22 Mar '16, 5pm

Roger Ver Issues $100k Bitcoin Bounty for Bernie Sanders Debate

Roger Ver Issues $100k Bitcoin Bounty for Bernie Sanders Debate

Roger Ver has offered US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders $100,000 in the form of a bitcoin donation he'll make in his name to a charity if he'll engage in a debate with Iraq War veteran and talk show host Adam Kokesh. The offer made in a video posted to Kokesh’s YouTube channel is in response to video posted by the Occupy Democrats in which Sanders talks about wealthy US citizens renouncing their citizenship. "Your policies are clearly intended to help," Ver, a bitcoin angel investor and advisor to wallet service Blockchain, said. "But it seems you don't see how they are backed up by violence." In the video, Ver takes issue with the payment of taxes as a means to fund the wars Sanders has widely spoken out against. Ver, who renounced his US citizenship, denounced the idea of patriotism and called on the wealthiest 1% of the US population to stop paying taxes. In the ...

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