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The following is a partial annotated bibliography of the SNI Mempool, building the case for why Bitcoin will displace all competing currencies, including altcoins, fiat money, and precious metals:
In terms of monetary policy, Bitcoin is the greatest money the world has ever seen.
Antifa believes it is pursuing the opposite of authoritarianism. Many of its activists oppose the very notion of a centralized state. But in the name of protecting the vulnerable, antifascists have granted themselves the authority to decide which Americans may publicly assemble and which may not. That authority rests on no democratic foundation.
“Marginal can be considered marginal for many reasons. The reason that it’s classed as that will have a large impact on whether or not it’s all feasible to bring it into annual grain production,” says Lemke. Sandy soils are more likely to leach nutrients such as soil organic nitrogen. Sandy soils and sloping land are also “particularly fragile in terms of soil structure and erosion risks and so on,” Lemke adds. Steep land and sandy soils are drought-prone. Native prairie in southwestern Saskatchewan also has moisture limitations.
"Compared to sitting in a slumped position, sitting upright can make you feel more proud after a success, increase your persistence at an unsolvable task, and make you feel more confident in your thoughts.
"Research also suggests that sitting upright can make you feel more alert and enthusiastic, feel less fearful, and have higher self-esteem after a stressful task.”
the administration’s report has come under withering scrutiny from Dr. Theodore Postol, a professor emeritus of science, technology, and national-security policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who once served as a scientific adviser to the chief of naval operations at the Pentagon.