Saturday, June 22, 2024

Liberty Rising Brief: Crypto, CPAC & COVID-19

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“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” – Henry David Thoreau 

WEEKEND RECAP:

While Vladamir Putin is advancing his nuclear alert status to, “special regime of combat duty,” President is stowed away in his Delaware home. Within a week, the White House is already facing scrutiny for its response to the Ukraine crisis.

Fox News reported,

“He is right now threatening a nuclear escalation,” said former DIA intelligence officer Rebekah Koffler. “This a veiled threat – or maybe such a veiled threat – he just met with his chief of general staff and minister of defense. He is escalating the conflict into the nuclear domain in order to de-escalate – that is topple Kyiv's regime quickly.”

Amid the conflict this weekend, a reporter asked Press Secretary Jen Psaki to detail how the US has helped Ukraine in a single way. As she walked her way around a clear answer, Psaki claimed the US is leading the global effort against Putin.

Meanwhile, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, turned down America's offer of evacuation. He replied, “The fight is here; I need ammunition, not a ride.”

As Russia continues to invade Ukraine, the European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, and US are planning to remove certain Russian banks from the international banking system, SWIFT.

Upon the announcement, Putin set friendlier regulations for cryptocurrency. According to Fortune, the Russian new policy docum