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Comment Re:Not just bitcoin (Score 2) 157

All currencies are fiat currencies. I mean seriously - do you not understand how gold standards work? It's not like there is a "free market" for gold. It's called a gold standard because a governing authority agrees to say a particular currency is worth X amount of gold.

Further, gold standards have nothing to do with internal economics. Gold standard or not, banking, credit creation, sovereign creation, and taxation works the same. A gold standard simply restricts exchange rates so that one country can't competitively devalue.

Regardless, all money has value because of a government fiat, regardless of what it is.

Comment Re:Fair point (Score 1) 549

And most people are wrong. Violence has nothing to do with the availability of weapons, and everything to do with the IQ of a population group. The lower the IQ, the less impulse control of the populace.

You will notice that promiscuity, STD rates, and violence are all tightly correlated. When you adjust for food availability, so too is obesity. All involve impulse control.

Tell us about your Aboriginals.

Comment Re:Anti-Hillary is not Pro-Trump (Score 1) 867

One can make many valid criticisms of Adolf Hitler, but it cannot be denied that he was first modern politician who used television and theater in a unique way that has been adopted by pretty much every government since that time. He was a first rate political organizer who literally took over one of the largest countries in Europe not 10 years after he was sitting in prison for treason.

Anyone who seeks to persuade the masses, which is essential for democracy to function, would be a fool not to study the methods and tactics of Adolf Hitler.

In any event, you're also very ignorant of that era. There is quite literally no comparison between Hitler's anti-Semitism and ending open borders. According to the UN charter, every nation on earth has the legal right to decide who or who does not live in their borders for whatever reason. Moreover, this is in fact what every nation on earth does, except for the United States.

What I find funny about you people is you really don't know anything about how international politics really functions. The United Nations was founded to create a global currency to prevent the competitive currency devaluation that exporters like Germany and Japan used to gain a competitive advantage. It was believed this was the true origin of World War II. I won't debate that here, but from the very first UN conference where Keynes' presented his Bancor concept, the goal has been to manage exchange rates based on a number of factors. You manage exchange rates by limiting the rate of increase in the supply of money.

How do you calculate the fair increase? Obviously, population growth has to be part of the equation.

Put simply, you cannot have open borders and the coming UN exchange rate system. It's not possible. Thus this theater.

Comment I only have an Iphone and Windows Phone (Score 1) 395

I never will understand why people use android. Yes, the google integration is convenient, but the performance of the phones is terrible. I bought a brand new Samsung 1.5 years ago, and by this time last year, the thing had slowed to a crawl. Every single Android phone for years has been like this, to the point things like answering calls and texts or entering a girl's number in your phone is a challenge.

So I got an IPhone 6S and a Lumia 950 just to check out the alternatives as I only had used android smartphones since the blackberry days. The iPhone interface is bland, and the sea of icons is cumbersome, but the apps are fast, plentiful, and I never have problems with crashes or slowdowns impeding normal activity. Windows 10 is a much better user experience, with a far more intuitive interface that is often even faster than iPhone, but the apps are lacking.

Android is just pure garbage. Mind boggling we have to deal with this.

Comment Re:AM could be a honeypot (Score 1) 450

I believe it is safe to say virtually all major internet sites that gather data are intelligence assets. Google was initially founded with enormous amounts of DoD grants, for example. Personally, I was always suspicious of google as it really just came out of nowhere. The results were better, true, but it was the speed of the site that just seemed bizarre. Alta Vista was the best in those days - a technology showcase of one of the largest server manufacturers in the world. How did some Jews from Stanford get enough loot to go up against DEC?

Even something like Bitcoin, if you look into it, is rather comical. Bitcoin is entirely insecure, and has an entire transaction history publically available for the "coin". It was designed to be tracked, undoubtedly to control the black market.

The internet has, at this stage, proven to be a curse. A real shame.

Comment Re:The mass hysteria ... (Score 2, Insightful) 282

Actually, this kind of delusion that you espouse is a primary example of the effectiveness of mass media propaganda. You are repeating the indoctrination presented in every single university, and most lower schools. You are repeating the same narrative shown on every single television channel. And one commonly found in science fiction.

Yet, you perceive yourself as being outside the mainstream, when you are repeating the very religion of the people who rule over you. You in fact do not deviate in any substantive way from the ideology of the billionaires who buy your politicians, fund your research institutions and universities, and control your media propaganda.

"wingnuts". Common folk with no money or influence who wield no power over you, and simply are tired of clowns such as yourself telling them how stupid they are for not swallowing all the propaganda shoved down their throats. That is who you attack. You are a fool.

It's really extraordinary how common such madness pervades America. Fortunately, most people like yourself are physically weak, cowardly, and so utterly atomized you have no allies in any substantive sense. You are utterly dependent upon The System to maintain your sheep like existence, and ultimately to protect you.

When the next civil war comes, people such as yourself will simply die. You have no place in a civilized society, except as a slave. Thanks to technology, people such as yourself are economically obsolete and a danger to social order as idleness breeds discontent in your kind.

Comment Re:This wasn't delayed by injustice (Score -1, Troll) 134

This was indeed quite just. Jews spread lies and perversion wherever they have power, and severely discriminate against others. Universities during the third reich were just like here. Jews were a tiny fraction of the population, yet were 30% of the student body and often the majority of teachers.

For 2,000 years, almost all people of the world have extricated this cancer from their nations, and so it will continue.

Sieg Heil!

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