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We sit down with Blake Masters, COO at Thiel Capital, coauthor of Zero to One, and 2022 candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona.  - Why Blake is running for Senate in Arizona  - Blake's experience running Thiel Capital and what led him to politics today  - Does Congress need more business expertise?...

We sit down with Blake Masters, COO at Thiel Capital, coauthor of Zero to One, and 2022 candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona. 
- Why Blake is running for Senate in Arizona 
- Blake's experience running Thiel Capital and what led him to politics today 
- Does Congress need more business expertise? 
- Where Blake falls on the spectrum of being pro vs anti crypto 
- Where Blake gets his info regarding the crypto industry 
- USA vs Chinese policy on Bitcoin 
- Should the US pursue a strategic Bitcoin reserve? 
- Does cryptocurrency impair the US' sanctions-making ability? 
- Will the government maintain its sanctions-making ability in perpetuity? 
- How crypto and Bitcoin could shore up the U.S. dollar 
- Can the Fed solve climate or racial equity issues? 
- Are the MMTers in power? 
- Is the U.S. facing a genuine risk of default? 
- Leftist explanations for inflation and why they are unsatisfying
- Where the Covid-related stimulus payments warranted?
- Dealing with Big Tech deplatforming and whether Section 230 is sufficient 
- Can decentralized internet applications compete with Big Tech platforms? 
- Are legislative solutions sufficient to Big Tech oligarchies? 
- Blake's view on stablecoins and how they should be regulated 
- Should the government be following China's lead on CBDCs? 
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