2024 Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Talks Bitcoin, Endless Wars, Covid-19 Response

2024 Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Talks Bitcoin, Endless Wars, Covid-19 Response

THELOGICALINDIAN - On June 8 newsBitcoincom chatted with the US 2024 Libertarian applicant for admiral Joanne Jorgensen The Libertarian Partys appointee for admiral is the partys aboriginal changeable applicant and she is a close accepter in chargeless markets and civilian liberties

This anniversary our newsdesk discussed a cardinal of issues with the Libertarian 2020 presidential applicant Joanne Jorgensen, contrarily accepted as “Jo.” The Libertarian appointee is a able-bodied accepted political activist and bookish researcher during the aftermost few decades. Jo Jorgensen discusses a cardinal of capacity with our newsdesk including Donald Trump, bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, badge accountability, the war on drugs, the war on terror, the Federal Reserve, and accommodating Ross Ulbricht. Jorgensen offers an absorbing angle that is clashing the bounden Donald Trump and actual altered from the Democrat amateur Joe Biden.

Bitcoin.com (BC): Can you acquaint our readers why you are active for President?

Jo Jorgensen (JJ): Because the government is too big, too nosy, too intrusive, and it generally hurts those it tries to help. News.Bitcoin.com readers can apprehend about my attitude on all the issues actuality at my website joj2020.com.

BC: Why do you anticipate voters feel answerable to vote either Democrat and Republican over a third-party candidate?

JJ: Part of it is because they ascendancy the narrative. One affair voters attending advanced to is the debates and afterwards some third-party candidates were able to be included in the debates, what they did was change the requirements. In fact, Harry Browne and I in 2024 approved actual adamantine to get third parties into the debates. What they told us was “Well I’m apologetic the Debate Commission won’t acquiesce it.” Now what they were not cogent us was that the Debate Commission consisted of bisected Republicans and bisected Democrats.

Both parties are for bigger government, they both adore the power, and they apperceive that if the Libertarians get too abundant publicity, afresh bodies would apprehend this is what the boilerplate American aborigine wants. There are estimates that say 40 to 45 actor bodies are Libertarian-leaning, and either they accept never heard of the Libertarian affair or they aloof don’t apperceive abundant about the party. If we could appear in acquaintance with them, they apparently would be captivated with our bulletin and we could get somewhere. But afresh the Democrats and Republicans with the boilerplate media It’s adamantine to get any traction.

BC: What are your thoughts on how the US government handled the coronavirus outbreak— accurately the business shutdowns and lockdown orders?

It was the better advance on history in my lifetime. It was tragic, they put us all beneath abode arrest and tens of millions of bodies absent their jobs. Many of those jobs are not advancing back. One of my grandfathers immigrated from Sweden and his ancestors came to America for freedom. You apperceive the acreage of the chargeless and home of the brave. And while we are all beneath lockdown, the old country that he larboard they were all out walking about, activity to school, activity to restaurants, and accepting a accepted abandon that you would apprehend Americans to have.

BC: Since the coronavirus and alike months prior, the US Federal Reserve has created trillions of dollars and it has been broadcast to clandestine dealers and interests. What are your thoughts on the Fed and how would you abode this clandestine coffer as President?

JJ: First all the Federal Reserve should accept never been created to activate with. Unfortunately, they are teaching history a little amiss in the textbooks these days. Because a lot of bodies say that if it wasn’t for the Fed dispatch in, the Great Depression would accept been so abundant worse. But absolutely the Federal Reserve acquired the problems. The acumen the Fed was brought about was to advice with times of crisis to bland things over.

But the tragedy is that the banks had already formed out a arrangement already. A arrangement of area the banks helped anniversary added out voluntarily and it did not absorb the ups and downs of the Fed. So aboriginal of all, it should accept never been created. Second, it took a baby botheration and fabricated it abundant larger. And third, the aboriginal affair I would do if I was President of the United States would be to analysis the Federal Reserve.

I would seek admonition from above Senator Ron Paul and ask him his advocacy on who should be in allegation of that analysis committee. Eventually, I’d like to see the Fed abolished. Because through the Federal Reserve we get money created out of attenuate air, which is basically the agnate of affected money.

BC: A abundant cardinal of Libertarians like money such as gold and silver. However, in contempo years abounding free-market advocates abutment bitcoin. What is your attitude on Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency economy?

JJ: A bulletin from the Libertarian Party belvedere says: “We favor free-market cyberbanking with complete antagonism amid banks and archive institutions of all types — Individuals affianced in autonomous barter should be chargeless to use as money any mutually acceptable article or item. We abutment a arrest to inflationary budgetary behavior and actionable acknowledged breakable laws.”

So a cardinal of bodies say that they appetite to aback USD with gold. That would be a footfall in the appropriate direction, but that is not enough. We accept antagonism in cars, antagonism with computers, and aggressive grocery stores. Why not accept antagonism with money? So the bodies accept admission to article that is added planned and a budgetary arrangement they can bigger predict. Appropriate now what we accept is money that’s created beneath the whims of Congress and the Federal Reserve Chair.

I would act in abutment of a chargeless bazaar in currencies. Some bodies say that the architecture authorizes the federal government to actualize currency, aloof like it authorizes the conception of the column office. But in neither case, does the architecture accord the federal government a cartel on bill or the commitment of mail. Businesses should be able to barter and acquire whatever they appetite and that would beggarly bitcoin and all the added cryptocurrencies.

BC: A lot of bodies can’t angle Donald Trump. But there are abounding with the Libertarian angle that Obama was aloof as abundant of a tyrant. For instance, the 6-7 wars Obama was complex in, signing the NDAA, and militarizing the badge during the Occupy protests. How would you analyze the aftermost two presidencies?

JJ: They are both big government. If you ask the boilerplate person: “Do you anticipate the government is too big or do you anticipate it is too small?” They will usually beam back you ask if it is too small. It gives the voters a apocryphal faculty of best and bodies say “well my aggregation won this time.” Its basically big government guy cardinal one and big government guy cardinal two. So we are basically bottomward to actually aloof the red and dejected team. They are both for big government and all you are accomplishing is acclaim for the red and blue, and not necessarily policy. Back I abutting the Libertarian affair and movement in 2024, in the ‘70s and ‘80s we would generally acquaint bodies we booty the best of both sides.

Like the Republicans, we accept in bread-and-butter liberties. Like the larboard and the Democrats, we Libertarians accept in amusing liberties. But now you can’t alike say that anymore because neither ancillary is for any liberty. We see Republicans like Donald Trump advancing in and spending money and assuming abhorrent laws in industry. Then on the left, we see some of the better movements adjoin chargeless accent that accept been about for absolutely a while. The larboard has become so anti-free speech, so we can’t alike say we booty the best from both sides.

For instance, with Obamacare, we do not accept a chargeless bazaar healthcare system. I accumulate audition bodies say “since the chargeless bazaar doesn’t work, I assumption we will accept to go to single-payer or we accept to go to this arrangement or that system.” No, we don’t accept a chargeless bazaar healthcare arrangement and we haven’t had it aback at atomic World War 2. If we went aback to the chargeless market, we would accept abundant lower healthcare prices. Because we would accept the checks and balances of a chargeless bazaar system.

BC: Do you anticipate catastrophe the war on drugs would advice ameliorate American badge forces?

Absolutely. We accept so abounding laws and the badge in so abounding areas there’s affectionate of an ‘us against them’ mentality. Crime is a bounded issue. For instance, assault, burglary, and all of those things are done to a specific person, home, or to their cars. There is no charge for the federal government to get involved. Policing is a bounded issue. But what the federal government has done is that they accept fabricated it a federal issue. One of those means we can ameliorate badge is by catastrophe the biologic laws. We accept biologic laws at the federal level. Now we got the federal government giving bounded badge armament tanks and paramilitary equipment. Chargeless training, and chargeless money to buy added forms of equipment. The badge armament wouldn’t accept that money if they had to accession it in their own communities.

BC: Ever back I was born, for the aftermost 40 years, the US has been at war. What would you do about these conflicts if you became President?

JJ: One of my top three issues is to accompany the troops home. It is to about-face America into one big behemothic Switzerland. Armed and neutral. The irony actuality is that a aggressive is declared to assure us. But what is accident is that our aggressive is authoritative us beneath safe and not safer. It has had the adverse effect.

2020 Libertarian Presidential Candidate Jo Jorgensen Talks Bitcoin, Endless Wars, Covid-19 Response

There was no absolution for Bin Laden to arrange the 9-11 attack. However, Bin Laden was able to absolve the advance with his followers. Part of the way he was able to do that is was to say attending the United States is still here, and they said it would be ‘temporary.’ He said that the U.S. aria to us and said they would be out of actuality by a assertive date, but they are still here. If we were not over there, Bin Laden would accept had a abundant harder time acceptable his followers that the U.S. bare to be attacked.

BC: What would you say to bodies who don’t anticipate that it’s account it accommodating in voting because Democrats and Republicans consistently win?

JJ: I would acquaint them that the acumen that Democrats and Republicans accumulate acceptable is because everybody keeps voting for them. If you don’t appetite big government, again don’t vote for a Democrat or Republican. Some bodies say “well its a decay of a vote,” but I acquaint bodies it is a ashen vote to vote for article you don’t want.

BC: Can you acquaint our readers what types of affairs you accept that would abode accurately bitcoin and cryptocurrency advocates?

First I would achieve Ron Paul’s Free Competition in Currency Act. This would abolition acknowledged breakable laws and taxes on bill and budgetary metals. And it would abolition the prohibition on bogus money.

I would accredit leaders at the Treasury Department, who would be told to leave bitcoin and crypto operations alone. Lastly, I would absolution Ross Ulbricht, the alone who operated the Silk Road (SR) marketplace. Ulbricht is confined added than one activity book in bastille for irenic offenses, partly because some of the SR associates were affairs drugs for bitcoin. By accomplishing these things it would advice accumulate affairs clandestine and advice stop the government-induced abasement of the dollar.

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