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February 2022

There is no such thing as intrinsic value. Bitcoin would have no value if not for humans’ desire for power and inev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…T8

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@coinblazed Against individuals, sure. But calling for deplatforming all citizens of a country due to the decisions..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aj

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cancel culture is just extrajudicial sanctions
change my mind

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You know, I bet @elonmusk could get you some rockets too… twitter.com/FedorovMykhail…

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@notgrubles dangit robosats6tkf3eva7x2voqso3a5wcorsnw34jveyxfqi2fu7oyheasid dot onion

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This looks interesting. Robosats is a Lightning-based, tor-only, peer to peer, KYC-free exchange. It uses HODL invo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sz

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I don’t know if bitcoin will go up.
I only know fiat will go down.
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@PeterMcCormack *squints*

Clearly you belong in Peterborough anyway.

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jespow 6/6 Besides, if we were going to voluntarily freeze financial accounts of residents of countries unjustly attacking..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qa

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WAR PROPAGANDISTS DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW THIS ONE SIMPLE TRICK:

reverse image search

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@ecurrencyhodler What if it was because he was effectively shielding the teacher’s view of you since he was in front.

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Me: maybe don’t advocate actions that could be construed as war crimes?

War Twitter: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wl

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@Loki78501835 @steida Congratulations, you managed to fit 3 grammatical errors into a single tweet.

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@BearenstainBear @PeterMcCormack He’s clearly advocating mass theft from civilians without any due process. Not much wiggle room there.

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@steida If you are incapable of making a cogent argument, you shall not be missed.

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@Thormax20 I am, of course, referring to asset seizure which is tantamount to theft.

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Under the 1949 Geneva Conventions, collective punishment is a war crime.

Should financial weaponization targeted a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mu

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You never know
when
where
why
or how
a politician may call for your assets to be seized.
twitter.com/FedorovMykhail…

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@xxthcenturyboy There will always be centralizing and decentralizing forces at play. I think one of the stronger de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nt

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As financial systems continue to be weaponized, eventually everyone will realize the inevitable end game.

The opti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k3

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@_myexitstrategy @netflix @SenWarren Don’t be ridiculous; they aren’t increasing prices because they’re greedy - th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S9

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Looks like @netflix is bumping their prices by 11% this year after bumping them by 13% just last year.

“this updat..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kT

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@king_Eddybtc Unclear; went to a local lab and paid for one and they don’t seem to say anywhere what method they use. May be proprietary.

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Suspected I caught the ‘vid in December when I was coughing for 3 days, but antigen test at the time was negative…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W2

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@DrCryptoNo Blockchain length is irrelevant.
The only thing that matters is which chain is “heaviest” AKA which one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G5

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@SuperflyBradley A GPG signed message would be optimal, but no one’s gonna do that.

In general I think if the enti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3E

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lopp Them: “You don’t need guns, we’ll keep you safe.”

Me: “Weapons are part of my religion.” pic.twitter.com/u40MRXgBqn

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Do not send bitcoin to addresses you see in tweets without additional out-of-band verification that the account has not been compromised.

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Don’t trust info from randos on social media.

Especially if the info is coming from a war zone.

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@pete_rizzo_ @MtGox What’s crazy is that Coinbase has 3X as much BTC today.

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And there it is. This isn’t even the first fake Ukraine war story that has used footage from video games. snopes.com/fact-check/is-…

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Everybody loves an underdog, but I’m pretty confident the Ghost of Kyiv story is war propaganda. twitter.com/Classical_Ali/…

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If you really want to put economic pressure on Russia then you should invest in energy sovereignty and stop buying their oil.

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@Hunt009Hunt Sounds like they got in for the wrong reasons.

Nonetheless, that’s not really related to shorting. Ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hs

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Whoa I didn’t know that student loan programs offer different terms based upon your race. twitter.com/SenWarren/stat…

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Bitcoin will continue to trade like a risk-on asset until the paper handed traders are sufficiently rekt.

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@Hunt009Hunt Have any evidence to support that claim?

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@DomagojPetrovic I could understand making such a claim regarding naked short selling, but not shorting in general…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6R

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@jerrybrito sounds like Mr. Opinion hasn’t learned about Bitcoin Citadels

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@DomagojPetrovic Feel free to explain how shorting is “dishonest.”

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“Don’t lend out your bitcoin because you’re helping people short the market” is a terrible argument, IMO.

In fact,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0R

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@Arthur_van_Pelt Remember the $20 paycoin floor they promised?

GAWsome!

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When will folks learn that funding controversial organizations requires censorship resistant money. blog.patreon.com/on-the-removal…

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@CoinDesk @jp_koning @turbotax fuck your divisive bullshit framing
have a nice day

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Romance scams are a $500M per year industry and such scammers are adopting crypto at a fast pace. Don’t send your m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dB

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Many folks foolishly view bitcoin as just another asset to trade.

Their fear is your opportunity.

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CasaHODL Can a nation really ban ?

Learn more about why that’s complicated and what you can do to stay safe in this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hV

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Every time you sell you’re funding state sanctioned violence. HODL! twitter.com/CoinDesk/statu…

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The keyboard is mightier than the sword.

But it doesn’t hurt to keep a well-stocked armory.

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Deflationary supply + consistent demand… pic.twitter.com/fY95kmjUbe

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CasaHODL LIVE NOW!

twitter.com/i/spaces/1mnxe…

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CasaHODL Wanna hear a joke? Governments think they can ban 😂

Join us at 3 p.m. EST for a fireside chat on what to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hC

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welcome to web3 where every click is a taxable event

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@JeremyRubin pretty sure there was a guy who sold “shares” of himself years ago and it didn’t end well

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Amazed that after 2 years of lockdowns, folks with huge audiences are still doing video conferences with their bed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TW

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Reputation is what people think of you.
Character is what you truly are.

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If your life is more important than your principles, you’ll sacrifice your principles.

If your principles are more..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0O

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feeling cute
might hire a chief noncompliance officer

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Canada’s financial oppression is a wake-up call to the western world.

And yet… demand for bitcoin hasn’t meaning..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zI

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They hate self custody and censorship resistance because it curtails their ability to conduct financial terrorism. twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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imagine walking into court and explaining you signed the wrong contract and want a do-over
twitter.com/dubz0922/statu…

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@NeerajKA probably the most effective way to drain the swamp tbh

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DocumentingBTC Since the blockchain is available online for all to see, you, as a owner, don’t actually “hold” i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0Q

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@AnitaPosch @DidierBorel1 @dhh This sounds like a variant of Naval’s quote kinda mashed up with my quote about it b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7H

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New Bitcoin scaling whitepaper just dropped: “CoinPool: efficient off-chain payment pools for Bitcoin”
coinpool.dev/v0.1.pdf

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The Bitcoin evangelist’s curse:

You’ll spend years trying to save people from catastrophe only to be mocked by mos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nV

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It’s pretty sad that the world has to start falling apart in order for skeptics to realize that Bitcoiners’ “parano..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lX

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@Bronksdr Shutting down noncustodial software is just an annoyance. You can hook up the hardware key managers to a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yx

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I will be incredibly impressed if Trump’s tech team manages to keep their Mastodon fork up and running tomorrow during the launch.

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Your top priority as a bitcoiner should be survival.

Don’t let third parties hold your funds.

Don’t get shaken ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bw

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The terrorists actually do hate us for our freedoms.

Keep that in mind and you’ll be able to identify the true terrorists.

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whatcha gonna do
whatcha gonna do
when cancel cultists
come for you?

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It is expected that empowering technologies will be adopted first at the fringes of society by the crazy ones. The..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yj

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@DocumentingBTC Bitcoin’s annualized inflation rate is under 2% but it’s not quite zero yet… pic.twitter.com/ODiBO8TkIi

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“We’re closing the roads to ensure that protesters can’t close the roads.” twitter.com/ottawacity/sta…

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@jillrgunter Except a lot of folks operate bots to scoop up NFTs offered far below floor prices.

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It would be a damn shame if liberals have fun staying poor because they think Bitcoin is right wing technology.

A damn shame.

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@SatoshiSarah @zndtoshi You’re right; ignorant folks will make poor choices.

A decade ago it was “if bitcoin is se..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mQ

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This may be the first time we have a $5 wrench attack caught on camera.

Attacker: “why do you think we’re here? We..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oo

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Dissident technologies neuter nation state powers that are backed by their monopoly on violence.

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@PeterMcCormack @gladstein @AricToler Doesn’t matter how smart you are when you’re willfully ignorant..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…su

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@AcidoBlamOK Sounds like you’re describing stealth addresses, which never really took off. bitcoin.stackexchange.com/questions/2070…

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@AricToler Imagine having to wait and ask permission to access your own money.

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You haven’t really “made it” as a freedom fighter until at least one authoritarian considers you a terrorist.

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@MichaelMChiro @CasaHODL Heh they can order whatever they want, but we can’t stop our clients from using the sovere..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AL

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@MichaelMChiro @CasaHODL Well technically yes, everything has risks. We work hard to minimize them. But if you’re a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cA

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IDFinancial How is the 21 Million Bitcoin Cap Defined and Enforced? Great read by ⁦@loppblog.lopp.net/how-is-the-21-…

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JessicaVaugn The closed exploitable fiat loopholes bitcoin resolves is the security feature of money we always needed as a guard..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vY

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mecee Killer Open Role — VP Engineering at Voltage, Inc. @voltage_cloudd

You’d be managing the engineering team at a co.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RQH

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“Hearing that <political ideology> folks are big fans of bitcoin is a huge turn-off; I’m out.”

COOL STORY; YOU THI..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nz

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There seems to be a stupid partisan narrative going around that Republicans are blocking Federal Reserve nominees w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M8

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@pmccall777 Looks like they are renters and the HOA asked their landlord to evict them, but no indication as to the landlord’s response.

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If you’re gonna stalk a teen TikTok star and attempt an armed home invasion… you might wanna check to see if her..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…o1

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If you pay your taxes in bitcoin do you then have to pay capital gains taxes on your tax payment? 🤔 coindesk.com/policy/2022/02…

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3 women in Dubai were hoping to buy $100K worth of bitcoin with cash, but the “sellers” had other plans. gulftoday.ae/news/2022/02/1…

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ATTENTION, LIBERALS:

Bitcoin is your best shot at preventing conservatives from abusing their power to stop your f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C4

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ATTENTION, CONSERVATIVES:

Bitcoin is your best shot at preventing liberals from abusing their power to stop your f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yp

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You’re pinching pennies.
I’m stacking satoshis.
We’re not the same.

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Pretty sad the takeaway was “don’t answer the phone” as opposed to something like oh, I dunno… “don’t leave your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Iy

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Reported for impersonating Satoshi Nakamoto
twitter.com/Dr_CSWright/st…

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@NeerajKA yeah they don’t even have laces so it’s probably easy to pull off

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If all your wealth is in one
asset
bank
brokerage
country
currency
fund
… then you’re playing financial roulette.

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@RFDLA @doctorow To be clear, I don’t personally engage in the energy debate and this is why: twitter.com/lopp/status/99…

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Sure, sex is great, but have you ever been fucked by a smart contract? twitter.com/novogratz/stat…

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@blockstralia Ping jesse@team.casa and he’ll be happy to chat.

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Bitcoin is for terrorists
and drug dealers
and dictators
and dissidents
and protestors…

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hey canada do you need help dealing with this bully pic.twitter.com/NavYT23qyV

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@doctorow As someone who is cited by name in this critique, I can confidently say that it’s highly biased and leave..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qb

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Roses are red
Violets are blue
Bitcoin is money
None can devalue

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level of ignorance: self-own
*chef’s kiss* pic.twitter.com/W5XCwU9Ycd

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@olya_borderless IIRC there’s a house that exists on a bridge over a river that divides 2 nations and thus is not in either.

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In my experience, when you simply give bitcoin away, the recipients will fail to appreciate its value.

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@sunknudsen @slush Not really other than having your data directory on an NVMe drive.

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@sunknudsen These results could be faster because the hardware is 4 years old and I’m forcing full historical signa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gH

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@slush @sunknudsen On gigabit connection the bottleneck tends to be CPU. Would love to buy a 128 core CPU to test it out :-p

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Tyrants don’t have the right to be forgotten. Be sure to archive the terrible takes from jackboots and bootlickers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ig

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A: Two Years

Q: How long does it take before the average person is too fed up to participate in further healthcare..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aD

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@DocumentingBTC Too short of a time frame to be sure about that.

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Cointelegraph In just 13 years The Republic of Bitcoin has gone from Pilgrims to Revolutionaries. Now we must solve its last grea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eG

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@twobitidiot So Dems think they can slow inflation by spending more money they don’t have. Cool cool cool.

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you can either be
too strong to fail
or
too weak to try

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It’s not the fastest or most efficient method, but there’s something primal and satisfying about trussing meat and roasting it on a spit.

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Dropped by a @Staples to pick up a 7ft ethernet cable and they were priced at $30 and weren’t even gold plated like..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C7

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Oh dear it sounds like @TheIRAFinancial got pwned and lots of folks have lost their retirement funds…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1J

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@badcryptobitch SORRY YOUR LAST PAYMENT BOUNCED
YOU ARE NOW BROKE AND NOBODY WANTS YOU

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Nation states can continue conducting currency wars or they can switch to a standard that can’t be controlled by any country.

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Listened to some “experts” on NPR discussing inflation and they managed to blame it on half a dozen things while ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tP

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BusinessInsider The crypto boom has created a new class of quasi-celebrities, with those who made early bets on now hailed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6w

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Why are politicians with 9 figure net worths asking us for donations of a few hundred / few thousand dollars? If y’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…go

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@kanemcgukin I’m up in here breaking your actuarial tables

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Despite having a perfectly clear record and not filing a claim in 20 years, I regularly get denied coverage from in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5F

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Imagine still having faith in institutions.

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@LynAldenContact Puerto Rico for half the year and then your personal favorite place during hurricane season.

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lunaticoin L138 - ¿Cómo podemos protegernos de un ataque de llave inglesa? con Jameson @lopp . Tratamos:
- Qué es
- Mecanísmos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R1

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Advancements in technology naturally result in price deflation of goods and services.

If it weren’t for central ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UF

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@danheld I think we do a disservice by allowing nation state lackeys to set the narrative that their highly manipul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cI

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Do you really believe inflation is only 7.5%, anon?

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