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by jgarry
Fri Jan 23, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Polywell recession
Replies: 20
Views: 4226

Moore's law has quietly expired, too. But the pace of tech continues apace. Disk drives have become orders of magnitude larger for instance. No I think the cause for the dramatic decline in job creation lies elsewhere.
by jgarry
Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Polywell recession
Replies: 20
Views: 4226

IT due to Moore's law has been a disruptive technology. New software does tend to put people out of work, but the resulting productivity gains ultimately drove the economy to produce more jobs. Well at least in the mid to late nineties this happened. Some other effect seems to have offset these gain...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Unintended consequences
Replies: 4
Views: 2150

By then the machines will have obsoleted man, and we'll no longer be necessary.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

May I add as well that there are a number of liberal sites devoted exclusively to media reform and the debunking of shoddy, biased reportage by the corporate media. I am not aware of anything like an equivalent effort by conservatives. While absence of evidence is not evidence of absence, it is perh...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

Murdoch's outlets, some of them at least, are conservative, or so I've argued. Is it then your assertion that an outlet cannot have a bias different from that of it's owner? Again, as somebody cited, Murdoch has said at times that he's "embarrassed" by Fox sometimes. I mean, my other cite clearly s...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123111967642552909.html Ok here's an example. This recent piece in the WSJ denounces the "funny" business in the hotly contested senate election between Franken and Coleman. But what is exactly is the funny business supposed to be? All the decisions on the part on the...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

[quote="ravingdave"][quote="jgarry"]I withdraw my previous apology. The sky is green, grass is red, Murdoch is liberal.[/quote] Red States are Blue, and Blue States are Red... Sorry, this just occured to me or I would have mentioned it earlier. Red is the color of Communism/Socialism, Blue is the co...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

[quote="ravingdave"][quote="jgarry"]Well since we can't agree agree on first principles, let's just end it with a hearty kiss off, then. I have no intention of debating the obvious with stubborn fools. Murdoch is a liberal? Please.[/quote] Oh come on ! It's Fun! Just don't take it too seriously. :) ...
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

Well since we can't agree agree on first principles, let's just end it with a hearty kiss off, then. I have no intention of debating the obvious with stubborn fools. Murdoch is a liberal? Please.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

OMG
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

I withdraw my previous apology. The sky is green, grass is red, Murdoch is liberal.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

I'm sorry to be rude, but if we're going to have reasonable discourse, we're going to have to have at least some respect for... reason.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

" From articles i've read, it is believed that Rupert Murdoch is a liberal,"

This was in the post immediately prior to mine, from a raving dave. It's complete nonsense, unworthy of further comment.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Media "Control" of the Elections?
Replies: 328
Views: 72767

Murdoch is a liberal

Murdoch is a liberal? This nonsense speaks for itself.
by jgarry
Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I am starting to like this Obama guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 2722

Power of the purse resides with Congress. It's in the constitution. That's why there's no line item veto, I believe. Earmarks should be gotten rid of, because they are subject to abuse.