Sometimes the Sun can be a real jerk

Scientists are warning against solar outbursts called coronal mass ejections that can cause havoc with electrical grids and electronic devices. From New Scientist: The most powerful solar outburst on record happened in 1859. At that time, it merely disrupted telegraph communication. But if it happened today, it could cause lasting damage to electric power grids, …

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Defending virtual child pornography is not my fight

Defending virtual child pornography is not my fight

Kalinara from the blog Pretty, Fizzy Paradise wrote a blog post responding to what I wrote about the Christopher Handley virtual child pornography case the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) decided to take on and help defend. Kalinara seems to infer from my post that I think people who procure collect child pornography do not deserve …

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The CBLDF is making the world safe for virtual child pornography

The CBLDF is making the world safe for virtual child pornography - BENT CORNER

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) signed on to be a special consultant in a criminal case. It involves virtual child pornography. Christopher Handley bought Japanese manga (comics) over the Internet from his home in Iowa. Handley’s local post office was suspicious of the package. They obtained a search warrant to inspect its contents. Inside …

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Baseball Hall of Fame finds room for yet another undeserving Yankee

Former second baseman Joe Gordon has been selected for enshrinement to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. If you think the Veterans Committee is comprised of soldiers back from Iraq or Afghanistan, you would be wrong. They’d probably do a better job. It’s made up of old ballplayers. I just don’t get it. …

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