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Fact Check: Bitcoin Skeptics Claim ‘Nobody Has Come Up with a Use for Blockchain’

It’s been a tough time for new owners of Bitcoin. After the decentralized digital currency rocketed to prices of $20,000 for one whole BTC, those values dropped roughly 50 percent and have bounced back and forth between $10k and $12k for the past week. And, while the asset’s 9-year history suggests the bear market won’t last forever, Bitcoin critics are out in force warning the recent adopters that the fundamentals of their investment are not sound.

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Paul Krugman: ‘It’s Trump’s Party’

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes that regardless of the election outcome, the Republican Party will remain wedded to the issues that propelled the rise of GOP nominee Donald Trump.

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Trojan Horse: Obama Embraces ‘Public Option’ on Obamacare

Critics of Obamacare warned in 2009 and 2010 that the so-called “Affordable Care Act” was merely a “Trojan Horse” that would eventually to a complete government takeover of health care. For that, conservatives were mocked and demonized.

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Soros FAIL: The Man Who Broke the Bank of England Can’t Make Them Stay

Soros took on a very active and public interest in the Leave vote in the days leading up to his victory by penning a sky–is–falling piece for The Guardian that claims to be concerned about the financial well-being of the average British voter but left out the devastating effect Soros’s own profit-taking had on the people in the aftermath of 1992’s infamous Black Wednesday.

KNUTSFORD, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 24: A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flys at half mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after today's historic referendum on June 24, 2016 in Knutsford, United Kingdom. The results from the historic EU referendum has now been declared …

Paul Krugman Is Nearly Always Wrong

Paul Krugman, number-one opinion page editorialist for the New York Times and professor of (macro) economics at NYU, is really nothing more than a limousine liberal, champagne hatchet man for the Clinton’s. He should be seen for what he is, the

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Krugman: Trump Is ‘Completely Incoherent on Economic Policy’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “is completely incoherent on economic policy.” Partial transcript as follows: NORQUIST: Look at Reagan and Obama, and Reagan created more jobs and

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People Who Say Climate Change Is Worse Than Terrorism Are Dangerous Liars

Sorry, conservatives: when President Obama describes climate change as the greatest threat we face, he’s exactly right. Terrorism can’t and won’t destroy our civilization, but global warming could and might. Paul Krugman, Nobel prizewinning economist, public intellectual; New York Times columnist

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Paul Krugman Says “Debt is Good”: Worldwide Markets Crash

Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman took to the editorial pages of the New York Times to ridicule Rand Paul for declaring American fiscal policy has been irresponsible, since “The last time the United States was debt free was 1835.” But

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Krugman: Trump Is a ‘Belligerent, Loud-Mouthed Racist’

In an interview with Bloomberg TV’s Joe Weisenthal that aired on Monday, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman weighed in on Donald Trump’s early popularity as the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination begins to shape. Krugman attributed Trump’s success

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