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Critical Thought 63 - Binary Triggers & The Fed

July 28th, 2023  •  1 hr 13 mins  •  Download (50.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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The man who fired on police officers in Fargo earlier this month chose to use a gun that was modified with a binary trigger. Some states do ban the purchase of binary triggers specifically or modifications like binary triggers generally.

The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate another 0.25% on Wednesday, reviving its inflation fight despite a significant cooldown of price increases in recent months. The rate hike brought the Fed's benchmark interest rate to a 22-year high of between 5.25% and 5.5%.