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Phil Osborn's Articles for April, 2017
April 5, 2017 by Phil Osborn
(170726)  Eyes somewhat better.  Sent email to DA victim witness.

(170610)  Still the eye problems.  My right hand is also in pain, only noticeable if I try to do something with it.  Several days ago, at the gym, some huge Hispanic guy stood staring at me - we were the only patrons in either of our ranges of vision - from about ten feet away, with his hands on his hips.  I don't recall seeing him before.  He stood there, silently, for a minute ...
April 5, 2017 by Phil Osborn
There's a lot of mystical, teary-eyed attachment, especially among my fellow libertarians, to the idea of a hard backing such as gold for the dollar.  The reality is simple supply and demand.  People need dollars to pay their taxes.  There is effectively no substitute.  Mortgages and other financial instruments in the U.S. are also tied to the dollar and there is no sign that somehow bitcoin or any other replacement - including gold - is immediately av...