Posted tagged ‘Government E-Currency’

Must Reads For The Week 2/21/15

February 21, 2015
The pen is mightier than the sword...

 The pen is mightier than the sword… (Photo credit: mbshane)

What Are The College Degrees That Are Worth More Than Decades Of Job Experience, at economicpolicyjournal.com. Think twice before you go into debt for a college degree that won’t land you a job that pays enough to service that debt.

The Crony College Text Book Sector, at economicpolicyjournal.com. College students are paying through the nose for text books, on top of what they are accumulating in debt for being indoctrinated while in College.

BIZARRE: Government Panel Says Consider Planet Before You Eat, at targetliberty.com. When will this “recommendation” by the Department Of Health And Human Services and the Agriculture Department become a “mandate” backed by government force? The global warming hoax along with Obamacare have opened the door for bureaucratic totalitarians to tell you what you can and can’t eat.

Federal Reserve Economist Calls For Government E-Currency To Replace Bitcoin, at targetliberty.com. Two excerpts from the article. “If the government attempts to takeover the e-currency space, tracking of individuals via their money trails will reach spectacular new levels of intrusion.” and “Always keep in mind the Swiss proverb: “Gold has no smell.” It means it can’t be tracked. It is the ultimate libertarian currency (along with silver) and a great alternative to government created money. That’s why governments hate it.”

Leading Anti-Gun Attorney Arrested After Airport Security Found Hand Gun In Carry On, by John Lott, at johnrlott.blogspot.com. Do as I say not as I do.

Always Keep Your Eye On Production, by Bryan Caplin, at econlog.econlib.org. Production comes before consumption. You can’t consume something that has yet to be produced. No amount of money printing can change this reality.

How To Teach Kids About Socialism, by Pedro Gonzales, at americanthinker.com. This is a great way to show them about how intrusive government truly is.

Secret Stash Of Moon Artifacts Found Hidden In Neil Armstrong’s Closet, by Jesus Diaz, at sploid.gizmodo.com. I was so into the Apollo moon landings when I was growing up, I had to post this. The video below of  Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, who walked on the moon with Armstrong on the Apollo 11 mission, punching a guy who is bothering him about the moon landings being faked is priceless. The video is longer than what is shown below. I liked seeing a 70 something year old guy playing by a set of rules that the other guy really didn’t understand.