Could the United States Erase the National Debt by Buying Bitcoin?

There is every chance that Bitcoin surges 100 times in the next three years.  The U.S. National Debt is, as of today, about $20.6 trillion. Bitcoin may represent an asset class as permanent as gold, silver or diamonds.  Keep in mind that all Bitcoin that can ever be created will have been mined from its…

A Little Bitcoin Is The Best Christmas Gift To Give

A hundred dollars worth of Bitcoin could be worth $10,000 in 5 years. No wonder Bitcoin has captured the imaginations of countless people around the globe—from children to senior citizens. Lots of folks, however, still wait to buy Bitcoin, partly because the process of doing so is slightly cumbersome. At Coinbase.com, for example, a person…

Dr. Keith Ablow: There’s Nothing Fake About Bitcoin

Weeks ago, on this very site, I recommended that people buy Bitcoin.  My recommendation was based on the fact that Bitcoin had enjoyed such spectacular gains since 2010 that $1,000 invested at that time would be worth over $30 million. My argument was that no one could know whether the gains would continue in astronomical…

Pirates of the First State: At Business Climate’s End

Charles Taylor When Respvblica launched, we said we would be reporting what others do not, in a manner that demonstrates truth — but not one version of it, the facts as they are.  Dr. Ablow was first to report on the poor mental state of the Vegas shooter; Edwin Black has shown Hillel as few…

Is Tax Reform Too Complex to Accomplish?

From the moment the president announced a tax reform initiative the press has roundly condemned the proposals as a failure before it gets out of the box. Despite proposing the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades, because President Trump has made it an imperative, the politically correct media enjoying more a nation that is inert,…

NFL to Require Players to Stand for National Anthem

Following a 17% decline in viewership for last Monday’s night football game broadcast to a national audience, NFl leadership is apparently planning to make standing for the anthem mandatory. Even the NFL’s leader and czar Roger Goodell understands a potentially disastrous situation when reading the figures. National Football League owners are planning to review a…

Bitcoin Surges, Again: Jamie Dimon Not Sparkling

Bitcoin’s value is rocketing back from the decline it suffered after Jamie Dimon, chairman, president and CEO of megabank JPMorgan Chase called it a scheme, and China stated it would clamp down or end Bitcoin trading (which it now seems to be reconsidering). Before Dimon and China, I argued that there is a clear psychological…

Mandalay Owner MGM Struggling to Come Back from Massacre

Anyone interested in staying at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas? Yes. Some are interested and bookings remain but they are way down, according to industry sources. In another result caused by the massacre, MGM stock (MGM owns Mandalay Bay), has fallen and Susquehana Financial Group, a group that studies and serves as a…