can be found here:

Audit (CAFR) of the Federal Reserve Board Of Governors – Link:

Audit (CAFR) of each individual Federal Reserve Branch Bank – Link:

The term intragovernmental is a term used to describe the investment fund structure of all of these over 230,000 government municipal corporation (city/county), state, and federal corporate governments. As a standard of practice, these local, county, and district governments place their taxpayer money into what is called the State Treasurer’s Investment Funds (commingled funds), which are generally managed by the State Treasurer as trustee of those funds. The average daily balance of those funds is then invested into the bonded indebtedness of the United States governmental structure, called the U.S. Debt. These funds generally invest into such things as Federal securities, commercial paper, national/international banking institutions, municipal and federal bonds and warrants, and other forms of indebtedness, gaining interest and dividends from those investments. States hold these funds with the permission of Federal US CODE. And one government makes a profit from another government via interest payments on these bonds – which is paid via taxation on the people.

For more information on these state “commingled funds”, please see my video here explaining the over $64 billion California State Treasurers Investment Fund:

And of course, it is perfectly legal to write off the majority of this debt at any time the government sees fit, according to US CODE which houses the amended FEDERAL RESERVE ACT.

Also, we can’t forget the humongous $2.6 trillion Social Security Trust Fund investments into this U.S. debt either.

See more on the Social Security Trust Funds here:


But let’s take a look at some of the other holders of U.S. debt…

3. Other Investors/Savings Bonds

U.S. debt holdings $1.107 trillion

(From the article)

“With the most recent numbers from June 2011, this extremely diverse group includes individuals, government-sponsored enterprises, brokers and dealers, bank personal trusts, estates, savings bonds, corporate and noncorporate businesses for a total of $1.107 trillion.

“Although the level of debt held in U.S. savings bonds has remained basically constant since 2000, the broad category of “other” investors has nearly quadrupled since reaching a four-year low in December 2007.”

Note here that this group includes “government -sponsored enterprises”. Of course, this report doesn’t tell you that the vast majority of investment wealth that sits in these other funds like “individuals (corporate persons), brokers and dealers, bank personal trusts, and corporate and noncorporate businesses” is funded by government taxpayer money.

And the corporations/businesses that are listed here, when we understand that collectively the over 230,000 governments hold together majority stock ownership in all major corporations in the world through pension and other trust fund investment and are the main investors in savings bonds and other debt, this “category” is a very deceiving look into who actually holds and more importantly controls these savings bonds and investors through “corporate governance”.

5. Pension Funds

U.S. debt holdings: $842.2 billion

(From the article)

“Pension funds control large amounts of money, reserved for personal retirements, and thus are obligated to make relatively safe investments. This group, which includes private and local government pension funds, holds $842.2 billion in U.S. debt. The private pension fund category also includes U.S. Treasury securities held by the Federal Employees Retirement System Thrift Savings Plan G Fund.”

And so here again, because pension funds are mostly government controlled, and because the private/publicly traded corporations that have pension funds are held by government stock investment as their majority stake holders and vote through proxy shareholder voting rights on all that happens within these “private” and “public” corporations, government once again is in reality the holder of its own debt.

See “The Great Pension Fund Hoax” for a complete breakdown of the pension fund system, here:

6. Mutual Funds

U.S. debt holdings: $653.5 billion

(From the article)

“According to the Federal Reserve, mutual funds hold the sixth-largest amount of U.S. debt compared to any other group, although mutual fund holdings have diminished by more than $105 billion since December 2008. Including money market funds, mutual funds and closed-end funds, this group of investments managed about $653.5 billion in U.S. Treasury securities as of June 2011, which are the most recent numbers available.”

And here again, as with U.S. Savings Bonds, we find that the main holder of investments in mutual funds is indeed the government pension fund system listed above. Funds like Blackrock, Vanguard, and State  Street Corporation are always in the top holdings of government, especially in the pension system. (See: The Great Pension Fund Hoax for sources).

7. State and Local Governments

U.S. debt holdings: $484.4 billion

(From the article)

“U.S. state and local governments have nearly a half-trillion dollars invested in American debt, according to the Federal Reserve. The level of investment has remained stable since 2006, moving within the range of $484 billion and $576 billion. The current debt holdings, however, represent the lowest aggregate level for state and local governments since December 2005, when they stood at $481.4 billion.”

To reenforce the fact that government is the main share holders of U.S. Debt securities, CNBC lists State and Local governments to the list. Again, through the commingled funds discussed earlier and as listed within all of the CAFR reports of local and state governments, we see that these government/municipal corporations are indeed the holder of vast amounts of public debt.

And remember, government charges the taxpayers with the responsibility for this debt, while it uses that wealth to purchase everything in sight! So government is in truth collecting interest and capital gains (tax free, of course) as well as dividends on the money that it borrows… from itself!!! The people pay their taxes in order to pay this interest, which is in reality a “profit” for the so-called “non-profit” government. It’s really a win-win situation for government investment funds.

9. Depository Institutions

U.S. debt holdings: $284.5 billion

(From the article)

“As of June 2011 (the most recent numbers available), the Federal Reserve Board of Governors lists depository institutions as holding about $284.5 billion in U.S. debt.

“This group includes commercial banks, savings banks and credit unions. In 2011, its holdings more than tripled from the 2008 low of $105 billion. Between June and September 2011, holdings for depository institutions fell by nearly $44 billion.”

10. Insurance Companies

U.S. debt holdings: $250.1 billion

(From the article)

“According to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, insurance companies hold $250.1 billion in Treasury securities. This group includes property-casualty and life insurance firms.”

Once again CNBC reports that – according to the Federal Reserve System – banks, financial institutions and insurance companies are a large shareholder of U.S. government debt instruments and securities.

But once again we must realize that the main stockholder of these publicly traded banks and insurance corporations is in fact government itself, through its pension fund and other trust and investment funds.

For example, as of March 31, 2010, just the “New York State And Local Retirement System” pension fund held the following shares in banks and investment corporations:

Company                                      Shares of Stock           Market Value

Morgan Stanley                              4,301,770                   97,951,303
Goldman Sachs Group Inc/The   1,961,585                207,967,242
Goldman Sachs Ssga Em Mrkts  8,934,287                102,501,423
Wells Fargo & Company             16,257,120                 231,501,389
Bank of America Corp                 23,819,237                 162,447,196
Citigroup Inc                                 18,601,505                  47,061,808
Citigroup Inc Depository Shares    199,368                    3,046,343
American Express Company       4,249,664                  57,922,920
American Financial Group Inc       492,854                    7,910,307
Visa Inc – Class A                              390,400                 21,706,240
Mastercard Inc – Class A                 306,830                 51,387,888
Zions BanCorp                                   558,029                   5,485,425
Fifth Third Bancorp                       2,678,672                    7,821,722
Fannie Mae                                             6,000                           4,200
Freddie Mac                                            6,100                            4,636
Hartford Financ Serv Grp Inc      1,099,070                   8,627,700
Hudson City Bancorp Inc             2,946,851                 34,448,688
Western Union Company             2,656,147                  33,387,768
Siemens AG                                         757,252                  43,473,647
Experian Group Ltd                        1,034,174                    6,474,091
Equifax Inc                                           626,161                  15,309,636
Equinix Inc                                             13,800                       774,870
State Street Corp                             1,867,120                  57,469,954
People’s United Financial Inc      1,234,207                  22,178,700
Fidelity Nat Financial Inc – Cls A  839,867                  16,385,805
Fidelity Nat Info Services Inc          657,748                   11,971,014
Westpac Banking Corp                     298,305                   3,956,638
Axis Bank Ltd                                      191,458                     1,565,891
Discover Financial Services          1,874,548                  11,828,398
Softbank Corp                                 3,664,300                 46,596,748
Solera Holdings Inc                           556,652                  13,793,837
Signature Bank                                   210,333                    5,937,701
HSBC Holdings plc                        8,349,382                  47,271,967
HSBC Holdings plc                        1,389,200                    7,645,081
HSBC Holdings plc – Rights            893,766                   1,806,322
Royal Bank of Canada                       169,300                   4,949,214
Royal Bank of Scotland                 6,330,271                   2,223,006
Royal Bank of Scotland, Rights   6,427,941                                 -0-
Allied Irish Banks                            1,216,447                      969,046
National Australia Bank                1,406,252                 19,638,984
Aust & New Zealand Bank Group   701,045                    7,671,606
Commonwealth Bank of Australia    19,794                       477,637
National Bank of Canada                  161,300                    5,161,497
National Bank of Greece                  102,386                     1,551,051
Deutsche Bank AG – ADR                    9,800                      398,370
Deutsche Bank AG – Registered     654,969                26,888,105
Credit Suisse Group                        1,174,244                 35,793,762
Credit Suisse Group – Spons ADR         300                           9,147
Bank Montreal Quebec                     428,291                  11,230,235
Bank Mutual Corp                               94,860                       859,432
Bank of Baroda                                   542,734                   2,506,942
Bank of Communications             1,376,000                       955,210
Bank of Cyprus Ltd                              51,909                        157,826
Bank of East Asia                           2,605,019                    5,028,527
Bank of Hawaii Corp                         192,499                    6,348,617
Bank of India                                      934,270                   4,040,186
Bank of New York Mellon Corp  4,420,585                124,881,526
Credit Agricole S.A.                            311,625                    3,439,044
Credit Saison Company                       14,918                        144,241
Bank of Nova Scotia                          149,900                     3,701,779
First Bancorp Puerto Rico                143,010                       609,223
Bank Yokohama Ltd Japan Ord     903,100                    3,821,968
Hiroshima Bank Ltd/The                   13,000                         49,357
Bank of Kyoto Ltd/The                       73,000                       614,924
Osaka Gas Company Ltd               2,035,146                   6,346,309
Bank of China Ltd – H                   8,527,000                   2,827,663
Ind Comm Bank of China Ltd      4,464,000                   2,321,280
China Citic Bank – H                        484,000                       182,983
China Construction Bank – H      4,331,000                   2,458,890
China Merchants Bank – H             283,000                      494,428
Shizuoka Bank                                    183,000                    1,637,866
Shinsei Bank Ltd                             1,450,154                     1,453,531
Chiba Bank                                          176,500                       866,685
Cheung Kong (Holdings)              3,376,000                  29,077,161
Hang Seng Bank Ltd                         328,500                    3,308,313
Hanmi Financial Corp                        55,300                           71,890
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Grp     6,409,847                 30,890,829
Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Fin Co Ltd    1,600                          33,370
Bangkok Bank                                    554,400                      1,172,424
Bangkok Bank Public Co Ltd          446,200                         937,316
Siam Comm Bank Public Co Ltd    376,900                         579,192
Malayan Banking Berhad                802,525                         849,745
Malayan Banking Berhad – Rights  361,136                                 -0-
Blackrock Inc                                           7,135                         927,835
Blackstone Group Lp/The             1,289,215                     9,346,809
Zurich Financial Services                      9,387                     1,486,829
Aetna Inc                                           1,881,924                   45,787,211
Cincinnati Financial Corp                 736,150                   16,835,751
First American Corp                           496,770                  13,169,373
First Bancorp Puerto Rico                 143,010                       609,223
First Cash Financial Services Inc      48,800                       728,096
First Commonwealth Finan Corp   394,940                     3,503,118
First Financial – 144A GDR                 48,113                       444,083
First Financial Bancorp                        62,100                       591,813
First Financial Bankshares Inc           54,475                    2,624,061
First Financial Holding Company   978,455                        451,546
First Financial Holdings Inc               23,950                       183,218
First Horizon National Corp              766,191                  8,228,888
First Mercury Financial Corp            213,900                  3,088,716
First Midwest Bancorp Inc                280,825                   2,412,287
First Niagara Financial Group Inc   414,400                   4,516,960
First Potomac Realty Trust                  75,284                      553,337
First Quantum Minerals Ltd                 6,400                      180,583
First Solar Inc                                        39,400                   5,228,380
Discover Financial Services            1,874,548                 11,828,398

–For a closer look at this fund, go here:


And this is just one single pension fund! There are thousands of these investment funds out there, all controlled and used collectively to control the financial markets of the world.

Do you still believe that government is a non-profit public entity, or are you starting to understand that government is in fact organized crime to the extreme?

And that leads us to the other listed holders of United States debt.

Here, CNBC lists its most deceiving holder of debt:

2. China

U.S. debt holdings: $1.132 trillion

(From the article)

The largest foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, China currently has $1.132 trillion in American debt, although it is down from all time highs of $1.173 trillion in July 2011…

4. Japan

U.S. debt holdings: $1.038 trillion

(From the article)

“One of the U.S.’s largest trade partners, Japan is also one of the U.S.’s largest debt holders, currently owning $1.038 trillion in Treasury securities.”

Now, the biggest and most often portrayed fallacy in the mainstream media is that China holds U.S. Debt. But is this a true statement?

The answer to this question must be obtained by first asking a different question…

When CNBC refers to the abstract name of “China” as the 2nd largest holder of U.S. debt, is it referring to the government of China or to the geographical location of China? Ah… this is a very clever trick used to fool taxpayers into thinking that the country and government of China holds American debt. But here is the reality of the situation:

Over many years, American corporations (majority held by government investment in their stock) have been moving to China and setting up their manufacturing and investment corporations in that country, with the absolute permission of the Chinese government. With this build-up came trillions of dollars of investment capital from the U.S. government, building up China’s infrastructure to that of a 1st world country. Walter Burien has recently estimated those investments to be over $14 trillion in value, meaning that the well-being of China’s global corporate manufacturing base is solely dependent on American and European investment capital.

In short, China houses American corporations, which sell their product back to America. And without the pollution, health, and employment protections and regulations that are imposed upon these American corporations while operating in America, they are able to pay pennies to the Chinese workers and pollute the country with very few regulatory infringements.

If China were to suddenly threaten the United States in any way, American corporations would pull out of China to sufficiently destroy the economic prosperity that American corporations have allowed. In short, these $14 trillion in investments into China’s infrastructure and marketplace makes China all but a colony of the American/European military and industrial manufacturing complex. And the thought of “China” doing anything to change this, including demanding what little U.S. debt it might actually own, is patently ridiculous.

The U.S. debt that is listed here as held by “China” is held by the investment structure that has been built up by American interests.

So who owns the corporations that are taking on American debt securities in these two countries?

Let’s go back to the New York Pension Fund and see what is happening here:

Company                                      Shares of Stock           Market Value

Banks and Investments

Bank Yokohama Ltd Japan Ord     903,100                    3,821,968
Hiroshima Bank Ltd/The                   13,000                         49,357
Bank of Kyoto Ltd/The                       73,000                       614,924
Osaka Gas Company Ltd               2,035,146                   6,346,309
Bank of China Ltd – H                   8,527,000                   2,827,663
Ind Comm Bank of China Ltd      4,464,000                   2,321,280
China Citic Bank – H                        484,000                       182,983
China Construction Bank – H      4,331,000                   2,458,890
China Merchants Bank – H             283,000                      494,428
Shizuoka Bank                                    183,000                    1,637,866
Shinsei Bank Ltd                             1,450,154                     1,453,531
Chiba Bank                                          176,500                       866,685
Cheung Kong (Holdings)              3,376,000                  29,077,161
Hang Seng Bank Ltd                         328,500                    3,308,313
Hanmi Financial Corp                        55,300                           71,890
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Grp     6,409,847                 30,890,829


Tokyo Electric Power Company         359,150                    8,945,115
Tokyo Electron Ltd                               363,650                  13,401,701
Tokyo Gas Company                         2,375,746                    8,298,394
China Petroleum Chemical             3,982,000                   2,548,480
China Power Int Dvlp Ltd               6,012,000                     1,194,643
China Coal Energy Company             416,000                       307,035
China Oilfield Services                        212,000                        167,685
China Shenhua Energy Co                  341,000                       768,240
Chiyoda Chemical Engineering         935,400                    4,962,535
Chubu Electric Power Co Inc              241,917                     5,314,973
Shanghai Electric Grp Co Ltd      12,052,000                    3,467,866
Shinsei Bank Ltd                               1,450,154                      1,453,531
Nissan Chemical Industries Ltd          41,500                        344,958
China Coal Energy Company – H     416,000                        307,035
Hong Kong & China Gas Co Ltd    5,485,330                     8,649,127
Hong Kong Electric Holds Ltd      3,200,500                   18,996,516
Mitsubishi Electric Corp                 3,036,548                   13,557,939
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical CO Inc          4,000                          17,009


Toyota Motor Company                  1,764,412                    55,735,197
Toyota Industries Corp                       177,163                      3,757,786
Toyota Tsusho Corp                           143,200                       1,371,542
Honda Motor – ADR                         188,000                     4,455,600
Honda Motor Company                 1,297,926                    30,421,167
Mazda Motor Corp                             715,000                       1,187,203
Nissan Motors Japanese Ord       4,282,864                     15,176,697
Mitsubishi Corp                                  859,769                     11,185,615
Mitsubishi Motors Corp                    271,000                         342,969
Hyundai Motor Company Ltd           30,860                      1,238,193
Yamaha Corp                                         42,813                         414,823
Yamaha Motor Company Ltd          184,000                     1,630,050


Motorola Inc                                          9,547,354             40,385,307
Qwest Communications Int Inc         4,735,734              16,196,210
Vodafone Group plc – Spons ADR        109,595                1,909,145
Vodafone Group plc New                 56,080,988            98,670,972
Samsung Electronics Company Ltd          4,489               1,843,305
Ericsson LM Tele Co – Spons ADR       126,820               1,025,974
Ericsson LM Tele Co – B Shares         7,402,571            60,439,750
Nokia Oyj                                               2,005,360             23,643,146
Nokia Oyj Corp – Sponsored ADR         151,200               1,764,504

These are some of the corporations that are holding U.S. Debt. And so again, we are seeing that the U.S. government is essentially borrowing money from its own investment held corporations, nationalizing that debt onto the backs of the American people, and using the profits of the bonded indebtedness of the people not for the people, but to further government ownership and control over the world corporate structure. And then it demonizes China and assigns a false power onto its government for “holding U.S. debt”.

And the people of America eat it up, because they can never imagine that they themselves are the problem; that their ignorance of their government and their consent to it is really what’s wrong with the world. America’s creed: blame China. Blame Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan. Watch out for Russia… But just disregard our own actions.

So thanks CNBC… you almost told the truth today! Fortunately there are anomalies like Walter Burien and myself to read between the lines and translate what you fail to mention.

But then, government owns you to, so what should we expect?


Walt Disney Company/The             7,975,404               144,833,337
News Corp – Class A                          7,746,798                 51,283,803
Time Warner Cable Inc                     1,476,825                 36,625,251
Time Warner Inc                               4,885,448                 94,289,152
CBS Corp – Class B                            3,518,760                 13,512,038
General Electric Company              39,551,471              399,865,372
Sony Corp                                                811,290                 16,411,435
Sony Financial Holdings Inc                         24                       63,906
Vivendi Universal                               2,414,568               63,876,002
Viacom Inc – Class B                         2,363,387                41,075,666
Discovery Commun Inc – Series A       79,244                  1,269,489
Discovery Commun Inc – Series C       78,831                   1,154,874
Marvel Entertainment Inc                    175,800                 4,667,490
Comcast Corp – Class A                   10,473,672             142,860,886
Comcast Corp – Special Class A            20,259                     260,733
DreamWorks Anim SKG Inc – A        285,700                  6,182,548
DISH Network Corp – Class A             475,200                 5,279,472
DIRECTV Group Inc/The                 2,048,939               46,695,320


And so in the end, of the over $15 trillion of U.S. debt that this report refers to, we can rest assured that approximately 70-80% of that debt is self-funded by the United States government, and the rest by government held investment corporations.

Oh my, how will we ever pay ourselves?

Answer: We wont.

But as long as we the people do nothing, the government will continue to raise our taxes and destroy any chance of recovery for the American people from this tyrannical corporation that we falsely call “government” and its blatant usury. And we will continue to pay the national debt plus interest simply to support the governments investment fund scheme, and continue the hostile corporate takeover of this little globe called Earth.

The government owned media will continue to tell us that this thing is “too big to fail”, as if that is a good excuse to ignore the problem and continue to justify undeclared wars and continue into a fascist global United Nations government where the rights of the individual are trumped by the rights of the collective.

The ball is in our court.

We are arriving at the point of no return.


–Clint Richardson (
–Thursday, February 2nd, 2012