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S11 E12: Bruce Fenton on Running for the US Senate as a Bitcoiner

21-08-2022

After having had enough from the authoritarians, longtime bitcoiner Bruce Fenton has decided to take matters into his own hands and run for the US Senate to represent New Hampshire. In this interview, he explains why & gives us an insight of his platform. Special thanks to Vaultoro and Wasabi wallet for sponsoring the show! Time stamps: 00:46 – Intro 02:04 – Bruce Fenton selling 85 BTC to finance his campaign 03:31 – Why Bruce Fenton is different 05:35 – Is Bruce Fenton a constitutionalist? 07:38 – Freedom is what made America great 10:26 – Did Bruce Fenton get any support from mainstream politicians? 12:56 – Have bitcoiners given up on politics? 16:00 – Divisive issues raise more money, at the expense of nuance 20:00 – A national divorce? 23:30 – “Bowling Alone” by Robert D. Putnam and division 33:00 – Fighting for freedom vs taking freedom for granted 36:26 – The Founding Fathers of the USA were very young 40:00 – Safety vs freedom 41:40 – On China and authoritarianism 46:02 – Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness 48:10 – Is Bitcoin a big part of Bruce Fenton’s campaign? 51:45 – Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin would be bitcoiners if they lived today. Hamilton would have done ICOs and DeFi 55:30 – Carrying a copy of the Constitution during the campaign 56:40 – Both Bitcoin and the US Constitution are hard to change 01:03:30 – How the US Government is attacking Bitcoin 01:08:14 – Should Bitcoin become legal tender in the USA? 01:14:50 – What can Bruce Fenton do for the people of New Hampshire? 01:16:00 – Breaking the record for the longest filibuster 01:18:10 – Bringing people together 01:20:50 – What can a state do to nullify federal overreach? 01:21:55 – How does Bruce Fenton rank in the polls? 01:27:20 – Donating $17.76 01:29:30 – Is everything really good for Bitcoin? 01:33:00 – Freedom is like a muscle, you gotta train it

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