Washington's got debt ceiling fever!—and the prospect of the US defaulting on its giant shitheap of foreign loans is becoming scarily real. So what happens if no deal is struck? MONEY CHAOS. Time to gear up for econo-hell.
Right now, Bitcoin's a pretty fringe internet phenomenon—unbacked digital currency used mostly by hackers and drug dealers. But if the dollar poops the bed, a decentralized currency untainted by political infighting could be just the ticket. Or the only ticket. Right now, the Bitcoin's worth a little over $12 USD. Get in while the gettin's good.