Month: February 2013

MEGA’s Next Move: Encrypted Email

Do you have a google, yahoo, AOL, MSN, hotmail, or other nonencrypted email service? Most entities keep archives of significant amounts of info you share, even privately through email. The US government has a right to view that data if

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How Popular is Bitcoin? How Big is the Bitcoin Economy?

This post was inspired by and will include an excellent discussion on the Bitcoin channel for Reddit. This post will be an attempt to calculate how many people use Bitcoin, what percent of the world that is, and how that

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Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin

As a matter of theory many current monetary thinkers, especially in the Austrian school of economics or those involved in the bleeding edge of technology including Bitcoin, have long anticipated competition to Bitcoin. We see the competition as good and

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My Thoughts on Raising Minimum Wage

A friend of mine, an intelligent one at that, recently posted on Facebook that he would raise minimum wage. He said he would do this because there are many poor people and their income rises very slowly. I didn’t even

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A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling

The case for homeschooling is simple: It produces superior results compared to public or even private schooling in virtually every statistically normalized study ever done. Here’s one comprehensive study. It achieves those results for a tiny sliver of the cost.

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Go Life For Beyonce

Beyonce says a baby’s heart beat was, “the most beautiful music I ever heard in my life.” The pregnancy ended in a miscarriage. Later she had a successful child birth. After the birth of her child Blue Ivy Carter she

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5 Arguments Against The Gun Control C.R.A.P.S.

Gun Control strategies – which I will from now on refer to as Constitutional Right to Arms Prevention Strategies (“CRAPS”) turn a safe society into a self destructive society. This article will give 5 arguments why the CRAPS are bad.

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Obamacare Section 3001 Senior Care Point System

Listen from 9:40-14:40 in the following video from Financial Issues with Dan Celia (A program played every morning on the AFR Talk radio station which I love dearly): Betsy McCaughey is one of the few people who actually read EVERY

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Societal Evolution From a Free Market Perspective

Many economists, myself included, believe that a free market optimizes societal growth. As I argue in one of my older YouTube videos I believe this to be more than simply a financial or economic growth, I believe it is a

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