Tag: government

Oct 25 2021

US Government To Auction 4.94 Bitcoin Worth Over $300,000

Oct 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  auction bitcoin government markets us

GSA Auctions will auction 4.94 BTC in five different lots between October 26 and 28, its website shows.The U.S. government will auction 4.94 BTC worth over $300,000 in the next few days.The auction will be held by GSA Auctions, the federal government’s online clearinghouse for surplus, U.S.-owned assets and equipment it wishes to sell.The 4.94 BTC will be auctioned in...

Oct 23 2021

Bitcoin And The Internet Are Bringing The End Of Nation States

Like the printing press before them, the internet and Bitcoin’s blockchain innovation are irrevocable forces driving the end of nation-state power.This article was originally published in Uncharted Territories.It’s 2050. The U.S. government just defaulted on its debt. It’s not meeting its social security payments....

Oct 14 2021

Discussing Bitcoin Freedom Vs. Government Servitude

Oct 14 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom government spaces

In a recent Twitter Spaces, convicted Bitcoiners discussed the freedom this network gives them over government servitude.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Oct 13 2021

It Is Our God-Given Right To Alter Or Abolish Our Government

Oct 13 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture freedom government marty bent

I think it's high time many societies around the world work to abolish the so- called democracies that are restricting the rights of individuals.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1093: "It is our God given right to alter or abolish our current government."...

Sep 29 2021

Ukraine Is Building A Digital Future With Bitcoin

Embracing Bitcoin could be Ukraine’s greatest geopolitical move to usher in a prosperous future.Bitcoin, among other cryptocurrencies, may soon be used legally in Ukraine, once President Volodymyr Zelensky signs the legislation passed by Ukraine’s Parliament on September 8. This law will protect owners of virtual assets and exchange platforms from fraud, and...

Sep 24 2021

Bitcoin Will Truly Drain The Swamp

The often-quoted phrase could actually mean something if the incentives behind politics change.“Same Same, But Different Same”While Trump recently popularized the “drain the swamp” phrase, his execution and point-of-view were flawed. Politicians in the United States have been viewed in a negative lens for at least the last few decades. The problem is that our people have become so desensitized to...

Sep 22 2021

The Case For Bitcoin In Pakistan

The decentralized, economically empowering technology could bring major benefits to the country.Executive SummaryThis paper is an attempt to highlight Bitcoin’s ever-increasing importance to Pakistan’s socioeconomic future. For purposes of our discussion, Bitcoin refers to the decentralized digital asset with a market capitalization of approximately $900 billion and growing as well as its...

Bitcoin Is Freedom From Institutional Plans To Control The World

This manifesto to all describes a spectre haunting the modern world — the spectre of freedom.To paraphrase "The Communist Manifesto," it seems to many that all the ruling powers of the state — also known simply as "the elite" — have entered into some unholy alliance to exorcise the still-remaining spectre of independence and human freedoms, which they seem to believe haunts...

Sep 21 2021

California Should Replicate Bitcoin’s Ethos

By embracing open-source transparent technology and enhancing personal freedoms, California can guarantee future prosperity.California is arguably one of the best places in the world. The state is full of great weather, great geography, not to mention that we have some of the smartest residents living here. We are leaders in technology worldwide and through that we are changing how people live every...

Sep 17 2021

Bitcoin And The Myth That Is Capitalism

Capitalism is an often cited scapegoat for the issues of the economy, but it is quite misunderstood in relation to democracy.Throughout history, there has been a cyclical phenomenon characterized by Neill Howe and William Strauss as the four turnings.1 The basic premise of the theory is that civil unrest and major war is cyclical and occurs about every four generations. This...

Sep 16 2021

The State Could Try To Leech Off Of Bitcoin Rather Than Banning It

Governments truly wanting to “beat Bitcoin” may carefully consider siphoning the value gained through bitcoin.I think at the end of the day if it’s really successful, they will kill it and they will try to kill it. And I think they will kill it because they have ways of killing it. -Ray Dalio on BitcoinBanning Bitcoin is a practical impossibility. The...

Sep 12 2021

Bitcoin Has No Competition

Sep 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture fiat government

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin by Alex McShane.Lingua Contra ImperiumThe Language of Bitcoin: 5TL;DR - A myriad of monetary ruses are revealed to the general public through the scrutiny Bitcoin incites. From the onset, most of us couldn’t see the woods for the trees. For many, the simple technology of Bitcoin helped explain the extremely convoluted...

Sep 10 2021

Bitcoin Will Protect Your Wealth From The Government

Sep 10 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture government politics

The parasite that is the government, extracting your value and hard work, is cured through bitcoin.The government is a parasite masquerading as our friend. Rulers want us to believe they have our best interest in mind while enriching themselves and their cronies. The simple truth is governments exist to maintain themselves. They never shrink, they always get larger. This is as true...

Aug 29 2021

Bitcoin: The First And Final Rival Money

Aug 29 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business covid19 economics fiat

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin by Alex McShaneLingua Contra ImperiumThe Language of Bitcoin: 3TL;DR - Bitcoin is the first monetary technology of its kind. It is also the last. If you insist on summing up our good and sound money with a broken monetary measure such as the dollar, you will forever be confused about the state...

Aug 27 2021

Cuba To Recognize And Regulate Bitcoin and Other Cryptos

Aug 27 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin cuba cuban culture government

On Thursday the Cuban government said it would “recognize and regulate” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on the island.On Thursday Cuba’s government said it would “recognize and regulate” Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for payments on the island, Bloomberg reported. The local Cuban Official Gazette has published a resolution which stated that the central bank will create...

Aug 22 2021

Bitcoin Alleviates Future Uncertainty

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin by Alex McShaneLingua Contra ImperiumThe Language of Bitcoin: 2TL;DR - The government has pulled us into the deep waters, financially, to keep us vulnerable. Vulnerable people have the highest time preference, because they have the most future uncertainty. We’ve gone from a society that proudly claims to protect and nurture...

Aug 20 2021

$1,200 Stimulus Check Would Now Be Worth $8,765 If Used To Buy Bitcoin

Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth around $8,765 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020.Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth around $8,765 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020. On 27 March 2020, after the U.S. Government had brought our economy to a screeching halt through lockdowns and other mandates in a turbulent and...

Central Banks Were Born From The War Machine And Government Overreach

The distributors of evil have arisen from the fires of hell and seek to destroy all in their path.Central banks are a fundamental reality of the modern world, but it was not always so. The Bank of England (BoE) was founded in 1694, the first modern central bank. The BoE was born directly from the monetary overreach of the Stuart monarchs. Their...

Jul 13 2021

Bitcoin: An Orange New Deal

What would it look like if governments were to embrace and support the Bitcoin network?Investing In HopeYou know the New Deal -- a massive and unprecedented effort the United States federal government undertook in the 1930s to invest in infrastructure, build hope, and turn the course of a nation towards prosperity and justice. You’ve likely heard of the Green New Deal...

Jul 05 2021

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