Bitcoins and gold standard dollars -- was Re: Anyone want to make a housecall?

Joshua Marsh joshua at
Sat Jun 1 15:47:13 MDT 2013

On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 3:25 PM, Levi Pearson <levipearson at> wrote:

> Yeah, instead of the Fed controlling the stability of the currency
> according to a strict legal mandate, the value of Bitcoin can be
> manipulated by anyone with a couple million bucks and a Twitter
> account.  Sounds *way* better to me.
You seem to be suggesting that the US dollar hasn't been manipulated by
people with similar things. The Fed isn't as bright and wonderful as most
people seem to think. At the end of the day, they are still beholden to
their anonymous shareholders.

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