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Bitcoin And The Virtue of Hoarding and Deflation

By Anthony Freeman I wanted to take a moment and dispel some of the myths circulating about hoarding and deflation: What most people don’t understand is that “deflation” (defined in this instance as the lowering of prices compared to bitcoin’s … Continue reading

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The Coming Attack On Bitcoin And How To Survive It

By Anthony Freeman (This article is the third in a series on bitcoin. Read parts 1 and 2 here and here.) With bitcoin gaining mainstream attention the coming attack on its users is inevitable. In this short piece I will … Continue reading

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Further Observations on Bitcoin, Digital Currencies, Privacy and Liberty

By Anthony Freeman In my previous post The Real Problem of Digital Currencies and Privacy I proposed that there were two, readily observable weak links and one primary problem outside of digital currencies. Namely: Weak Link #1: The exchange services … Continue reading

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The Real Problem With Digital Currencies and Privacy/Liberty

The readily observable problems with digital currencies is that they have two major weak links. The first is the exchangers who convert cash to e-currency and e-currency back to cash again. “Authorities” target these exchangers and the system fails (see … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Voting

Doug Casey reiterates what Lysander Spooner wrote so eloquently in his 1867 essay: No Treason VI: The Constitution of No Authority: From Conversations with Casey: (Interviewed by Louis James, Editor, International Speculator) L: Doug, last week we spoke about presidents.  … Continue reading

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Feeding The Mouth That Bites You

The beauty of free-market competition is the fact that you can vote with your dollars.  If a company provides an inferior product or service you can take your business to another company that provides a better value for your hard-earned … Continue reading

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A Critique of Hugo Salinas Price’s “Silver money for Americans”

Hugo Salinas Price recently published an article titled “Silver money for Americans” where he proposed a method of reintroducing silver and gold as money in the United States. I am compelled to respond with this critique because I feel that … Continue reading

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