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"Full faith and credit of the US government"

Impossible scenario, right?

But seriously...

Who would have predicted trillions of dollars in bailouts and low interest loans - no string attached - to a handful of banks that were engaged in the massive subprime mortgage fraud?

Or the theft of nearly $2 billion from segregated customer accounts by a futures firm - with no consequences for the CEO or any of his staff?

Or the Fed artificially pushing interest rates down to near zero costing savers, investors and retirees hundreds of billions of dollars in income just to keep a Ponzi scheme going?