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Like water, the Market will remove the obstruction with force if necessary. It can take time, because the Market is patient and subtle, and seemingly harmless. But it will cut through mountains if it needs to. (Think: The Grand Canyon.)
The State should be careful. In fact, the State should be afraid.
Originally posted by no special characters
I foresee a massive msm campaign that accuses terrorist of using these "alternative" currencies to push laws against them in existence.
Are there any real numbers of how many people accept these alternative/real currencies ?
Originally posted by Digital_Reality
reply to post by no special characters
I think you just hit the nail on the head with that one. It will be for our own good of course. No way this will go on too long without getting checked.
Originally posted by havenvideo
reply to post by jfj123
First post here. If everyone thought like that, we are pretty much doomed to be slaves and might as well be on our knees kissing the governments feet.
Second line. Wait, third I guess.
[edit on 28-7-2010 by havenvideo]
Originally posted by whatukno
Every once and a while people come into the place I work at trying to use Canadian Dollars. Of course we say no, but I guess that is an alternative currency.
I have had people try and pay with casino chips before, I have had women offer "services" for a room too. All of which I have denied.
Michigan is pretty much a doomed state as far as I am concerned, without manufacturing jobs or any other industry, I really don't see Michigan ever turning around. After all, Detroit isn't really a vacation destination kind of city. (unless of course your an urban survivalist or insane.)