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Open Thread for March 2021

This is the Open Thread for March of 2021.

Please leave your tips, announcements, or other things below.

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  1. William Saturn William Saturn March 5, 2021

    Today is Dr. Don Grundmann’s 69th birthday. Happy Birthday Don!

  2. Root's Teeth Are Awesome Root's Teeth Are Awesome March 20, 2021

    FBI charges a New Hampshire libertarian group with Bitcoin money laundering: https://www.unionleader.com/news/crime/free-keene-leaders-arrested-for-money-laundering-in-fbi-raids-illegal-bitcoin-exchange-alleged/article_bc35a1fa-818c-50c4-a91e-717f6e66b929.html

    Six people involved with the libertarian Free Keene group are facing charges — including wire fraud and money laundering — related to an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange that federal prosecutors said processed some $10 million since 2016. …

    More details here: https://www.nhpr.org/post/libertarian-activists-including-nobody-arrested-nh-cryptocurrency-related-crimes#stream/0

    The accused includes a former gubernatorial candidate and libertarian activist who changed his last name to Freeman; a man with a lengthy criminal record who changed his legal name to Nobody; and a transgender woman who identifies as a Satanist who lost a bid for Cheshire county sheriff last year.

    So it seems that actual LP members and candidates are among the accused.

  3. Thane Eichenauer Thane Eichenauer March 30, 2021

    I was listening to 92.3 HD 2 (The Saints Channel) today at work and they mentioned Joseph Smith’s campaign for president. Looking at the Wikipedia article is appears that he ran in 1844 affiliated with the Reform Party (using the Wikipedia terminology).

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Smith_1844_presidential_campaign

    I am not now and never have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints nor have my parents ever been members.

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