The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

January 2021

@danheld @aantonop Twitter should auto hide replies from accounts that block you.

via Twitter for Android in reply to danheld

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
twitter.com/ianmSC/status/…

via Twitter for Android

“In the short run the market is a voting machine, but in the long run it is a weighing machine.”

- Benjamin Graham

via Twitter for Android

You don’t know how much fiat truly exists.
You don’t know how much gold truly exists.
You don’t even know how many..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uU

via Twitter Web App

You’re here because you know something. What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entir..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qO

via Twitter for Android

lopp Going long on bitcoin is going short on @jpmorgan and the like. There are no bailouts for you here, bankers. twitter.com/CNBCnow/status…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:53 PM, Jan 30th, 2021 via Twitter for Android)

It’s not possible to withdraw bitcoin from Robinhood; this is the next best option to free your funds. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

via Twitter for Android

ProtonMail Want to know exactly what information and how much of it Google, Facebook, Tinder (and others) have on you? JustGet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FY

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 5:02 PM, Jan 30th, 2021 via Twitter for Android)

“Hello <user>,

We are migrating to a new system and will have to generate a new account for you. We will send your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Js

via Twitter Web App

Overheard in a recent client services meeting:

“How do I address an anonymous client professionally when they set..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ks

via Twitter Web App

@Chris_AF_ Casa only ever has 1 key to the multisig - never enough to block a user from spending their funds. We pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W9

via Twitter Web App in reply to Chris_AF_

Free markets don’t need overseers for protection.

Free markets just need transparency and to let fools get rekt.

via Twitter for Android

Mr. Boy just learned his first lesson in the perils of using trusted third parties. twitter.com/mikedemarais/s…

via Twitter Web App

@souljaboy All you have to do is relocate to Russia, Mr. Boy

via Twitter Web App in reply to souljaboy

@primex001 It’s not /great/, though to be fair they would not be able to censor traffic between nodes on the tor ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oi

via Twitter Web App in reply to primex001

We’re gonna need wider on-ramps.

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@iaintbishop @CasaHODL Unfortunately, selling is the only way out.

via Twitter Web App in reply to iaintbishop

The lockdowns have given people more time to research how the world works.

The lockdowns are fueling their frustration.

via Twitter Web App

Those libertarian lunatics you can’t stand are going to keep building Fuck You technology and you’re going to like it.

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Information wants to be free
Markets want to be free
People want to be free
Freedom will win

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Fuckin’ posers. Real crypto exchanges don’t halt, they only crash due to overwhelming demand. twitter.com/DeItaone/statu…

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Bitcoin /is/ the money. The only way you “take it off the table” is by taking it away from risky third parties and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VR

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@crypto Central bankers need to be prepared to get rekt, warns cypherpunk.

via Twitter Web App in reply to crypto

If you “owned” bitcoin on Robinhood last week, you were naive.

If you “own” bitcoin on Robinhood today, you’re a moron.

via Twitter for Android

Elon won’t take us to the moon.

We’re headed to Mars now.

via Twitter for Android

That aged well. Sorry Scott, no dip for you. twitter.com/CoinDesk/statu…

via Twitter for Android

Folks spent a decade saying Bitcoin was a scam.

Now they’re realizing they had their money parked in scams the whole time.

via Twitter for Android

Not your stock certificate?
Not your stock.

via Twitter Web App

Welcome to the desert of the real, retail investors. pic.twitter.com/ynAX0mOP4w

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buy bitcoin
short banks
self custody
resist censorship
twitter.com/WSBChairman/st…

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There’s a word for games that are pointless to play because the rules are perpetually at risk of being rewritten.

It’s called politics.

via Twitter Web App

starkness 2008: Too big to fail

2021: Too small to win

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:39 PM, Jan 28th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

@_JustinMoon_ pink sheets
shitcoins
meme stonks

history doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme…

via Twitter Web App in reply to _JustinMoon_

All this talk of chicken tendies is making me peckish.

via Twitter Web App

The central points of failure are pissing off the masses. twitter.com/Slasher/status…

via Twitter Web App

GrapheneOS An experimental version of our web-based installer for GrapheneOS is now available:

grapheneos.org/install/web

This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1a

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:55 AM, Jan 28th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Long freedom
Long transparency
Short conspiracy
Short authority

via Twitter Web App

WSBChairman They can only control us because we use their currency.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:17 AM, Jan 28th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Don’t forget to withdraw your stocks from exchanges to the security of self custody.

Oh wait

via Twitter Web App

Imagine the value of systems architected to provide confidence that their rules can’t be changed arbitrarily.

via Twitter Web App

One thing that DeFi does right in comparison to traditional markets is allowing folks to get rekt when they do stup..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zh

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Watch who changes the rules when they start losing. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

via Twitter for Android

Your comms channels have been deemed too dangerous to the elites. twitter.com/WSBChairman/st…

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Free the markets from the manipulators who turn them off on a whim! pic.twitter.com/AeH2x235uu

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The democratization of finance will turn every market into a shitcoin casino. Fuck fundamentals; respekt da pump!

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If @wallstreetbets folks find fun in wrecking hedge funds, wait til they figure out how to wreck central banks.

via Twitter for Android

Govt agencies can only afford to go whale hunting. They lack the tools to capture a school of piranhas. twitter.com/twobitidiot/st…

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How can you take any market seriously if it can’t even maintain several 9s of uptime this day in age.

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NASDAQ just exposed a vulnerability; spool up the botnets boiz! twitter.com/DeItaone/statu…

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Government agencies perpetually struggle to keep up with the results of technological advancement. The real questio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3n

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This may be the year in which the crowd realizes it can beat Wall Street at its own game.

via Twitter for Android

“Twitter is a war zone.” - @elonmusk

via Twitter Web App

@cameron @elonmusk Isn’t Elon already on the SEC’s naughty list?

via Twitter Web App in reply to cameron

Bitcoin isn’t volatile.
Everything else is.

via Twitter Web App

There are two types of Bitcoin analysts. pic.twitter.com/TLuLyellKF

via Twitter Web App

CasaHODL 📈🤯 Casa is growing!

We’re looking for a QA Specialist to help drive improvement and add polish to Casa’s entire pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t4

via Hootsuite Inc. (retweeted on 10:51 AM, Jan 26th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

What’s the updated figure for how many billions of dollars in opportunity cost Bitmain paid by choosing to support..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6M

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@DanDarkPill EMPEROR on the front
BITCOIN on the rear

via Twitter for Android in reply to DanDarkPill

@nvk Debt is just money we owe ourselves.

All you need to do to escape is GFY.

via Twitter for Android in reply to nvk

@DanDarkPill How dare you speak ill of the Emperor of Bitcoin!

via Twitter for Android in reply to DanDarkPill

Guess who’s back?
Back again…
Dark Pill’s back…
Tell a friend!
twitter.com/DanDarkPill/st…

via Twitter Web App

Fiat Market Cap: 3,466,814,368 BTC
BTC Dominance: 0.54 %

via Twitter Web App in reply to lopp

@WhalePanda We have naturally occurring organic halts called infrastructure crashes.

via Twitter Web App in reply to WhalePanda

Q: What happens to Bitcoin if the internet stops working?
A: Don’t worry about it, you’ll probably be dead or struggling to survive.

via Twitter Web App

Q: Why do you consider _____ a shitcoin?
A: Usually because they failed to prioritize the most important principle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wU

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New Bitcoin Resources page is now live; who did we miss? lopp.net/bitcoin-inform…

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@NeerajKA @Grayscale Looks like @NeerajKAfood is going to be able to afford better ingredients.

via Twitter Web App in reply to NeerajKA

Sonnenshein 📣 : @Grayscale is picking up the baton from @krakenfx. We’re donating $1 million to @coincenter and pl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZE

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:13 AM, Jan 25th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Some people are storing millions of dollars on a single sheet of paper. 😬 twitter.com/Dogetoshi/stat…

via Twitter Web App

Capitulation by /r/investing. This has been a long time coming. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

via Twitter for Android

@GeorgeBLE17 @Sonnenshein @Grayscale Nah, I’m generally in favor of decentralized open source projects that don’t s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fc

via Twitter Web App in reply to GeorgeBLE17

@FulgorSedano6 Precedent has already been set that there are catastrophic cases where that is acceptable. Take, for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…je

via Twitter for Android in reply to FulgorSedano6

@FulgorSedano6 Immutability is an attribute, a subset of consensus. I’d say it’s a major Schelling point for Bitcoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bD

via Twitter for Android in reply to FulgorSedano6

I don’t have faith in Bitcoin. My world view is based upon the assumption that individuals generally act in rationa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…16

via Twitter for Android

@NoahPierau @Frances_Coppola Faith implies that it’s devoid of logic. My perspective is based upon game theory and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0m

via Twitter for Android in reply to NoahPierau

lopp @Frances_Coppola The first time folks tried to change the issuance schedule was in 2012. There will surely be plent..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uq

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:57 PM, Jan 24th, 2021 via Twitter for Android)

@jillruthcarlson The newer the “crypto” you’re using, the lower the expectations I’d have for UX given that it’s li..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3k

via Twitter for Android in reply to jillruthcarlson

@BobLoukas @josephskewes @Frances_Coppola Folks can talk about it ad nauseum but the fact of the matter is that no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uh

via Twitter for Android in reply to BobLoukas

@goorha @Frances_Coppola ROFL they are free to fork off and bitcoiners will happily dump the shitcoin fork in excha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p8

via Twitter for Android in reply to goorha

@josephskewes @Frances_Coppola Any change is theoretically possible if you can gain consensus for it. I suspect few..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qn

via Twitter for Android in reply to josephskewes

@Frances_Coppola The first time folks tried to change the issuance schedule was in 2012. There will surely be plent..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uq

via Twitter for Android in reply to Frances_Coppola

No speculation required. My nodes enforce the rules to which I agree. You can’t force me to change the rules I enfo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d4

via Twitter for Android

This may be controversial, but I have decided it’s time to add an “Art” section to my Bitcoin Resources. Please add..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3t

via Twitter Web App

@lightcoin Haven’t looked into it, will check it out.

via Twitter for Android in reply to lightcoin

Q: How do I use cloud storage safely?
A: You have to ensure that your files are encrypted before they leave your ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dz

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My second biggest complaint about taxes is that the taxpayer does not get to directly choose how funds are allocate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eL

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@kevinschawinski @TheStalwart Satoshi became irrelevant when they stopped contributing a decade ago. Those who wors..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ct

via Twitter Web App in reply to kevinschawinski

It’s odd that banks treat employment as if it’s guaranteed, but entrepreneurship based income is too risky. It’s th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sO

via Twitter for Android

No one gives alpha away.

Remember that the next time you see people posting price prediction charts.

via Twitter for Android

Is it ironic that the woman who made Bernie’s mittens says her mitten business was crushed by taxes?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mo

via Twitter for Android

@intangiblecoins Enough fun and games; it time to crush this dumbass.

via Twitter Web App in reply to intangiblecoins

mikebelshe A year ago @CalvinAyre threatened @BitGo after we dropped BSV. We dropped it because the genius BSV devs broke thei..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ms

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:14 PM, Jan 23rd, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Q: Why did Satoshi choose an upper limit of 21,000,000 BTC?
A: The limiting factor is the max value of a 64 bit int..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rJ

via Twitter for Android

“I never learned anything while I was talking.”

- Larry King, RIP

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bitcoin-cli getblock 00000000000000ecbbff6bafb7efa2f7df05b227d5c73dca8f2635af32a2e949 0 | tail -c+92167 | for ((o=0..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0I

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@robot__dreams Fun fact I learned recently. BIP39 actually recommends AGAINST rejecting seed phrases with an invali..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5Z

via Twitter Web App in reply to robot__dreams

@DannyDeafDavis 90min blocks happen every few weeks IIRC. longer than that is quite rare.

via Twitter Web App in reply to DannyDeafDavis

There will be a point at which we refer to this current period as The Good Old Days.

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If you are truly a soldier boy, shouldn’t you join the LINK Marines or the XRP Army?
twitter.com/souljaboy/stat…

via Twitter for Android

No need for fancy words and lengthy explanations, @TheStalwart. It’s Fuck You Money. twitter.com/Quicktake/stat…

via Twitter for Android

@Excellion She’s just bad at Twitter. Her thinking was explained much better in the @WhatBitcoinDid episode. IIRC w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vk

via Twitter Web App in reply to Excellion

@mcnally_steve It can be, but social security is a ponzi scheme that is enforced via threats of violence rather tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CS

via Twitter Web App in reply to mcnally_steve

Worth noting that malicious actors can build Ponzi schemes ON TOP of the Bitcoin protocol. This is yet another reas..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pK

via Twitter Web App

@flyosity For real. I used to work with him and had extensive conversations with him about his views.

via Twitter Web App in reply to flyosity

Not only is Bitcoin NOT a Ponzi scheme, it is one of the few available investments that is provably NOT a Ponzi sc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…c9

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@paoloardoino I’ve seen how many commits you make 👀

via Twitter Web App in reply to paoloardoino

@BitsComplicated @CalvinAyre I would STRONGLY urge you to develop critical thinking skills.

via Twitter Web App in reply to BitsComplicated

Can’t believe that a bunch of you still follow our brainwashed and delusional former colleague. twitter.com/ryanxcharles/s…

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Newbies who get excited or panicked over double digit percentage swings in bitcoin’s exchange rate are adorable. We..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9O

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@wintercooled @BitMEXResearch It’s a matter of time and perspective. There are, for example, plenty of weak chains..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OA

via Twitter Web App in reply to wintercooled

Unlearn govt sanctioned economics at lopp.net/bitcoin-inform…
Deflation & Liberty
Economics in One Lesson
Human Acti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eR

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@RaoulGMI L-BTC
RBTC
WBTC
tBTC
renBTC

For obvious reasons. Best money, different platforms.

via Twitter for Android in reply to RaoulGMI

@mmviii_2008 @slush @slush_pool Scammer’s gonna scam. Could be using this to run some affinity scam on the side.

via Twitter for Android in reply to mmviii_2008

Laughably bad bullshit claim. Pooled mining didn’t even exist before November 2010 when @slush launched what is now..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nd

via Twitter for Android

@kyletorpey LOL I forgot about that guy. Looks like he blocked me.

via Twitter for Android in reply to kyletorpey

elonmusk Am donating $100M towards a prize for best carbon capture technology

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:27 PM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter for Android)

I bet there’s a huge unexplored market for NFTs of chainsaw ice sculptures.

via Twitter for Android

Strike down one Bitcoin instance and ten thousand will take its place. This is antifragility.

via Twitter Web App

DigitalAssets The Bitcoin White Paper by Satoshi Nakamoto laid the foundation for a groundbreaking peer-to-peer electronic cash s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…my

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:16 PM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Bitcoin doesn’t need heroes
Bitcoin doesn’t need leaders
Bitcoin gets fucking legends
twitter.com/orionwl/status…

via Twitter Web App

lopp Whale patiently waiting for you to panic sell your bitcoin. pic.twitter.com/Sch6ctpOeq

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:57 PM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

Contribute
Contribute to an idea
Contribute to a cause
Contribute to a timeless project
Contribute and you can never die

via Twitter Web App

hasufl New Article: Was there a Bitcoin double spend on Jan 20, 2021?
insights.deribit.com/market-researc…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:21 PM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

The ecosystem will not be bullied by you and your pet plagiarist, @CalvinAyre. We are legion.

via Twitter Web App

@danheld Bitcoin literally grows on merkle trees.

via Twitter Web App in reply to danheld

@vagarywheels @CasaHODL Not all all, though we don’t have support for languages other than English at this time.

via Twitter Web App in reply to vagarywheels

CasaHODL 🎉New Year, new Casa App feature updates!

Learn more about our January product updates, including some of our 🔝 cus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BX

via Hootsuite Inc. (retweeted on 10:46 AM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

The big boys aren’t dumb. They will FUD the hell out of bitcoin if it benefits them to get cheap coins. Don’t fall for it.

via Twitter Web App

Somebody wants a bigger dip to buy… twitter.com/CoinDesk/statu…

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@rjurney Pretty much. He’s been caught in so many lies you’d be a fool to believe anything he claims.

via Twitter Web App in reply to rjurney

@rjurney What $180M? Are you referring to the Tulip Trust? That whole thing is just another made up story.

via Twitter Web App in reply to rjurney

@rjurney It’s a long con that has been going for over 5 years. It’s just annoying at this point. If you really want..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5T

via Twitter Web App in reply to rjurney

@CElston My entire site is open source and could be spooled up on a new host in a matter of minutes. github.com/jlopp/lopp.net

via Twitter Web App in reply to CElston

@keremtibuk Honeybadger is still an apt metaphor, though I like cyber swarm more. I believe it encapsulates the HOW..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xH

via Twitter Web App in reply to keremtibuk

A lone hornet doesn’t stand a chance against a predator.
A swarm of cyber hornets can defend against anything.

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As Bitcoin continues to grow, become more valuable, and threaten more incumbents, expect the volume and severity of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XD

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morcosa @midmagic @lopp This shouldn’t be one developers fight.

chaincode.com/bitcoin.pdf

twitter.com/orionwl/status…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:21 AM, Jan 21st, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

@CalvinAyre As usual his shenanigans will backfire. Gonna be hilarious to see an explosion of web sites hosting the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CL

via Twitter Web App in reply to CalvinAyre

I’ve hosted the Bitcoin whitepaper for years. I eagerly await my lawsuit. The fraud who does not deserve to be name..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ME

via Twitter for Android

The cool thing about creatine is you can sneak it into anything from bone broth to wine.

via Twitter Web App

@DCAndrew26 @POTUS @Free_Ross The fake ones that were orchestrated by corrupt federal agents? Suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuure

via Twitter Web App in reply to DCAndrew26

@DCAndrew26 @POTUS @Free_Ross I mean yeah, everyone convicted of nonviolent drug crimes should be released. I suspe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rv

via Twitter Web App in reply to DCAndrew26

The appropriate response to “most bitcoin transactions are for illicit purposes” is not “no no no you see it’s real..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bL

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Yo @POTUS, it’s never too early to @Free_Ross if you give a damn about justice.

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@AlyssaHertig A programmer is a masochist who perpetually hates her ignorant former self.

via Twitter Web App in reply to AlyssaHertig

If you sell your bitcoin because Janet Yellen made negative remarks about it then you really, really don’t get it.

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nine pages
3,641 words
21,443 characters
to reimagine finance
lopp.net/pdf/bitcoin.pdf

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@yolothehan It’s an evergreen tweet that applies to all new politicians 😉

via Twitter Web App in reply to yolothehan

@yolothehan So you’d agree he made folks poorer and less free…

via Twitter for Android in reply to yolothehan

The new politicians are going to make you poorer and less free. The only question is by how much.

via Twitter for Android

The folks who believe the new politician is going to solve their problems are as foolish as the folks who thought t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gc

via Twitter for Android

Corporate bitcoin treasuries are a nice start, but if corporations don’t self custody then they are putting their f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mg

via Twitter Web App

@OrangeSwell BSV’s value is for entertainment purposes only.

via Twitter for Android in reply to OrangeSwell

The most important thing is that we’re all having fun.

via Twitter for Android

achow101 I’m launching a Bitcoin Core usage survey: survey.alchemer.com/s3/6081474/8ac…

The survey will help us learn about who, how, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vp

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 6:24 PM, Jan 19th, 2021 via Twitter for Android)

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