You assume a government free of control by outside forces.....
You can't rationally argue a person out of a position that they didn't rationally get into.
I've learned this from being married. When somebody's ego is at risk being wrong it does not matter what they are arguing. They will more than likely NOT admit they are wrong.
It's better just to say "ok" and move on to something more important.
On my lunch bag when I put it in the fridge at work I put
"Strontium-90 - RADIOACTIVE" on one side
The other I put
"LIVE SPECIMEN - BIOHAZZARD"
So if I live in flat Florida this bike would not be as effective?
Why use a Station Wagon? Why not a 747?
Sounds like (no pun intended) it would be a great place to practice insight meditation
"Not quite sure how you see the FRS as 'private' - it's a national reserve bank established by legislation. It also, crucially for this discussion, is not responsible for issuing US dollars - that's the US Department of the Treasury."
No, it's not. The Federal Reserve Board in D.C. is a government agency, but the banks themselves are private entities sanctioned by the Federal Governments.
Employees of the Federal Reserve bank of Richmond for example are NOT government employees.
"This is utter crap. With very, very few exceptions, money has always been issued by government. Governments have always imposed currency by requiring that taxes are paid in using it. Governments have always set standards for the production of money. Governments have always punished those who attempt to interfere with money."
You mean like most of the 19th century where privately issued money was the norm in the U.S.?
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If you detonate enough nukes in the stratosphere, that would create a big enough EMP to accomplish those ends.
Queue the people who will say "Bitcoin will never amount to anything"
Of course these are the same people who have said that every 6 months for years....
Probably somebody back in the Mid 90's?
did you ask if they would match the newegg price?
It's not dead yet.
They are not out of the woods, but things like price matching amazon have helped a lot. I've personally not bought from Best Buy in a long time, but recently after buying something on Amazon I checked how much it would of cost at Best Buy and realized for a little more I could of had it that day for about the same price.
Polaroid? Borders? That's old news.