The fake currency is still not the Fed’s problem, which is perhaps why the central bank can look upon it—from a safe distance—with a benign, almost encouraging eye. Those whose jurisdiction encompasses the sort of crimes that the Fed says can just as easily be committed with its own money are less so inclined.
Overstock will be happy to take those coins off your hands (or out of your instawallet or whatever) in exchange for a nice area rug or some fresh bath towels, because Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne believes in limited government almost as much as he believes in suing hedge-fund short-sellers and taking out full-page newspaper ads […]
You remember AntiSocialMedia.Net, right? No? Yeah, we were doing out best trying to forget it also. It’s the website hosting what the New York Post describes as “bitter attacks … on the message board critics, accusing them of participating to various degrees in a conspiracy to malign the anti-naked short selling movement that Overstock.com supports.” […]