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Ebola Does Not Require an "Ebola Czar," Nor Calling Up the National Guard

James Buchanan Re: Politics (384 comments)

Sorry, the president only spends monies given to him by the makers of the budget. The house creates the budget, the senate approves the houses proities, and the president spends. What part don't you get...so put the blame where it falls... Oh, yeah, Bengazzi.

about a month ago
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Ebola Does Not Require an "Ebola Czar," Nor Calling Up the National Guard

James Buchanan Re: What does require those things? (384 comments)

Wrong, entertainment network. Remember, courts have said news is entertainment in England and the US. The rest of the world gets news, we get entertained, or lied to.

about a month ago
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Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right

James Buchanan Re: The Middle Class is the Bedrock of Society (839 comments)

Are you sure that you are not mistaking "the people creating a government" with the "landed gentry"? Even the English have that problem. Look at the pocketbook of the runners. No one of them is a worker, but a friend of a patron.

about a month ago
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Can the Sun Realistically Power Datacenters?

James Buchanan Re: Obligatoriness Extraordinaire (237 comments)

I would hate to disagree, most electricity is needed at the start of the day, home and businesses powering and heating up to start the workday, usually worst on Monday when all the timers are kicking in, and the presses warming up to be at operating tempretures when then the workers get there. Cannot waste working hours doing that.

about a month and a half ago
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NASA Study: Ocean Abyss Has Not Warmed

James Buchanan Re: we get it (295 comments)

Now you say, warm is the end of the world, co2 is bad, all the bullshit will be solved with more research dollars, and the kindly scientist will save you. "But only by america paying". That is the arguement , but which scientist? The one who adds GMO to your diet? The one who says penguins are dying because of the heat? Or the salmon cannot get over the wier dam? Meanwhile, the work moves from a well or protected area, with rules to mitigate pollution, to unruled areas where they just dump the pollutions created on the streets. Actually you should be thankful for the past warming, otherwise this is a minor lifeless planet. Most of earths history is as an ice world. Very little as a warm planet. We have been warm millions of years out of the billions of the earths years. So after the suns thru with this cycle, what is the next cycle going to be like?

about a month and a half ago
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Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America

James Buchanan Re: It's like the metric system... (276 comments)

I still think, Columbus heard of, or saw one of the older maps of the fishing banks off Canada, saw the rough outline of land there, and thought China. The map mentioned, shows an approximation that could be misinterpreted as Norway. A finger of land, and an entering bay.

about 1 month ago
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Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America

James Buchanan Re: It's like the metric system... (276 comments)

If you checked back, it, slavery, was even practiced though out the world. From the earliest writings, slaves were counted. It's not an European, white man thing. But mentioned in the creation of earth by the Assyrians. Later the eqyptians had slaves in their writings. Same with the Greeks and the Chinese. Don't forget the writings of the slave ships on how the people were obtained. They were bought from slave traders, from their native lands. Not excusing it, or condoning it, but its part of earths history.

about 1 month ago
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Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America

James Buchanan Re: So the Italians win the latest round ... (276 comments)

But, the angles and Saxons fought for the land and the slaves. Who? The Pict's. Who were already there. So that shows what, a community already established. People have always migrated. To be with and where the food was. Or to see what's over the next hill. Or to capture that darling next door.

about 1 month ago
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Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

James Buchanan Re: So? (488 comments)

Wrong-o dragon breath. China has invested nothing. The Chinese government didn't invest in anything, the .01%of a america killers invested. By way of sending our best and brightest ideas there. Sending our research there. And building there the replacement of american clean factories with polluting smog people killing cesspools. And that's better for the world?

about 2 months ago
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Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

James Buchanan Re: So? (488 comments)

So you are saying that your boss should pay to recharge your vehicle? So should my boss pay for my gasoline? As a part of business operations, which are passed to the customer? Without increasing the cost? Sounds intriguing, socialistic.

about 2 months ago
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Energy Utilities Trying To Stifle Growth of Solar Power

James Buchanan Re: So? (488 comments)

The flicker isn't a fuse problem. The problem is that transformers and line conditioning (capacitors) are powerful enough to handle the excess power needed to start a motor. The instantly needed power creates a flicker on other used appliances. An example is the a/c restarts to keep the house cool, the lights will flicker. Some people can see the flicker, some cannot. You see not all people are the same, some peoples nerves react faster then others, their hearing is offset up or down, their attention span is different, etc... They perceive the world differently. To some the flicker is a annoyance unperceived by others.

about 2 months ago
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Intel Launches Xeon E5 V3 Series Server CPUs With Up To 18 Cores

James Buchanan Re: Oooh Shiny (105 comments)

Sorry, Amd is needed to be kept afloat by Intel. Otherwise where is the entry electronics going to come from? Yeah, you and the megas can afford the super sized shit, that needs lox cooling and nuke plant power cables, but johnny on his homework needs something to use at home, grandma to call the kids, needs clean easy to use programs, with decent usage controls. Yes the fancy chip was needed,yes, but I feel, Intel's lost grip of the public market. About two hundred is what grandma's will spend. As the price of tablets drops, watch video conferencing, see if grandmas and johnnies are connecting, the look at price points. AMD is there, not Intel.

about 3 months ago
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Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images

James Buchanan Re: Straight to the pointless debate (136 comments)

So how does taxing Americans to stop clean power, while sponsoring third world development of dirty power ameliate this?

about 3 months ago
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Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images

James Buchanan Re: Straight to the pointless debate (136 comments)

So I can get the climate data fo9r St. Louis,by getting the data from New York and Los Angeles?

about 3 months ago
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Out of the Warehouse: Climate Researchers Rescue Long-Lost Satellite Images

James Buchanan Re: Straight to the pointless debate (136 comments)

What part of conspiracy theory don't you get? Government classifies items,like pictures ,paper and other erratta on a daily basis, and ships it to warehouses, called NARA. There you have a chance to see it if its of the right item requested. Some one forgot to destroy this before it was found. Conspricy theory just say ooo! Mr. Carter, look what I found. Sometimes its right on the mark.

about 3 months ago
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Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot

James Buchanan Re: Chip and PIN (132 comments)

Sorry about this, but you still owe the "bounced check" charge. Your bank may waive it but any in line company won't. Remember they tally at the end of the day. Your balance doesn't always show correctly till the end of day occurs at the bank. Even on debit cards.

about 3 months ago
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Banks Report Credit Card Breach At Home Depot

James Buchanan Re: Chip and PIN (132 comments)

Sorry you are wrong. Been busted , there was a proof of concept at the last black hat meeting. A west coast college presented it. Read about the hack several weeks ago, you should be able to buy the single by now. Yes it was conceptual, but the prior writeup sounded just like the chip and pin, along with further work on the NFC concept of card. As NFC was being introduced they were showing the weaknesses. The only one not busted so far is the encrypted transmission to the bank. But sure homeland has a backdoor, which will be its downfall sooner then later.

about 3 months ago
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Exomoon Detection Technique Could Greatly Expand Potential Habitable Systems

James Buchanan Re: We need faster-than-light travel (66 comments)

Boy, have we unlearned history. How about tang? Like it? We have been outside of earth, and business wants some reason to go back. Mining the asteroids anyone, low orbit hotels maybe next year for the uberfolks. We keep revisiting the same argument from the 60's, it costs too damn much to send humans to space. But to expand a robots knowledge to some experimental bad designed place with limited programmed powers is okay, then to design another experiment many further years in the future done by a select few, I think you get the point. And we don't learn a thing, and argue over the results of poorly designed questions...

about 3 months ago
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Brown Dwarf With Water Clouds Tentatively Detected Just 7 Light-Years From Earth

James Buchanan Re: Is this the missing "dark matter"? (85 comments)

Restating your argument, only those with extensive knowledge of a subject are knowledgable enough to comment? There goes /..no more articles, better get the bible out and only use that for stellar research. You build a theory by standing on the shoulders of others and learning. Modifying the past learning to open the future learning. Otherwise you shut down learning. Learning is the asking of questions. To find a reason something exists or why, or gee, that's neat. That's why science should never be "settled", that means a new dark age. Remember, the bible settled all heracy, such as science, with death. Be a heritic, live,ask, learn.

about 3 months ago

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