Overstock Believes In Alternative Currencies

Overstock.com is one of the few companies in recent memory who understand the debt-based model and the risk associated with it. Long ago, they began accepting various types of currency for their products and diversified away from holding too many debt-based dollars. The CEO, Patrick Byrne, is a skeptic of the fiat-based model and harsh…

White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Detracts From True Hate Crime

Over this past weekend, white nationalist organizations converged in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the city’s removal of Confederate monuments. What started out as an expression of free speech — no matter how offensive — quickly descended into violence as opposition members confronted the nationalists. The biggest and most horrific news item involved a 20-year old…