Wrestlin’, NBA, and Classic Video Games – Unpopular Opinions #1

Unpopular Opinions #1

This is episode 1 of a brand new YMB Network show with a brand new host. It’s Unpopular Opinions with Ryan Tofil and it’s gonna knock your socks off.

This pilot episode takes YMB into completely new, unexplored territory. Ryan will cover absolutely any topic that captures his interest and he’s bound to capture yours too. Today’s subject matter includes wresting (the fake kind), the NBA playoffs, classic video games, and more.

To kick things …

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Patriotism: ‘Merica Fuck Yeah – Tim’s Two Cents #11

Tim's Two Cents #11

This is episode 11 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

Today’s podcast is all about patriotism. We all have fervent devotion to our country ingrained into us from childhood, especially at public schools. But how much can patriotism or its cousin, nationalism, actually benefit us?

Does pride in our geographic location have any merit in a time when the internet dispels most myths about the supposed virtues of …

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Samourai Wallet Beefs Up Privacy, Amazon Enables Signal Censorship, & More – YMB Podcast E240

You, Me, and BTC E240

This is episode 240 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Did you read all of that last paragraph? We’re not just a Bitcoin podcast. We’re also a *liberty* podcast. So in addition to Bitcoin, we take serious interest in privacy, security, censorship resistance, free trade, and numerous other liberty-oriented topics. We’ve covered all that since the beginning.

This week we have some good news and some bad news …

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Bitcoin Journalism with Kyle Torpey – The Coin Pod, Ep. 13

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Journalists who cover Bitcoin are perennially controversial figures (as are all journalists, really) who face extraordinary criticism for the news and opinions they share about Bitcoin and other alt-coins. Journalists who hate Bitcoin and those who own Bitcoin are equally criticized by opposing sides in the “crypto” space, and opinions which later prove incorrect are typically doubled down on instead of corrected.

To address as much of the Bitcoin journalism controversy …

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Optimism & Being Half Full of Yourself – Tim’s Two Cents #10

Tim's Two Cents #10

This is episode 10 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week, Tim’s all about optimism. Society as a whole seems to promote blind belief in oneself. Disney tells us our hearts are never wrong and we’ll always live happily ever after. But how much can unrealistic positivity really improve your life?

While disease and failure constantly surround us, some people choose to simply believe they will always …

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Cryptocurrency Is Not a Magic Bullet

In many respects, blockchain can be considered a mature technology. Though it hasn’t yet reached its ultimate market penetration or even realized bitcoin’s original ambition of endowing greater financial freedom, it’s now caught on with developers, startups, and even long-established businesses. Blockchain isn’t new anymore, and it’s lost the novelty it once commanded to a degree. This means that real value must be brought to the table by innovative blockchain companies to advance the trend.…

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CheapAir.com CEO Joins Us to Share How Coinbase & BitPay Screwed Him – YMB Podcast E239

Jeff Klee on You, Me, and BTC E239

This is episode 239 of You, Me, and BTC – your liberty and Bitcoin podcast.

Today’s exciting guest is Jeff Klee, the CEO of CheapAir.com. CheapAir has been using Coinbase to accept Bitcoin for airfare for years now. (Kudos for that!) But recently, some changes over at Coinbase threw Jeff’s company under the bus.

And to make matters worse, BitPay also introduced changes earlier this year that left many merchants in the dark. They now …

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Despotism and Autocracy – Tim’s Two Cents #9

Tim's Two Cents #9

This is episode 9 of Tim’s Two Cents – the outrageous show where Tim argues with himself.

This week’s show is all about despotism. Most of us in the modern world assume autocratic rule by one person is something completely negative. But are there some redeeming features to this strongman type of rule?

In a world where aggression and compulsory governance are currently unavoidable, is a dictator truly the worst kind of leader? Could it …

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