02 Apr '13, 12am

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Nearly all financial news outlets and blogs have weighed in with their opinion on Bitcoin; the majority indicating they either like or love the idea with a few dissenters. The dissenters keep coming back to the argument that Bitcoin’s success is capped by how far the government will allow it to succeed before stepping in and calling time. Is government prohibition a concern for Bitcoin? I don't think the timing of Bitcoin's appearance is a coincidence in that it appeared when many believe the government, and in particular the US government, has been stepping in and calling time too often. The Patriot Act, NDAA, and DHS are clear examples of government overreach and many argue that the ‘checks and balances’ built into the US Constitution are, over decades of specialist interest group erosion, failing to protect us from the interests of monopolists and warmongers. Is pro-Bit...

Full article: http://rt.com/op-edge/bitcoin-versus-government-keiser-189/

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