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CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel
Court documents detail arrangement between the U.S. government and the Sinaloa cartel.

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Police Not Guilty in Kelly Thomas Death

↳ Posted on January 14th, 2014 by Ben Spera

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Pbs’ Ghostwriter Show Identity Revealed

↳ Posted on January 13th, 2014 by Ben Spera

ghost-writerMost anyone who was a kid in the 90s will remember PBS’s TV show Ghostwriter. The show was about a bunch of kids who tried to solve mysteries with the help of some ghost that could rearrange the words they wrote in a notebook. It doesn’t sound like much of a plot but it was interesting for  a young kid in the 90s. I had horrible handwriting as a kid and the show was very frustrating for me because all the kids had neat, legible handwriting. Read more…

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Court Oks Barring High Iqs for Cops

↳ Posted on January 12th, 2014 by Ben Spera
Via ABC News:
Court OKs Barring High IQs for Cops
A man whose bid to become a police officer was rejected after he scored too high on an intelligence test has lost an appeal in his federal lawsuit against the city. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York upheld a lower court’s decision that the city did not discriminate against...

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Astronomers Find Habitable Planet

↳ Posted on January 12th, 2014 by Ben Spera

PlanetThe Kepler Space Telescope, launched in 2009 by NASA, has found a planet with a temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 C), and it is believed to be covered in land and water like our own planet. Kepler 22B has a year of 290 days, sitting just 15% closer to it’s sun then we are to ours. 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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Paypal 14 Enter Guilty Plea in Case Surrounding Pro-wikileaks Ddos Attack

Posted on December 6th, 2013 by Ben Spera

anony14largepopupWhen the federal government didn’t like the information that the non-profit Wikileaks was releasing, they leaned on PayPal with all the weight of the federal government. Almost instantly, PayPal caved to the pressure and joined Visa and MasterCard in refusing to process donations for Wikileaks. Wikileaks did little to deserve this other than to embarrass politicians in Washington. However there are few crimes which are taken more seriously than that. Read more…


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