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Fiat Currency and the Emerging Police State

http://dollarcollapse.com

“Fiat” is money with no intrinsic value beyond whatever an issuing government is able to enforce. When it enjoys a monopoly as currency, fiat inevitably turns the free market functions of money inside out. Instead of being a store of value, the currency becomes a point of plunder through monetary policies such as quantitative easing. Instead of greasing society as a medium of exchange, the currency acts as a powerful tool of social control.

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Ron Paul Owns Ben Bernanke in 10 seconds

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Congressman Ron Paul questions Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in a U.S. House Financial Services Committee Meeting shortly after reports surfaced that the Federal Reserve was preparing for a third round of quantitative easing.

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The Origins of Bitcoin

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A graphical visualization of approximately the first 1000 transactions starting at block 0 on the bitcoin network.

Each dot is a bitcoin address ("Hello!" when it appears). There is a line between dots when there is a transaction between them ("Transfer"). The size of the dots represent the amount of "influence" that address has (PageRank). It is sized relative to the probability that a bitcoin will end up in that address given the transactions that have been seen.

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Local currency "Mountain Hours" becoming more popular

http://www.summitdaily.com

Local alternative currency in Summit County, CO, "Mountain Hours" is becoming more popular.

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Feds probe alleged hacking theft of Romney's tax returns

http://news.yahoo.com

Ransom demands are for BITCOINS or Romney's tax returns will go public.

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Gold Standard and the GOP

http://www.examiner.com

Unfortunately, too much attention got directed to Clint Eastwood and lost in the discussion was a plank on the GOP platform of interest to those desiring sound money.

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Bitcoin Heist Shows Upside of Regulation?

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Bitcoin heist shows we may all not be ready for a Wild West mentality with currency.

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The Gold Standard Goes Mainstream

http://online.wsj.com

An under-reported development of this campaign season is the Republican Party's decision this week to send Gov. Mitt Romney into the presidential race on a platform effectively calling for a new gold commission. The realization that America's system of fiat money is part of its economic problem is moving from the fringes of political discussion to the center.

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Metro Detroit Voters Passing Property "Arts" Tax by 59.5 Percent

http://www.freep.com

The 0.2-mil property tax for the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) passed by a huge margin in Metro Detroit's primary election. It will cost taxpayers with a homeowner's market value of $200,000 and a taxable value of $100,000 an additional $20 annually.

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Woz's $2 bill sheets - The Engadget Show

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(APPLE co-founder) Steve Wozniak prints his own pads of $2 bills... and spends them.
Steve Wozniak, "You can get arrested for them, but you cannot get convicted because you are in the right."

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