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Forum: Current Events 12-11-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 674
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Brexit is about making those hundreds of thousand...

Brexit is about making those hundreds of thousand or million EU citizens into foreigner - who must get visas or leave. London, that is so vibrant because it is compopolitian, is one reason why the...
Forum: Politics 12-11-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,838
Posted By tw
That is not the cheeseburger that was served back...

That is not the cheeseburger that was served back then. We are discussing retail prices - not the price of discounted loss leaders.
Forum: Politics 12-11-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,838
Posted By tw
Obviously not sarcasm. The coke I once bought...

Obviously not sarcasm. The coke I once bought for a dime now cost over a dollar. That dime then is now called 90 cents. So the price of coke has increased (but not its cost).

That 63 cent Egg...
Forum: Politics 12-10-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,838
Posted By tw
In the early days of MacDonalds, one could get a...

In the early days of MacDonalds, one could get a hamburger and coke for less than $1. Today, that is about $8. Replacing humans with more machines has significantly reduced the cost of hamburgers.
Forum: Current Events 12-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 674
Posted By tw
There never was a plan in mind. Boris Johnson,...

There never was a plan in mind. Boris Johnson, et al were promoting Brexit for the same reason another here says he only wants to wreck it all.

Anyone can see why Brexit can only be bad. For...
Forum: Current Events 12-09-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 674
Posted By tw
Brexit is already in trouble. The bad parts have...

Brexit is already in trouble. The bad parts have not yet started.

Brexit supporters will remain in denial even as things degrade over the next tens years.

No one has yet posted one fact that...
Forum: Current Events 12-09-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 674
Posted By tw
A majority who smoked cigarettes to increase...

A majority who smoked cigarettes to increase their health also denied they were brainwashed. Not one logical fact justifies your vote. That reasoning is classic and silly emotion.

A perfect...
Forum: Current Events 12-06-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 674
Posted By tw
Many clearing houses must start executing for...

Many clearing houses must start executing for Brexit three months before the March exit. This made worse because so many Brexit supporting Brits cannot even accept the massive penalties and job...
Forum: Politics 12-02-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Due to massive overhead, GM cannot make a profit...

Due to massive overhead, GM cannot make a profit if they do not sell 50,000 annually. The Corvette has always been a problem due to so few sales.

I was surprised to learn that Bolt can only be...
Forum: Politics 12-01-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Which part was significant?

Which part was significant?
Forum: Politics 12-01-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Volt as designed was so bad that they had to...

Volt as designed was so bad that they had to remove batteries and add a motor. There is no replacement for that Kludge. Trump actually did good for America. His tariffs killed crap called a Volt....
Forum: Politics 11-29-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Those numbers are highly inflated. GM cars are...

Those numbers are highly inflated. GM cars are routinely designed to get a highest EPA number at the expense of reality. EPA says the engine gets 42 MPG. Most owners are getting 35. Road and...
Forum: The Internet 11-27-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,747
Views: 1,164,092
Posted By tw
Painting cows has now replaced cow tipping?

Painting cows has now replaced cow tipping?
Forum: Politics 11-27-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
That was not the original design. Volt...

That was not the original design. Volt originally was suppose to have no engine - only batteries. But it did not do what was required - too late. So a motor was added afterwards - a kludge. ...
Forum: Politics 11-27-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Other factors (ie changing loads, constant...

Other factors (ie changing loads, constant maintenance, less reliability, etc) make home generation impractical. And that is only one of many reasons why batteries are not - cannot be 1/6th less...
Forum: Politics 11-27-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Which ones? As stated earlier, recharging from...

Which ones? As stated earlier, recharging from the grid is less efficient than a gasoline-electric or diesel-electric technology. Losses in creating, transporting, charging and storing energy in a...
Forum: Politics 11-27-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
From that article: It was a lie back then when...

From that article:
It was a lie back then when we engineers were saying so long ago. They lied for the same reason why The Don lies. Its all about enriching the Central Committee of the Party. ...
Forum: Politics 11-27-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
The Chevy Volt was suppose to be 100% electric. ...

The Chevy Volt was suppose to be 100% electric. But the design, when it was proposed, was subverted repeatedly by cost controllers. To save the design, it was patched together to a gas motor.
...
Forum: Current Events 11-26-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By tw
Now that everyone in NASA is no longer using an...

Now that everyone in NASA is no longer using an obsolete technology American measurement system, NASA research vehicles are repeatedly landing safely.

Insight has landed. This one is a base...
Forum: Politics 11-26-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
First indications of a recession are apparent. ...

First indications of a recession are apparent. First to suffer will be the least innovative companies operated to make profits; not a better product.

GM is spending about $1billion more each year...
Forum: Current Events 11-26-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By tw
Colors are chosen based upon what the eye and...

Colors are chosen based upon what the eye and brain can most easily detect and identify. For example, red items are literally camouflaged at dawn and dusk. That is when red cars are most likely...
Forum: Politics 11-26-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 44,874
Posted By tw
Is that a suicide note?

Is that a suicide note?
Forum: The Internet 11-25-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,965
Posted By tw
You stop posting. And I will stop reading...

You stop posting. And I will stop reading insults.

You cannot even separate basic concepts from the person.
Forum: The Internet 11-24-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,965
Posted By tw
An example: Little different from bin Laden,...

An example:

Little different from bin Laden, Nazis, White Supremacists, KKK, and Timothy McVeigh.
Forum: The Internet 11-24-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,965
Posted By tw
An honest man could defend himself with simple...

An honest man could defend himself with simple factual statements. A wacko extremists (ie Nazi, White Supremacist, or KKK) must resort to threats and profanity. An example of an adults who thinks...
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