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What Bitcoin "Deserves"

From the Slope of Hope: I will preface this by saying I don’t have a dog in this fight. Whether Bitcoin plummets to its intrinsic value of $0.00 and makes people look like idiots, or whether it goes to a trillion dollars per Bitcoin, it doesn’t matter to me. But I want to point out […]

The U.S. Is Not A Democracy, It Never Was

Authored by Gabriel Rockhill via Counterpunch.org, One of the most steadfast beliefs regarding the United States is that it is a democracy. Whenever this conviction waivers slightly, it is almost always to point out detrimental exceptions to core American values or foundational principles. For instance, aspiring critics frequently bemoan a “loss of democracy” due to […]

Deconstructing The Almighty Russian Hackers Myth

Authored by Patrick Armstrong via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Sometimes things can be made more complicated than they really are. And such is the case with the story that the Russian government hacked the Democratic National Committee so as to help Trump become president. In July 2016 Wikileaks released a number of documents showing that […]

Another Crypto Milestone: Japanese Company Offers To Pay Employees In Bitcoin

Less than a year after Japan legalized bitcoin as legal tender, part of the country’s effort pioneering effort to develop a comprehensive regulatory framework for incorporating – and regulating – digital currencies, one Japanese company is offering employees the option to be paid in bitcoin. Because what employee wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to see […]

Man Says "Russian Mind Control" Forced Him To Kill His Mother

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been blamed for a lot of nefarious actions lately. From swaying the US election in Donald Trump’s favor to orchestrating the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union, paranoid Democrats have apparently convinced themselves that there’s no geopolitical disaster that Putin didn’t have a hand in. And now, one deranged Bakersfield, […]