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Comment: Re:Frankly... (Score 1) 857

by Luteus (#21371527) Attached to: How Much is Your Right to Vote Worth?
I'm not exactly sure how you can judge the mentality of military members by the current regime. I would think experiencing the hardships of a meaningless war would actually give someone a better viewpoint when it comes to voting. It would seem to be a system that would regulate itself. Veterans would be more likely to vote for someone who only gets into conflict for a solely defensive reason rather than one for monetary gain.
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+ - Uranus Rings Discovered Centuries Ago

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "The BBC has a story on how the rings around Uranus may have been first discovered in 1797, and not 1977 as currently accepted. Sir William Herschel, the discoverer of Uranus, wrote in his notes about a ring that was 'a little inclined to the red', which is consistent with modern observations. Herschel also got the size and orientation of the ring right. However, other astronomers believe that the rings are far too faint for Herschel to have seen them."

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