E30: Bryan Solstin on Making Bitcoin Legal Tender In America
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Bryan Solstin is a US Senate Candidate with a campaign focused on making Bitcoin legal tender in America.

Bryan and I discussed the steps required to make Bitcoin legal tender, Bitcoin’s effect on the US political landscape today, how the Lightning Network will fulfill Bitcoin’s ability to be a medium of exchange, and the second-order effects of America on a fiat vs. Bitcoin standard.

→ Bryan Solstin: https://solstin.org/

→ Bryan’s 22 Bitcoin Use Cases: https://zenimal.xyz/use-cases

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00:00 - Intro

01:47 - Bryan Solstin Intro

04:31 - Bryan’s Introduction to Bitcoin

09:44 - The Impact of a Broken Fiat Financial System

14:29 - Transitioning From a Fiat Standard to a Bitcoin Standard

21:25 - The Steps to Making Bitcoin Legal Tender in the US

30:39 - What Will The Future Role of the US Dollar Be?

34:56 - Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange

42:46 - Bitcoin’s Impact as a Payments Platform

49:45 - Bitcoin’s Energy Usage

56:49 - Why America Should Be First to Adopt Bitcoin

1:01:05 - How Long Will It Take to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender?

1:04:29 - How Bitcoin Demonetizes Real Estate

1:12:48 - The Lightning Round

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