On Sat, 2007-10-13 at 13:25 -0500, Robert Seeberger wrote:
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From: Kevin B. O'Brien [EMAIL PROTECTED]
To: Killer Bs Discussion email@example.com
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2007 10:48 PM
Subject: What the heck is Maru?
I have been reading this list for
On Mon, 2007-10-15 at 11:28 -0500, Mauro Diotallevi wrote:
On 10/13/07, Kevin O'Brien [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
Kevin B. O'Brien TANSTAAFL
Speaking of TANSTAAFL, I just reread _The Moon is a Harsh Mistress_
again over the weekend. I think I enjoy it more each time I read it.
Doug Pensinger wrote:
Ahem. Hello? Anyone here
Just got back from Penguicon. I had breakfast with Karl Schroeder, which
was fairly wide-ranging in looking at Canada and the US, among other
topics. And attended a great talk by Geoffrey Landis that discussed the
physics of time travel.
On 10/15/2010 4:23 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
From: brin-l-boun...@mccmedia.com [mailto:brin-l-boun...@mccmedia.com] On
Behalf Of Doug Pensinger
Sent: Friday, October 15, 2010 1:54 PM
To: Killer Bs (David Brin et al) Discussion
Subject: Re: Down with the government
On 7/22/2011 3:07 AM, Alex Gogan wrote:
No probs but you need to get a gmail email account which are free
www.gmail.com and can send out the invite. If there are any others
have some invites left.
Also if any of you guys are interested in joining my circle just look
out for me,
On 9/3/2011 11:17 PM, Ronn! Blankenship wrote:
1958, President Eisenhower signed the National Defense Education Act,
which provided aid to public and private education to promote learning
in such fields as math and science
On this date in 2011, it is official: President Eisenhower's own
On 11/19/2012 11:11 AM, Dan Minette wrote:
But, we cannot create many jobs where there is a reason to pay someone
a good income. That is a challanging problem. It might best be faced
by spreading ownership of corporations, but doing that without the law
of unitended consequences bighting us is
On 11/19/2012 4:56 PM, D.C. Frandsen wrote:
But I also have a problem with the idea that creating new customers by which I
guess, Kevin, you mean demand, is the only solution. I believe our problem has
been that we have been fixated on creating demand only, not on the type of
demand we are
On 11/20/2012 2:12 PM, John Williams wrote:
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 5:45 AM, Kevin O'Brien zwil...@zwilnik.com wrote:
Right now, there is a ton of cash that is mostly on the sidelines
because the people who have it do not see opportunities for productive
Cash on the sidelines
On 11/20/2012 4:35 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
BTW, my doctoral dissertation at the University of Michigan involved
banking and monetary issues. One
of the best lessons I learned was that people who really understand what
they are talking about can say it it plain English.
Well, that just makes
On 11/22/2012 4:32 PM, Charlie Bell wrote:
It's hard to compete if one has a shred of ethics. This last US Presidential
election astounded me as the Republican bubble was almost impenetrable, and the
constant repeating of lies by the Romney/Ryan campaign far exceeded even my
On 11/24/2012 11:08 AM, Dan Minette wrote:
How about Hayek?
Half of the article that I'm giving a link to talks about him. It is written
by another Nobel prize winner, and gives a very interesting account how his
professional and popular works differ. I like the comparison of him to Marx,
On 11/26/2012 9:21 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
Since we don't want this list dominated by carved Norwegian tourist shop
items, I thought I'd throw out an argument. I have seen Germany and Japan
shutting down nuclear energy, after the Greens have suceeded in making it
non-PC. They had argued that the
A conservative economist tells how he learned about epistemic closure
and got banned from Fox.
Kevin B. O'Brien
A damsel with a dulcimer in a vision once I saw.
On 11/27/2012 5:18 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
Really cheap power if we bootstrap by building one power satellite and use
it for propulsion
lasers to bring up parts for thousands.
With all due respect, Keith, I've been hearing arguments like this for 50
years. One thing would help you establish
On 11/28/2012 7:05 PM, Keith Henson wrote:
In regard to Kevin B. O'Brien's comments, the Chinese are far more
likely to build propulsion lasers and power sats than the US. It's
possible they have already made the decision, see the recent
announcement about building power sats with the Indians.
On 11/29/2012 6:38 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
They used the low price tactic to drive out virtually all
other rare earth suppliers a bit over a decade ago, and are now in a
position where the startup costs are high for other countries, and any
country with pollution regulations would have a hard
On 11/30/2012 8:49 AM, Dan Minette wrote:
So, they were fired up when the windmills were down due to low
wind. Now, with cheap natural gas, the building of windmills has slown down
to a virtual halt.
Well, cheap currently. It is just one carbon tax away from being
expensive. And to my mind the
On 11/29/2012 9:16 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
They convinced Uganda that using fertilizer and insecticides was bad.
That's why the crop yield is so low. Little grows and the insects get most
of it. The US, on the other hand, uses insecticides in cycles so it's hard
for the insects to develop
On 12/1/2012 6:36 PM, Dan Minette wrote:
How is that going to happen. Are you arguing that the US will impose a
carbon tax that is so high that we will be paying more in carbon taxes than
fuel costs? Given the fact that we've been unable to raise the gas tax in
decades, how will we impose a
On 12/4/2012 9:02 AM, Dan Minette wrote:
I sent this to a single person instead of the list due to Killer B being
changed (probably automatically) from the sender to a cc. I think this
happened a couple of other times. I've gotten replies, but will not post
them, because they aren't my
On 3/14/2013 2:05 PM, Jon Louis Mann wrote:
I'd like to get back on the?list, please.
I think I've been deleted??
(been inactive for a long time!).
I don't think you've been deleted.
But we've been real quiet.
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