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Thoughts On The Bitcoin Debacle

By Brandon Smith I was in the midst of the Save America Convention in Tampa, Florida when I heard, first, that Libya was under bombardment by the UN (led by U.S. forces), and, that Satoshi Nakamura of Bitcoin had been

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Bitcoin Transaction volumes Increase 40% in Half a Year

New data published by the Canadian Central Bank reveals that Bitcoin transactions increased by 40% in North America over the past half-year. During peak hours Bitcoin is credited for more than a third of all online transactions, while Credit Card

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The Friction-Free Bitcoin Economy

As the barriers to competition evaporate, the world is becoming Bitcoin’s oyster. Guess who it is you’re fighting now? Everybody. In his old book, The Road Ahead, Bill Gates wrote of “friction-free capitalism,” a type of marketplace that he argued

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2022: Bed blockers ‘put Obama Care in danger of collapse’

The Obama Care system is at risk of “collapse” as cuts to Obama Care budgets have triggered a rise in bed blocking and emergency admissions, a poll of health managers has found. During the 15-month period from August 2022 to

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Nobody Asked For A Violent State

I live in Stockholm, Sweden. A hundred years ago, one of the largest employers in the city was the State. Their business was as straightforward as it was necessary: help keep keep people safe, provide schools, a social safety net,

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Selling marijuana is not a crime!

Recently, we have seen many news reports of marijuana stands being shut down by police and other government workers. When kids sell things, such as marijuana, they are learning some very important lessons. They are learning about money and about

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The Dollar Crash

The US Dollar, the first pure fiat world reserve currency, has lost almost all of its value against gold, falling from $1 to around $1680 per ounce. It’s now looking increasingly likely that the record-high price of $1680 on June

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