The government is fungible, they will act in their own best interests always (which means their campaign-donors' interests). So expect them to rule bitcoin as they see fit, which means eventually bitcoin will be outlawed if it becomes too powerful.
So much for escaping Western Union fees; back then, yes, but now it's like $50 to send a dollar.
Our guess is the crypto-run is nearing its conclusion, so tread carefully!
Would happily watch that movie, bring it on.