Article: Foreign national paid for private planes that took runaway Texas Democrats to Washington

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Foreign national paid for private planes that took runaway Texas Democrats to Washington

WorldTribune, 14 July 2021

Election integrity would seem to be a bi-partisan joke. Even in Texas.

“If they (Democrats) felt like walking out was representing their districts, I was not going to force them to vote on a piece of legislation that was offensive to their district.”

That’s how freshman Republican House Speaker Dade Phelan responded to questions surrounding the Texas Democrats’ latest attempt to delay passage of a voter integrity bill by flying to Washington D.C., the Corpus Christi Caller Times reports. Continue reading “Article: Foreign national paid for private planes that took runaway Texas Democrats to Washington”

Article: DeFi May Not Herald Independence Day From Traditional Banking

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DeFi May Not Herald Independence Day From Traditional Banking

PYMNTS, 05 July 2021

Independence Day weekend brings to mind freedom, of course. And before too long, we may have independence from the banks, from the third parties, and from the financial system itself. Or maybe not.

The promise of decentralized finance (DeFi) is that the advent of cryptocurrencies, and perhaps more significantly, blockchain, will eliminate the reliance on the traditional players in financial services. Continue reading “Article: DeFi May Not Herald Independence Day From Traditional Banking”