18 Nov '13, 9pm

Homeland Security Calls #Bitcoin an "Emerging Threat"

Sorry, Eric, you are falling for a bit of reverse psychology. Most definitely, the existence of a currency that can't be closely monitored and controlled is the highest possible level of anathema for TPTB. This is precisely why they were actively suppressing precious metals (esp. gold, of course) for decades and now want to eliminate cash altogether. Look at the amazing the timing of Bitcoin mania. In a recent article on Armstrong Economics we are informed that Larry Summers delivered a speech at the IMF Research Conference on Nov. 8 which called for the establishment of negative interest rates (to keep the public from "hoarding" their cash) and an electronic currency. Armstrong reports that Summers' speech is "being hailed as brilliant, succinct, and a ground-breaking presentation that explained what many say is the most pressing economic matter of our time." Great, huh? ...

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