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Quick, short one liners to short paragraphs containing an “aha moment” about Bitcoin.

Post Offices Consider Being Bitcoin Exchanges?

It would perhaps be one of the biggest ironies ever that one of the institutions hurt most by the advent of the Internet (i.e. the Post Office) could be saved by embracing another disruptive Internet technology (i.e.Bitcoin). In this article … Continue reading

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Whom Do You Trust?

“But some worry about the potential for misuse of unregulated virtual currencies, which are not backed by any government or a commodity like gold, but instead exist entirely as computer code.”  The Baltimore Sun And there were some in our … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman Blows It Big Time On Bitcoin

Paul Krugman, a world famous economist asks a REALLY Silly question … Placing a ceiling on the value of gold is mining technology, and the prospect that if its price gets out of whack for long on the upside a … Continue reading

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When Bad News Hits

When the Chinese government came out with “guidance” that was far more strict on Bitcoin than anyone expected it caused a major price shift. Why then do so many reporters post that under the “volatility of Bitcoin” banner? After all, … Continue reading

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Which “Bubble” Will Pop First?

It amazes me how vehemont the main stream media is at proclaiming that Bitcoin is a “tulip mania” or a “bubble’ when there are so many main stream economists warning that we are at the end of a bond bubble. … Continue reading

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How About An Equal Playing Field For Bitcoin!

The European Banking Authority said “Currently, no specific protection exists in the E.U. that would protect consumers from financial losses if a platform that exchanges or holds virtual currencies fails or goes out of business” & “cases have been reported … Continue reading

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Batter, Batter, Batter SWING!!

That was the chant I remember coming out of the stands on our “away” games when at the plate. It was nothing short of psychological warfare obviously but such was designed to, at a minimum, get the batter to take … Continue reading

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Bitcoin, Literally, May Be “Manna”

Practically everyone, irregardless of their belief, has probably heard of the story of “Manna” from heaven sustaining the Israelites as they fled Egypt. I just remembered an old sermon I heard that said the literal translation of the word “manna” … Continue reading

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Why Is India Struggling To Adopting Obsolete Payment Technology?

In this BBC video http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23194486, they report The use of debit and credit cards is growing at a brisk pace in India, but there has also been a rapid rise in the number of fraud cases linked to bank cards. … Continue reading

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Bitcoin SpeakEasies Coming To US?

A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the Prohibition era (1920–1933, longer in some states). During that time, the … Continue reading

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