Purchases with Fingerprints
Starting this summer, the Japanese government will test a system in which foreign tourists will only be able to buy items using only their fingerprints. The claim is that it will prevent crime and relieve users from the necessity of carrying cash or credit cards. Only an idiot would believe that this is any good because there are a multitude a ways, from superglue to baby powder, to lift fingerprints. In short, this is another front on the war on cash.
An auditor for the Government Accountability Office told lawmakers that in the next few years the federal government will owe more than the U.S. economy produces. In addition, an audit also called into question the reliability of the government’s financial statements; thus, we are likely beyond that point now.
Comparing 1930s and Today
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