Bitcoin has a mysterious origin, we're not meant to know who is really behind it. Now it's soaring to new heights, is Bitcoin the new global currency put there by our masters? Every transaction can be tracked, exactly what TPTB want, how perfect!
EXPOSED: The real creator of Bitcoin is likely the NSA as One World Currency
6/12/17 Bitcoin has surged to all time highs, urging us to compose this article on a hot trending topic that weve wanted to compose for a long time. Our parent company, Elite E Services, is primarily a FX development company so we get asked about Bitcoin quite a bit. Life is a deteriorating asset so lets get right down to it. Who created Bitcoin, and why? Before we get started just a quick note to all those that havent read Splitting Pennies which is a great primer for those interested in Bitcoin and where it will go next.
The creator of Bitcoin is officially a name, Satoshi Nakamoto very few people believe that it was a single male from Japan. For more detailed analysis about who is Satoshi Nakamoto see this article and the official Wikipedia entry. In the early days of Bitcoin development this name is associated with original key-creation and communications on message boards, and then the project was officially handed over to others at which point this Satoshi character never appeared again (Although from time to time someone will come forward saying they are the real Satoshi Nakamoto, and then have their posts deleted).
Bitcoin could very well be the one world currency that conspiracy theorists have been talking about for some time. Its a kill five birds with one stone solution not only is Bitcoin an ideal one world currency, it allows law enforcement a perfect record of all transactions on the network. It states very clearly on bitcoin.org (the official site) in big letters Bitcoin is not anonymous :
Some effort is required to protect your privacy with Bitcoin. All Bitcoin transactions are stored publicly and permanently on the network, which means anyone can see the balance and transactions of any Bitcoin address. However, the identity of the user behind an address remains unknown until information is revealed during a purchase or in other circumstances. This is one reason why Bitcoin addresses should only be used once. Always remember that it is your responsibility to adopt good practices in order to protect your privacy. Read more about protecting your privacy.
Another advantage of Bitcoin is the problem of Quantitative Easing the Fed (and thus, nearly all central banks in the world) have painted themselves in a corner, metaphorically speaking. QE solved the credit crisis, but QE itself does not have a solution. Currently all currencies are in a race to zero competing with who can print more money faster. Central Bankers who are in systemic analysis, their economic advisors, know this. They know that the Fiat money system is doomed, all what you can read online is true (just sensationalized) its a debt based system based on nothing. That system was created, originally in the early 1900s and refined during Breton Woods followed by the Nixon shock (This is all explained well in Splitting Pennies). In the early 1900s there was no internet! It is a very archaic system that needs to be replaced, by something modern, electronic, based on encryption. Bitcoin! Its a currency based on bits but most importantly, Bitcoin is not the one world currency per se, but laying the framework for larger cryptocurrency projects. In the case of central banks, who control the global monetary system, that would manifest in Settlement Coin :
They are doing a system upgrade this weekend and also changing SIPP administration to Barnett Waddingham. Not that I use iii... but I also understand they are offering multi-currency accounts (so you can have say USD or EUR subaccounts) so they are catching up with other Brokers like Saxo etc... about time... but a positive step.
Maybe, maybe, but no-one has convinced me 'they' are comparing 'apples with apples'.
Take all the tax away and how much is a litre of petrol ?
Now burn that petrol in a gen-set and charge the battery.
Now compare equal weight cars and see which goes further , the petrol or electric ?
"If you do not like the way the 2 countries are being run, try moving to another country
where EVERYONE is not poisonous who are elected! Maybe Uganda?
I think it is YOU who is `odious`!"
So... if I don't like the way that NI or the UK is being run then I should move to another country?
I prefer to use my vote every few years mate... for the little it's worth.
"You can disagree that Middle
East issues are difference between Shia and Sunni Islam? You can? Pray tell what is
the root cause of `politics playing out`? "
Do some reading mate. Many of the problems have at their roots in the impacts and then decay of European colonialism. As a specific example, the British Empire laid the foundations of the Arab-Israeli conflict by promising Palestine both to the Arabs and the Jews.
"I think it is YOU who is `odious`!""
lkt - I really couldn't give a rats backside what you think.
RAFT was frequently odious when he was posting as many posters have pointed out in the past: misogynistic, rants against Muslims, abuse targeted at Germans etc.... and as frog said, it's a simple matter of record, he had numerous posts removed from this board which takes some doing. You can say it was because of his age and maybe it was but that's still not a valid excuse for it.
"In some ways resolving the Irish troubles (for the moment) have shown the way forward. I disagree with you that the UK and Irish governments are the main factors in causing continued division in Ireland and believe they are both quietly working to improve things as laid down in the various agreements."
I agree with what you posted in the main apart from the above Bertie.
I'm reminded how many down south also think that much of the fierce rivalry in parts of Scottish football (eg. Old Firm.. and I'll be there watching on 30th) and the troubles with some of those matches are along religious lines too but it simply isn't the case.... it is convenient for people to think of it in such simplistic terms though.
The national Government in NI has done little to try and integrate the still very divided communities. There are organisations that continue effective peacebuilding such as the Housing Executive and housing associations who should be congratulated for their efforts.
Until segregated schooling and housing is ended then people will continue to be brought up in an atmosphere of suspicion and hostility.
I refer to the national politicians on all sides in the NI Government where instead of putting people first and providing stable political institutions they allow small matters to derail the whole government.... not for the first time either.
I had to laugh. NI must remain on a reg par with the rest of Ireland - NI must remain on a par with the UK (even if no trade agreement is signed). All looks as though EU regs will stay which begs the question - what are we independant from ? Apart from we have no say ?
Having a quick read of today's government stuff about moving forward to phase 2 - and the importance of the open border in Ireland, how about the following possible scenario:
Being in the EU has been tremendously helpful to the peace process in NI.
The status quo for them can't be improved. So staying in the EU is the perfect solution for NI.
As what's good for them is now apparently good for all the UK ...
"You are correct in most of that but sometimes people see what they want to see. It's very easy and convenient to wrap it up in a simple root cause of religious differences but that is far from the reality."
You correctly identify how the different tribes are segregated from birth but the roots of that segregation is religion. We are still doing it today by separately educating the different religions. To my mind schools should only have a religious education that teaches the beliefs of all the major world religions impartially. Any partial religious education should then be taught by the parents and churches themselves.
If all those different religions came together and agreed a joint education prospectus you would resolve many of the problems of the world within a few decades.
The Sunni/Shia discord is a case in point. Both think each other heretics and there is no effort that I know of to try and sort out their religious differences between governments or the religious factions. At least the various Anglo-Irish governmental agreements have a continuing programme to try and improve relations between the two tribes and the two churches are not that far apart now.
In some ways resolving the Irish troubles (for the moment) have shown the way forward. I disagree with you that the UK and Irish governments are the main factors in causing continued division in Ireland and believe they are both quietly working to improve things as laid down in the various agreements.
The current Stormont problems are a worry but two violently and religiously opposed NI leaders from different clans, one the founder of the DUP, became the "chuckle brothers" and managed to govern together harmoniously for over a decade. Who would have thought.
The change in what fuel your car runs on, to me is a change or progression similar to moving from a typewriter to a word processor. It is just advancement in technology.
Two things I´be seen little commented on is the trip hazard of charging cables in streets. This all ready exists, so if crash for cash is a harder case to make. Watch this option....
The other more pressing item to me is remaining charge in the battery after a crash. F1, recognises this in their cars and the garages have fiberglass poles to pull electrocuted mechanics clear. What steps do we have available as members of the public on being the first at a crash site involving an Electric Car. Nothing and no advice given generally.
Yes agree with the change in fuel source, but it is moving a bit too quickly, with too much focus on the cars and little on the bigger picture.
I disagree, too, that RAFT could be referred to as an "odious poster". Yes, he spoke directly, but that's what men tend to do - and then have a pint afterwards. I'd say that you, frog, are more odious because you dish the dirt on folk in a sneaky way, writing things such as "in case you did not understand", or "maybe you have a poor memory?".
Give me RAFT's straightforward way of speaking any day.
I beg to differ m8! How can you call RAFT `odious poster`! You can disagree that Middle
East issues are difference between Shia and Sunni Islam? You can? Pray tell what is
the root cause of `politics playing out`?
Your whole attitude towards NI and UK is rather biased towards your `tunnel vision`
of politics and individuals
If you do not like the way the 2 countries are being run, try moving to another country
where EVERYONE is not poisonous who are elected! Maybe Uganda?
"I think that most people in Britain would wish for a united Ireland but, unlike you Biter, most people realise that it is not going to happen in the foreseeable future.
Like most intractable divisions within and between countries it is religion that is the root cause and a deep seated mistrust of one another."
You are correct in most of that but sometimes people see what they want to see. It's very easy and convenient to wrap it up in a simple root cause of religious differences but that is far from the reality.
Reminds me how various odious posters like RAFT (thankfully who no longer post) reduced various Middle East issues to being purely down to differences between Shia and Sunni Islam rather than the politics being played out.
The main issues within NI and why the divisions persist is because people are brought up from toddlers in a totally divided society and told/expected to be in one tribe or another.
There's a total lack of governmental commitment to integrated schools or housing and Politics from both the UK and NI Government continues to be the main factor causing the division in NI.... and sadly it shows only a few signs of getting better largely down to grassroots organisations working outside of national politics.
You can see how bad things are there when for months the NI Assembly hasn't been operating thanks to the poisonous individuals who get elected as representatives not being able to work together.
" Northern Ireland will vote for a 'United Ireland' "
I think that most people in Britain would wish for a united Ireland but, unlike you Biter, most people realise that it is not going to happen in the foreseeable future.
Like most intractable divisions within and between countries it is religion that is the root cause and a deep seated mistrust of one another.
Northern Ireland is never going to vote to unite with the South just because the EU is causing it economic difficulties as you seem to believe. The EU does not understand Irish politics neither does it understand the fragility of the Anglo-Irish Agreement.
The economic reality is that the Republic would be likely to suffer the most were there to be a hard border between the EU and the UK as it exports the majority of its goods to and through the UK.
Were there to be no agreement with Unionists on the border with the EU or a typical EU fudge over the issue then IMO the likelihood is that it would drive the parties further apart and make a united Ireland even more unlikely.
For their part the unionists must understand that Northern Ireland is already treated differently to the rest of the UK under the terms of the Anglo-Irish Agreement so they can not object in principle to being treated differently in any future Brexit agreement. The Anglo-Irish Agreement needs to be renegotiated to take into account the changed status of the countries on each side of the border.
The first generation of electric-car buyers have been people with homes where it is easy to plug one in. The vast majority of Nissan Leaf customers are [families with] 2.4 children, mums and dads, with off-street parking, said Gareth Dunsmore of Nissan Europe. Tomorrow that wont be the case.
Dunsmore envisages charging points becoming ubiquitous at workplaces, and at shopping centres, railway stations, hotels and cinemas. For longer journeys, rapid chargers that can recharge a cars battery in 30 minutes will increasingly proliferate across motorway service stations and at conventional refuelling stations.
For drivers living on terraced streets, the answers are not so simple but solutions are beginning to emerge. For example, Kensington and Chelsea council is running a trial with a UK energy company and German firm to add charging sockets to street lamps.
Im worried about the battery running out should I be?
Most mass market electric cars today have a range of 100-150 miles before the battery runs flat. Some of the top-end cars, such as Teslas electric sports cars, can run for 334 miles before needing a plug socket.
While that may not sound much compared to the 400-500 miles or more that a petrol or diesel car can manage before refilling, most car journeys in the UK would easily be accomplished in an electric car. Half of journeys are one to five miles; 38% are for five to 25 miles and only 2% are for 50 miles and more.
Of course, some people will need to go much further and thats where plug-in hybrids come in, using a petrol engine to run an electric motor after the battery runs out.
Improving battery technology is expected to extend even pure electric cars ranges to about 400 miles within a decade.
Are they cheaper?
Londoners in an electric car can already enter the congestion charge zone for free. If the governments anti-pollution drive leads to more towns and cities imposing an air quality zone, that could lead to more tolls, from which electric cars are likely to be exempt.
In terms of upfront costs, electric cars are still clearly more expensive than conventional ones but companies like Renault and Nissan are getting around that with deals where buyers lease the battery. For example, the UKs best-selling electric, the Nissan Leaf, is £16,680 with the battery on lease for a monthly fee, rising to £21,680 if you buy the battery outright.
Electricity is certainly cheaper than petrol or diesel. Travelling 100 miles in an electric car will cost £3-£4 depending on energy tariffs, compared with £15 in a petrol car.
Affordability is a key issue. When Volvo announced all its new car launches would by electric or hybrid from 2019, it stressed that they would be premium models, ie expensive.
Jack Cousens of the AA said: Buying a car is an important financial decision, and families on low incomes will need government assistance and incentives to make the change to electric vehicles.
Dont the batteries die after a few years?
Makers of electric cars sell their models with a warranty for the battery, which will lose capacity over time. In the case of the Nissan Leaf, its covered for five years or 60,000 miles, rising to eight years or 100,000 miles for the version with a bigger battery. But yes, eventually you will need to either buy a new battery by which time their cost should have fallen or sell the car on.
Electric cars have been around long enough in the UK for a second-hand battery market to
Yes, they may be cheaper to own over several years (assuming the battery packs last out much beyond the warranty period) but only one on that list is capable of over 200 miles on a full charge (which would be substantially reduced if you travel over hilly areas).
A car that can only do up to 100 miles and then takes 7 hours to charge up again at home (and 30+ mins at a quick-charge outlet) is a bit of a joke when there are so few charging points around in comparison to petrol outlets.
Sure... that will change... but unless you just want something to tootle around to the local shops in and back then we will need to wait many years for the infrastructure to be put in place across the country.
If it wasn't for the UK Government taxes making up 2/3 of the entire cost of fuel (fuel duty being a fixed cost unaffected by oil price) then the economics would swing in favour of ICE vehicles but looks like that's never going to change.
I am not too worried about the Finnish people, but I do worry about the damage Brexit will do to the UK. In the long term though, only England and Wales will miss out. After Brexit, while Ireland will flourish, the economy in Northern Ireland will collapse. When they have taken a few years of pain, Northern Ireland will vote for a 'United Ireland' and the Irish being compassionate people will take them in just like West Germany took in the long suffering East Germans, No doubt the Irish will have a new Bank Holiday - Farage Day - celebrating his achievement something the IRA could not manage. Scotland will have achieved independence and will be doing well in the EU; they will have a new Bank Holiday - Cameron Day, because they would never have achieved their independence without his stupidity in calling an ill-thought out referendum in the first place.
<Electric cars are already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, new research shows.
The lower cost is a key factor driving the rapid rise in electric car sales now underway, say the researchers. At the moment the cost is partly because of government support, but electric cars are expected to become the cheapest option without subsidies in a few years.
The researchers analysed the total cost of ownership of cars over four years, including the purchase price and depreciation, fuel, insurance, taxation and maintenance. They were surprised to find that pure electric cars came out cheapest in all the markets they examined: UK, Japan, Texas and California.
Pure electric cars have much lower fuel costs electricity is cheaper than petrol or diesel and maintenance costs, as the engines are simpler and help brake the car, saving on brake pads. In the UK, the annual cost was about 10% lower than for petrol or diesel cars in 2015, the latest year analysed.>
ONDON (Alliance News) - BP PLC on Wednesday announced it plans to build the biggest lubricant plant it has ever undertaken as it looks to start-up a third plant in China by the end of 2021.
BP shares were up 0.4% on Wednesday at 493.65 pence.
The new lubricants blending plant will help BP to meet the country's rapidly growing demand for high quality lubricants. The new plant will be BP's third lubricants blending plant in China and, with expected investment of around RMB1.5 billion, equal to USD230 million, it will also represent BP's single largest blending plant investment worldwide.
The new plant, expected to start operation before the end of 2021, will have an annual production capacity of 200,000 tonnes.
With an area of over 150,000 square meters, it will be able to produce premium lubricants and greases for automobiles, industrial, marine, and aviation customers, as well as special lubricants and additives, with a particular focus on synthetic products which offer superior engine protection and performance compared to conventional oils.
The new plant will serve as a strategic production hub for BP and Castrol's lubricants business in China and complement the two lubricants blending plants already operating in China. To supply high quality lubricants to the fast-growing Chinese market, BP-Castrol set up its first lubricants blending plant in Shenzhen, Guangdong province in 1998 and the second in Taicang, Jiangsu province in 2005.
Castrol is a premium lubricants brand within the BP portfolio. Castrol commenced its China operation in 1989 and is now a key player in China?s premium lubricant market. In addition to the two operating plants in Shenzhen and Taicang, Castrol opened its first China Technology Centre in Shanghai Pudong in 2010.
Located in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, in Binhai New Area, Tianjin, the blending plant will supply premium lubricant products to customers in north China. Tianjin is the largest coastal open city in north China and one of four municipalities directly under the Chinese central government.
"Premium lubricants are a growth business for BP and ensuring that we can meet demand in a country growing as quickly as China is essential to our success," said BP Downstream Chief Executive Officer Tufan Erginbilgic.
"This third lubricants blending plant demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our competitiveness and building a sustainable lubricants supply chain in China," he added.
Fat lot you know, JW. If you knew anything about geography and Finnish history - other than what you'll now hastily research - you'd know that the Finns are clutching at straws in the hope that membership of the EU would protect them from the big bear next door and assist them in preserving their hard-won independence. Don't try to dispute it, I know that that's the case.
That being the case, 62% in favour of remain is a pretty poor endorsement.
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