The Federal Reserve's VISA credit card account offers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the secretive Fed.
This leaked transcript of the Federal Reserve's VISA credit card account provides a treasure-trove of insight into the Fed's recent actions. Nothing reveals a person or institution quite so indelicately as a list of credit purchases.
20th St. and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20551
VISA Credit Card Statement
Global Empire account
Minimum Payment Warning: If you make only the minimum payment each period, you will pay more interest and it will take you longer to pay off your balance.
VISA CARD POINTS SUMMARY
Previous points balance: 1,200,010,000,000
Points earned on Central Planning/Intervention in Capital Markets: 1,200,000,000,000
Points earned on entertainment and everyday purchases: 10,000,000
Choose from travel, gift certificates, magazine subscriptions and Global Empire perquisites. To redeem your points, go to VISA.com/global.empire.accounts/.
10/30/10 JEKYLL ISLAND LODGE (Luxury suites)
10/30/10 HOLLOWEEN SPECIALTIES INC.
("Frightful Economists" package of masks: Friedman, Marx, Ricardo and Keynes)
10/30/10 TED's WOOD SUPPLY (one cordwood bonfire plus starter)
10/30/10 HOUSE OF EFFIGIES (one effigy of Ron Paul, flammable model)
11/5/10 U.S. TREASURY
(U.S. bonds, Mixed selection of maturities, POMO-ready package)
11/7/10 FANNIE MAE
(Junior tranches of defaulted mortgages, priced at nominal value)
11/7/10 CAPITAL PHARMACY (12 prescriptions of Hopium)
11/8/10 DEPAUL HOSPITAL
(Emergency room services, treatment of Hopium overdose)
11/9/10 HOUSE OF VOODOO
(one Ron Paul doll, 13 voodoo pins and book of incantations)
11/10/10 ORACLE BONES DIVINATION SERVICE
(one consultation on the global economy)
11/12/10 SWINDLE, BOOZ AND SYCOPHANT, PUBLIC RELATIONS
(one "Blame China" global media package)
11/12/10 K STREET SERVICES, LLC
(lease of 125 members of Congress, with option to purchase)
11/13/10 CONFLICT RESOLUTION COUNSELING, INC
(Irreconcilable Differences package, for groups of 12 or less)
11/15/10 NEW DAWN PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
(continuing treatment of severe Napoleonic Complex, disassociation from financial realities syndrome and chronic stress)
11/16/10 AMAZON, INC.
--Reinventing Collapse: The Soviet Example and American Prospects
--Central Planning for Dummies (The Lenin Institute)
--Coup d'État: A Practical Handbook
-- The (Mis)behavior of Markets
--Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View
--Buying Fortified Caribbean Enclaves (Elites Survival Press)
11/16/10 UNIVERSITY OF ORLANDO (Disneyland campus)
(PhD in Economics, 3-month online program)
11/17/10 CARIBBEAN ISLAND PROPERITES (Cayman islands)
(Private island with secure compound, communications and hardened bunker)
11/18/10 TEDDY BEARS ONLINE
(12 supersoft "I need a hug" toy bears, made in China)
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