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Massachusetts regulators warn about bitcoin as ATM opens

Massachusetts regulators warn about bitcoin as ATM opens

“Massachusetts regulators issued a strongly worded warning Tuesday about the risks of the virtual currency known as bitcoin after the opening of the second ATM-like kiosk in the Boston area that make it easier for people to buy it. On Monday, the second bitcoin ATM in Massachusetts — and apparently just the fourth in the country — opened at the Clover Food Lab restaurant in Harvard Square. The company that installed and operates the machine, Liberty Teller of Boston, placed its first kiosk at South Station in Boston in February. So far, a handful of Boston-area restaurants and retailers accept the currency, whose value is determined by supply and demand.” Continue reading

South Carolina Action Alert: Support S0839 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

South Carolina Action Alert: Support S0839 to Nullify the Federal Hemp Ban

S0839, a bill that would legalize industrial hemp for production within the state, was introduced on Jan. 14 by Senators Lee Bright (R-12) and Kevin Bryant (R-3). It passed through the state senate with a unanimous 42-0 vote. It will now have to pass through the House Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee before…

Louisiana House Bill Would Block Some Obamacare Provisions

Louisiana House Bill Would Block Some Obamacare Provisions

A bill introduced in the Louisiana State House of Representatives would expressly ban an important provision of Obamacare. House Bill 335 (HB335) explicitly prohibits the creation of health care exchanges under the unpopular Obamacare law. While Louisiana has so far opted out of creating a state exchange, this legislation would codify the current policy into…

Republicans protect Obamacare in the states

Republicans protect Obamacare in the states

If you think “republicans” are going to save the constitution – or that supporting them across the board is opposing the Barack Obama agenda, we’ve got some land on Saturn to sell you.

NSA, you’ve got nothing to hide, right?

NSA, you’ve got nothing to hide, right?

Dear NSA: If you’ve done nothing wrong, there’s nothing to hide, right? So why the secrecy on your water use in Utah?

Julia Brownley (D-CA26) doesn’t know how she’s voting on repealing Obamacare

Julia Brownley (D-CA26) doesn’t know how she’s voting on repealing Obamacare

Then, suddenly, she does! It’s like magic – So she got her act together and voted to continue the Democrat’s poo in our yard. Oh, and Covered California has been such a joy for Californians so far. @CoveredCA I tried to complete my application yesterday but got continuous error messages and busy phn signal. Now […]

Republicans aggressively work against nullification efforts

Republicans aggressively work against nullification efforts

In the last few weeks, Republicans in states have killed the following important nullification bills.

Congressman Jim Bridenstine Named Weyrich Award Finalist

Congressman Jim Bridenstine Named Weyrich Award Finalist

Congressman Jim Bridenstine was honored as a Finalist for Freshman Legislator of the Year at the recent 2014 Weyrich Awards Dinner.  Bridenstine commented, “It is an honor to be named a finalist for this prestigious award, especially alongsi… more