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hqdefaultSomething this Christmas season reminded me of this kid’s movie series I always watched when I was young called McGee and Me. My parents and grandma got me all the videos and I watched them a lot. Now I wanted to rewatch the old movies again in the worst way. But there was a problem: my old videos were long gone and I had absolutely no idea where they went.

In an apparent inspiration by McGee and Me’s moral themes, I detoured from my normal move of heading straight to The Pirate Bay. I tried Focus on the Family and Tyndale House Publishers’ websites and couldn’t find anything on the series. This was a pretty popular series so I don’t understand why it just faded into the darkness like this, but I couldn’t find anywhere to buy them on DVD. Read more…

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A Libertarian Case for Net Neutrality

Posted on January 25th, 2014 by Ben Spera

14137_large_net_neutralityAs a libertarian you may be uneasy with the concept of net neutrality. Like me, you feel inexplicably drawn to this neutrality but feel guilty for it. You think to yourself, “I’m a free-market libertarian, by God! Regulation is wrong! Why is my instinct betraying me?” It’s because we don’t live in perfect world. We live in an economy that is far from free and is infested with government regulations and corporate manipulation. The internet service industry is a picturesque example of this.
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Rep Cheri Bustos: Military Pension Cuts Right for America

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by Ben Spera

Via Breitbart:

[repost img=”http://blog.benspera.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Bustos-Obama.jpg” title=”DEM REP. CHERI BUSTOS: BUDGET THAT CUTS MILITARY PENSIONS ‘RIGHT FOR AMERICA'” desc=”Freshman Democrat Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) held two budget events in her Western Illinois district on Tuesday. The events, in which constituents pick their priorities for spending, are designed to support the argument that government needs more revenue. Beyond that, however, Bustos used the event to say how ‘pleased’ she was to vote for the Paul Ryan-Patty Murray budget that increases spending, raises user fees and cuts veterans’ pensions.” url=”http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/12/18/Dem-Rep-Cheri-Bustos-Budget-That-Cuts-Military-Pensions-Right-for-America”]

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