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10 Space Objects That Are Impossible To Wrap Your Mind Around - Listverse
Space is pretty cool, and a lot of it is pretty weird. Planets orbit around stars, which die and are reborn, and everything in the galaxy orbits supermassi

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Via The Daily Caller:
Report: Marines to award third post-9/11 Medal of Honor
A Marine who shielded a friend from a 2010 grenade blast at a rooftop security post in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor, the Marine Corps Times reports. In November 2010, Kyle Carpenter,

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Obama_robertsReason Magazine published an article last week reviewing all of President Obama’s failures before U.S. courts. It’s an impressively extensive list for a man who claims to be an expert on American constitutional law. Many of his administration’s arguments fail to persuade even the most liberal judges, including those appointed by his own administration. He can’t even get the support of many judges he put on the bench. Now, that shows you just how ridiculous many of his administration’s positions really are.

Source: Reason

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The Best Defense Your Money Can’t Buy

↳ Posted on February 4th, 2014 by Ben Spera

Reason Magazine has a great article about the government’s tactic of pre-eminently freezing a defendant’s assets. This takes away any means a defendant has of funding their defense. The article spotlights a couple who have challenged this tactic in court.

Source: Reason

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Scientists Finally Record Ball Lightning

↳ Posted on January 24th, 2014 by Ben Spera
Via Medium:
Ball Lightning – Looking Up – Medium
Chinese scientists have recorded the rare phenomenon in nature for the first time

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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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Song About Effects of Ptsd

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by Ben Spera

Found this awesome song about PTSD and the Iraq War written by an artist (and Iraq vet) by the name of Aaron Lee Marshall. Check out the music video here on YouTube. The song reminds me of something John Mayer or Jack Johnson would put out. I bought the song on Amazon and have been listening to it all day. Quality tune.

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