Criticism of Bitcoin by Bloomberg regards the future of the Bitcoin system.
By Matthew Zeitlin Apr 4, 2013 10:29 AM ETRead more »
FTA: "... In the middle of a presidential campaign, Hurricane Sandy has put Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on the sidelines, reminding us how much we count on mayors and governors to protect us, to rescue us and to keep our streets, buses, subways, airports and commuter rails running. After a season of debates about the deficit, taxes and health care, Americans have discovered that they cannot survive without government: to provide clean water, reliable transportation systems, and emergency services when floods, fires and power outages force them to abandon their homes.Read more »
It's so FRUSTRATING when people cannot comprehend the simplicity of Free Market Economics. I wish I could send then all Economics 101 and any Peter Schiff books... Someone needs to get education on real economics in these government mandated schools or we will yet again be another "Roman Empire."
The indoctrination is so wide spread and common, it will be *nearly* impossible to turn around in our life time. Might as well find a way to bring reality to the young masses, even if it is through their system.Read more »
In listening to FTL daily I often hear the hosts mention articles or websites they have been to in reference to a current topic. Is it possible to provide links for these on each episodes page? Sometimes I'm not listening the day of the episode and when I go to look for a particular article it's not front page anymore and or was never submitted as show prep. It would be nice. That is all, thank you.Read more »
The strain of E. coli that has killed at least 25 people and sickened more than 2,600 others in Europe is a terrifying reminder that killer microbes lurk in places where we least expect them. Though it is not a reason to panic, this incident should force us to rethink some important food safety issues.
One good place to start would be to completely ban the sale of raw milk and juice.Read more »
I understand that there re many complaints about how the police react to people using cameras to record their actions, but you need to understand what goes through distorted mind.
To you and any other normal person, you are simply being peaceful and recording them using a non threatening camera.
To the police officer, they see an object containing glass, circuits, plastic, aluminum, steel, and death. And thus they get scared and conferscate your cameras and put you in a cage.
If it makes sense, as Paul Krugman and others argue, for Greece to ditch the euro, then Jerry Brown should think about itRead more »
A journalist reflects on the recent WikiLeaks video that shows a Reuters photojournalist killed by US troops in an Apache helicopter.Read more »
At the beginning of the last decade, there was great excitement about the future of medicine. Advances in biotechnology, nanotechnology, diagnostics, information technology, stem cell treatments, vaccines, and organ transplants were poised to radically improve the health prospects of Americans. Looking back from 2020, we can see that most of these major biomedical advances failed to materialize. What happened? Three words: health care reform.Read more »
One of the distinguishing characteristics of statists is their inability to take responsibility for their failures. The fault always lies elsewhere. Two of the best examples of this phenomenon are the welfare state and the warfare state.Read more »
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