Bitcoin Creates A New Type Of Property Ownership

This is an opinion editorial by Jens Bucher, a contributor at Bitcoin Magazine. Bitcoin is a topic that stirs the passions in a way few other topics, perhaps barring CrossFit or veganism, tends to do. As Bitcoin increasingly comes under attack from governments and media, it is doubly unfortunate to see passionate defenders of Bitcoin … Read more

Covid inquiry must publish interim report before next general election, MPs demand

A spokesman for the inquiry said that Lady Hallett had promised the bereaved families that there would be interim reports but “we won’t be influenced by when a general election is”. Last month The Telegraph disclosed that documents relating to the appointment of a law firm to help with the inquiry suggest its final report … Read more

Don’t Believe the Obits for Bitcoin

Photo: Umit Turhan Coskun/Zuma Press Reports of cryptocurrency’s death have been exaggerated. For those who’ve followed bitcoin since the beginning, the fall from $64,000 to $20,000 is simply another of bitcoin’s “many deaths” (one website has tracked 455 obituaries). Those who bought at the top are asking why bitcoin is only $20,000. This question would … Read more

El Salvador’s bitcoin-backing president asks for patience as crypto sinks

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — El Salvador’s bitcoin-boosting president has asked people to be patient after the price of the cryptocurrency fell below $20,000 — less than half the price the government paid. According to the tracking site, El Salvador under President Nayib Bukele’s administration has spent about $105 million on bitcoin BTCUSD, +16.14%, … Read more

FBI says fraud on LinkedIn a ‘significant threat’ to platform and consumers

SAN FRANCISCO — Fraudsters who exploit LinkedIn to lure users into cryptocurrency investment schemes pose a “significant threat” to the platform and consumers, according to Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento, California, field offices. “It’s a significant threat,” Ragan said in an exclusive interview. “This type of … Read more

‘My son sees what I put up with – I tell him to turn off the news’

That – and watching her father’s business blossom under Thatcher’s rule. “It was just a fascinating time for us. We’re a very humble working class family and our lives changed in the 1980s. “I remember when Mum and Dad first put an extension on that house and I remember my father saying to me: ‘We … Read more

Who will be on 2022 ballot in South Florida for Legislature?

Members of the Florida House of Representatives work during a legislative session, Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee. Wilfredo Lee PA Four state senators and seven state representatives from South Florida are likely to run unopposed this year after the state’s candidate qualifying period closed Friday at noon. In Miami-Dade County, GOP … Read more

The Tory assault on buy-to-let is another step on the road to socialism

Another day, another anti-market measure from our Conservative Government. Yesterday’s White Paper on the private rented sector is another installation in the familiar story: the Government deserts Conservative principles; the Opposition criticizes it for not going far enough; and politics moves further to the Left. To understand the problem, you have to go back 150 … Read more

Your 401(k) Is Sagging. Bitcoin Won’t Fix It.

Janet Yellen isn’t a HODLer. You probably shouldn’t be one either. The Treasury Secretary said last week that it would be reasonable for Congress to regulate whether cryptocurrency belongs in retirement accounts. At the moment, digital assets fall into a legal gray area when it comes to pensions. Back in March the Labor Department, which … Read more

Politics as usual: Exhibit of century-old editorial cartoons show how politics never really change | Entertainment/Life

Visit the Old State Capitol’s exhibit, “Running for Office: Candidates, Campaigns, and the Cartoons of Clifford Berryman,” and your eyes automatically will be drawn to the elephant on the golf course, not to mention the donkey with his own golf club hunkering down behind a bunker. A sampling of the exhibit, ‘Running for Office: Candidates, … Read more