Author Archive | Benjamin Bartlett

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Buying Your First Car

A note: This feature is much like a “Pick-Your-Own-Ending” type of writing. Start at the beginning, and follow the directions until you’ve come to a conclusion that fits you! 16 years old, fresh out of the BMV with your license and maybe some money saved up to buy your first car. Buying your first car […]

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The Reason I Won’t Be Broke By 22

 18 y.o., USMC enlisted (Boot Ship July. 22nd, MOS 02–)   For decades, high school students have worked hard to get into the best college possible and survive four years (or more) of studying,  all to get that $100,000+ piece of paper that says they’re good enough at something. News flash. Things have changed. More […]

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United States Marines Corps Recruiters In Maine

United States Recruiter. The name holds an intimidating, assertive, and sometimes cocky resonance, especially when the title “Air Force” or “Marines” or any other branch of the military is placed in front of it. An unnamed Marine watching the sun rise In today’s social culture, the military’s formidable presence has set a historically insistent tone […]

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Death by Twitter: The Elon Musk Edition

A lot can happen from a single tweet. Political wars, record-breaking chicken nuggets, and most recently the  major upset of one of the most controversial automotive companies since Hennessy “produced” their Venom GT. On August 7th of 2018, Tesla’s chairman and CEO Elon Musk tweeted; “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” The […]

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