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Back Off Trade Wars or Lose in 2020, Republican Senators Warn Trump

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Republican Senators are warning President Donald Trump that imposing a new set of tariffs on foreign carmakers could be his undoing. According to Politico, the Republican Senators have held several meetings and conversations on the matter with the president. In these interactions, the senators have tried to steer Trump away from imposing another set of tariffs on foreign carmakers. The senators...

Senate Republicans Mutiny, Deliver Devastating Rebuke to Lawless Trump

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The U.S. Senate voted today to block President Donald Trump's emergency declaration at the United States-Mexico border. Following a weeks-long government shutdown and stalemate with House Democrats over funding to reinforce barriers on the southern border, Donald Trump invoked the Nixon-era National Emergencies Act of 1976. Under the old law, Trump claimed the power to direct funding to barrier...

Ex-Bitcoin Skeptic Ron Paul Says Crypto Could Prevent Recession

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Retired US Congressman Ron Paul, a one-time bitcoin skeptic, called for a tax exemption on all cryptocurrencies, saying the move could prevent an economic recession. Ron Paul, the father of current United States Senator Rand Paul, made the suggestion in a blog post entitled “Trump Is Right, the Fed Is Crazy," where he blasted the Federal Reserve for manipulating interest rates. "It is likely that...

‘Dark Horse’ U.S. Presidential Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

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Andrew Yang, a “dark horse” U.S. presidential candidate running as a Democrat, tweeted that he is accepting donations in bitcoin, Ether and other cryptocurrencies for his 2020 presidential bid. Yang is a successful entrepreneur who founded an organization called Venture for America, an entrepreneurial fellowship. He authored a book called “The War on Normal People” which argues in favor of a...

Bitcoin Poses Danger to U.S. Elections, Researcher Tells Congress

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For a significant part of 2017 and even this year, social media platforms have taken a lot of heat over their alleged role in influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. And for a period of time on Tuesday during a congressional hearing, cryptocurrencies were put in the same spot -- at least with regards to the future. According to Scott Dueweke, a cybersecurity expert and the president of...

Columnist: Betting On U.S. Elections With Bitcoin Is Doable And Not Really Gambling

Betting on U.S. elections is illegal. But according to Brett Arends, a columnist for MarkeWatch, there isn’t much the government can do to stop you from betting with bitcoins. For one thing, bets can be made anonymously on offshore gambling sites. For another, bitcoins are considered property by the Internal Revenue Service, so gambling with bitcoins is like gambling with jelly beans. Arends...

Rand Paul Neuters NSA, Freedom Rejoices!

The NSA’s snooping and collection powers have been halted. Midnight just went, and the NSA lost their illegal powers to spy on US citizens and collect all their information. Rand Paul has been instrumental in protecting the liberty of Americans. The US Courts of Appeal for the 2nd Circuit, based in New York, recently addressed this issue. Whether or not section 215 of the Patriot Act can be...

The Government Could Struggle to Seize Your Bitcoin

It's one of those things you think about, but never consider a reality. It's one of those things people laugh at you for talking about in mixed company. It's one of those things that shouldn't be real in a free country, but is, and happens to the tune of millions of dollars per year in the United States. It is the untold side of the drug war which affects innocent people every week, and only...

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