Ferguson Officer Threatens to Kill Peaceful Protestor

“I’m gonna f–king kill you!” August 19, 2014 – Ferguson Police Officer who refused to identify himself, while pointing a rifle at peaceful protestors In the incident, which was videotaped, activists had noted that he had “gun rage” and was pointing his loaded weapon at unarmed peaceful demonstrators — at this point he pointed the Continue Reading →

Washington Post : Don’t say Mean Names to Cops if you want to Live

You can’t make this stuff up. “I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me.” The actual title of the article. In response to radical over zealous violence and destruction of the Constitution in #Ferguson, am LAPD officer has taken to the Washington Post to remind citizens to stay in line Continue Reading →

Lessons from Ferguson

Below is a great article from the Washington Post detailing how a new attitude and new police leader made a massive and nearly instant transformation in Ferguson. The new police commander ordered the gas masks off and the military style vehicles to stand down, he walked with the protestors and we saw an immediate change Continue Reading →

State Guaranteed Occupancy

Do you think it’s a good use of your tax dollars to have government guarantee hotel industry executives at very profitable private hotel corporations certain occupancy levels for private hotel rooms to be filled by the State? For example, the State would guarantee to fill 80%, 90% or even 100% occupancy at certain for profit Continue Reading →

Bitcoin: Why engage with Ben Lawsky?

Superintendent of Financial Services for New York, Ben Lawsky, has issued his proposed regulations for a Bitlicence governing Bitcoin businesses. I’ve warned people repeatedly about the fact that regulators are not our friends – so the onerous proposal came as no surprise. Many Bitcoiners seemed shocked and caught off guard that the proposal could be Continue Reading →

Red Mass Response to Bitcoin Article

In response to the article Tech at Night: What you need to know about the anti-liberty Bitcoin By: Neil Stevens (Diary) | June 14th, 2014 at 02:00 AM | http://www.redstate.com/2014/06/14/tech-night-need-know-anti-liberty-bitcoin/ Disappointing, there are several inaccurate statements in the article. Many people still have misunderstandings about Bitcoin. 1- No central authority is great – we don’t Continue Reading →

Another Gang Rape in India: Time for more Civil Rights?

And this week was yet another horrific gang rape in India, this time by police (again). Why does India have so many rapes? Let’s examine history. In 1858 Great Britain placed the British Raj in control of India. All Indian people were second class citizens in their own country and treated like slaves. Slaves cannot Continue Reading →

Bitcoin: I just sent money to 80 people globally from Alaska to Zanzibar – it took me 15 minutes. 100% received the money instantly without error– it cost me less than a dollar. No other system comes close.

This was fun: Bitcoin is so vastly superior to all other forms of currency and money transfer in history that it’s only difficulty is in meshing with antiquated global banking systems. I offered $1 worth of Bitcoin to Facebook friends who hadn’t used Bitcoin before here: https://www.facebook.com/bruce.fenton.page/posts/10152271254488001 Then followed up with a second offer: https://www.facebook.com/bruce.fenton.page/posts/10152277803178001 Continue Reading →

Apple Should Not Impede New Technology like Bitcoin

It has has been reported that today Apple will announce a new OS. So today is the unofficial Apple Bitcoin Campaign Day. A company who built it’s name on being innovative, bucking the trend and fostering an image of being anti-establishment should not stand in the way of a new technology that some of our Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Dubai: Juan Llanos & Bruce Fenton discuss Government Acceptance of Bitcoin