Decentralized prediction market platform Augur is currently featuring a market allowing users to bet on whether or not US President Donald Trump will be assassinated at any point during 2018. The Augur platform markets itself as "The Future of Forecasting," indicating that it is a "prediction … Read more about Gambling on Death in Online Assassination Markets
President Trump issued an Executive Order last week prohibiting U.S. citizens from purchasing any digital currencies that benefit the Venezuelan government, such as the Petro. The executive order gives Treasury Secretary Mnuchin the authority to issue any necessary measures to enforce the order. … Read more about Trump Issues Executive Order Banning Purchase of Venezuelan Petro
The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment protecting medical marijuana initiatives at the state level has survived yet another budget crisis. Early this morning, Congress has passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill comprising multiple budgetary areas, hence its "omnibus" bill designation. This massive bill, … Read more about Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana
Fake News. It has been a buzzword for almost a year now. It has been pretty awful. I wish that this was fake news: The FCC just killed net neutrality. It is not. In a 3-2 vote today, the Federal Communications Commission approved a measure to remove the tough net neutrality rules it put in place … Read more about Good Bye Real News, We Will Miss You. Hello Corporate Media Overlords.