This doesn’t make any sense. The U.S. Government authorizes the Fed to create money out of thin air, which it will then use to buy up the debt of the U.S. Government that nobody else wants?

Is anyone who is currently holding U.S. Treasuries even reading the news? The auctions are going to fail, so the debtor is just going to snap his fingers and create the money to buy the debt that nobody else wanted to buy?

How does the dollar not collapse on this?

The Bloomberg piece focuses on similarities between monetary policies in the U.S. and Japan, and highlights a couple, “Bernanke-San,” references, but there’s just one tiny fact that the article doesn’t mention. Japan is the third largest creditor in the world. Where does the U.S. rank, on the current accounts balance list? ACCOUNT BALANCES HERE. Scroll down. Keep going. More. Down. Down. Until it stops. That’s right. Out of 188 countries on the list, the U.S. is dead last, meaning that it is the largest debtor in the world. BANGLADESH is BETTER OFF THAN THE USA!

And the U.S. Federal Reserve is going to start buying U.S. Treasuries?
“The Federal Reserve definitely caused the Great Depression by contracting the amount of currency in circulation by one third from 1929 to 1933.” –Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize winning economist

?“It was not accidental; it was a carefully contrived occurrence. The international Bankers sought to bring about a condition of despair here so that they might emerge as rulers of us all.” - Cong. Louis McFadden referring to the Great Depression. (12.04.2008)