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Podcasts: TPB95 - Making Bitcoin Great Again with David Bailey and Jason Maier 🔗 8 days ago

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"Special interest lobbying, sadly, is effective." - David Bailey

"I wanted Bitcoin to be this bipartisan bridge." - Jason Maier

My guests today are David Bailey and Jason Maier. David is Founder & CEO of BTC Inc (Bitcoin Magazine, the Bitcoin Conference, UTXO) and Jason is a teacher and author of “A Progressive’s Case for Bitcoin.” This debate, that serves more as an open discussion, delves into the controversial realm where Bitcoin intersects with US politics, focusing on Donald Trump's recent campaigning around Bitcoin, and the support it has garnered from some industry leaders in the Bitcoin space. We explore the potential implications of this alliance on Bitcoin adoption, international perceptions, and the challenges of reconciling political ideologies with Bitcoin advocacy. As a single issue voter around Bitcoin, David is a staunch supporter of Donald Trump who has appeared more open and supportive of Bitcoin compared to the Biden campaign, while Jason and I share concerns about the potential ramifications of endorsing politicians in this manner.

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