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Posted by Stephen Boydstun on 10/20, 10:10am
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NASA Report Details How Agency Significantly Benefits US Economy
Posted by Luke Setzer on 9/25, 5:53am
I see reports like this one and question them.  The link goes to a summary page which in turn links to the actual study spanning 2,670 pages.  Ouch.  Outside the root moral issue of expropriating personal wealth via taxes to spend on goals chosen by political rather than market forces, where would a person begin to exa...(Read more...)
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There's a reason that Netflix is sexualizing young girls
Posted by Luke Setzer on 8/21, 11:28am
"The obvious problem is that what Netflix did is catnip for pedophiles.  It also degrades our culture and encourages young children to sexualize themselves.  Beyond the obvious, Netflix’s terrible decision points to a more serious problem in Western culture, which is that sexualizing children is a precursor of st...(Read more...)
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Video: Should libertarians vote for Biden, Jorgensen, or Trump in the next presidential election?
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 8/04, 4:29pm
That was the topic of an online Soho Forum debate held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. It featured George Mason University law professor Ilya Somin; Angela McArdle, the chair of the Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County; and Francis Menton, a retired attorney who blogs at Manhattan Contrarian. The debate was moderated b...(Read more...)
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Universal Basic Income is Capitalism 2.0
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 7/30, 3:29pm
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Is RoR on line again?
Posted by Sam Erica on 6/12, 8:05am
Testing, testing, testing. Am I the first to notice that RoR is on line again after a long hiatus? ...(Read more...)
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After a devastating gas pipeline explosion, Massachusetts ends licensing exemption.
Posted by Luke Setzer on 3/18, 11:27am
Following the disaster, the National Transportation Safety Board investigated the incident and consulted with NSPE. The Society and NTSB staff spent several weeks discussing the engineering licensing process, its standards, and NSPE’s opposition to licensing law exemptions. NSPE shared several documents, includin...(Read more...)
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Asteroid Success
Posted by Stephen Boydstun on 9/28, 3:02am
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Dozens at Facebook Unite to Challenge Its 'Intolerant' Liberal Culture
Posted by Luke Setzer on 8/29, 7:58am
Mr. Amerige, who started working at Facebook in 2012, said on his personal website that he followed philosophical principles laid out by the philosopher and writer Ayn Rand. He posted the 527-word memo about political diversity at Facebook on Aug. 20.  On issues like diversity and immigration, he wrote, "you can either...(Read more...)
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Professor’s contract with students: ‘Drop the class immediately if you are triggered by free speech’
Posted by Luke Setzer on 8/23, 1:09pm
A professor has taken a novel approach when it comes to dealing with the increasing number of students railing against and even shutting down academic ideas they don’t agree with: a contract.(Read more...)
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