The recent deplatforming of Sargon of Akkad by Patreon has a lot of people very nervous. I became worried we'd get to this state the first time they went after Gab for not allowing their app in the Google or Apple stores. It became obvious then that we would wind up here today. It starts … Continue reading Deplatforming Paves the Way for Cryptocurrency
I did two segments with Lee Stranahan and Garland Nixon on Friday on Sputnik Radio. Being asked to stay over to have a chat with Michael Kreiger of Libertyblitzkreig.com was a real treat. Here are the two segments: https://youtu.be/Wau5YXVqMFw This time with more Kreiger: https://youtu.be/lYiyIxyrWLU
Cryptocurrencies saw an increase in investment in June with $12 billion worth being pumped into the market. The increase was due to the bullishness of investors towards cryptocurrency markets in general, as well as blockchain research. An article on Medium states that 77.9% of investors who were surveyed in April believe that cryptocurrencies will rise … Continue reading Short-Term Bitcoin Price Analysis
First it was multiple forks of Monero (XMR) to resist mining via ASICs. Then it was a very successful 51% attack on Bitcoin Gold (BTG) and Verge (XVG). Now it's another 51% attack on ZenCash (ZEN), a fork of Zcash. We are going to see more and more of these attacks in the coming months … Continue reading Blockchains, Attacks and their Security That Wasn’t
I have a new Private Blog post up for my subscribers on Patreon discussing Bitcoin's current chart position after a soft bounce thanks to Europe's political unrest last week. If you’d like to subscribe to the Private blog head over to my Patreon to sign up for it and the Gold Goats ‘n Guns Investment Newsletter.
Yes, I said necessity. In a recent issue of the Gold Goats ‘n Guns Newsletter I described Bitcoin as “The Mutation That Saved Money.” In that piece I argued that Bitcoin was born out of the extreme fraud of the financial system under Greenspan and Bernanke. Leverage ratcheted up post-Y2K to levels which could only … Continue reading The Necessity of Bitcoin as Reserve Asset
People hate change. They also allow themselves to be swayed by the first or second thing they hear about something new that confirms their bias for or against it. Once that happens, they simply run with that as a justification for why they don't like something and never move off that position. In libertarian circles … Continue reading More Crypto-Idiocracy: Conflating the Extreme as the Norm