Reminder: A ‘cashless’ America will strive to be a ‘gunless’ America. Don’t fall for it

Reminder: A ‘cashless’ America will strive to be a ‘gunless’ America. Don’t fall for it
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[Ed. – This warning could not be more timely.  The super-brilliant insight that cash is clunky and old-fashioned now is another of those poison pills, like the “inevitability” of self-driving cars, that too many people are ready to swallow.  Cash is an arrangement that makes your transactions unsupervisable and uninterdictable by a central authority.  The U.S. government must remain committed to the principle of it, as a bedrock pillar of liberty.  You WANT cash as an option.]

Government wants every transaction you make to be taxable, trackable, hackable, blockable, and used to empower Big Brother.

Cashlessness in surprising ways gives vast power to government.  Days ago, for example, liberal Democrat and New York State comptroller Thomas J. DiNapoli, who controls where the state invests its $209.1-billion pension fund, sent out a letter.  It went to institutions that control our credit cards – Visa, MasterCard, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, American Express, Discover Financial Services, and others. …

DiNapoli suggested that these companies should consider whether gun transactions should be classified with restricted high-risk purchases like pornography, illicit drugs, and crypto-currencies. …

The federal government has already tried such intimidation…  President Barack Obama implemented “Operation Choke Point,” which threatened regulatory problems for financial institutions that did not withhold banking and credit services from firearms and ammunition-sellers, among others.

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