Archive for November 18th, 2008

Nov 18 2008

Wait Until The News Media Begs For A Bailout

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The idea US taxpayers, struggling to stay afloat in a damaged economy, should bail out companies and state governments is a joke. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were disastrous experiments in liberal social policies. As usual those with connections siphoned off 100′s of millions of dollars from mortgage payments for themselves, and then lined the […]

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Nov 18 2008

Must See TV: 5 Years On Mars

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Last night I watched 5 Year On Mars, the National Geographic documentary of the two martian rovers (Spirit and Opportunity) built by NASA JPL, which have well exceeded their design parameters of 90 days of operation. After nearly 5 years of major successes and numerous near death experiences, these robots (guided by human operators by […]

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