Grateful for those trying to convince the govt to not pass restrictive legislation but ultimately Bitcoin is the product of activists who thought we should seize — not beg for — our freedoms. This quote from Wei Dai (a Cypherpunk cited in the Bitcoin White Paper) sums it all up:

11:29 PM · Jul 31, 2021

81
832
65
2,889
Replying to @gladstein
✊✊
0
0
0
1
Replying to @gladstein
All my coding summed up.
2
0
0
15
sounds shadowy but okay 😁
0
0
0
3
Replying to @gladstein
They can worship their paper gods. We will triumph
0
0
0
1
Replying to @gladstein
Based
0
0
0
1
Replying to @gladstein
Diplomacy and negotiation are typically a better strategy on the long term. You cannot simply tear everything down all of a sudden. If our thesis is correct, we will have more leverage over time. It grows like an idea virus.
1
1
0
7
So why didn't Satoshi went and talk with the regulators, the FED and the SEC before launching $Btc to ask them what they think about that?
2
0
0
6
Replying to @gladstein
The weakest move the US govt made was waiting until 2023 to impose new rules… by then it’ll be too late #bitcoin has already won
1
0
1
13
Thinking Bitcoin had won the battle is how you lose the war.
1
0
0
6
Replying to @gladstein
Such a great quote! revolutions don’t ask for permission
0
3
0
78