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Jack is Back!
The Hammock, FL
Famous and Infamous both at the same time.
Interests: Mysteries, Premiership soccer, Test Cricket and rugby.
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My Kimchi story! When I was in Balikpapan, Indonesia doing an expansion of the Pertamina refinery, we had to bring in skilled labor from the Phillipines until our domestic labor was trained up. We housed them together and they ate together but not for long. Two different kinds of rice per ethnicity doesn't work well when you make only one kind at the chow hall. Riots broke out and we had to ship out the Filipinos. To replace them we brought in Koreans under contract with Daelim. Since we didn't want a repeat of the Filipino v. Indonesian riots, we billeted the Koreans on an piece of land away from the jobsite. They set up their own Chow Hall and whenever I went over there, the smell of kimchi was all over the place. I couldn't stand more than a few minutes of it. They cooked tons of it everyday. To this day I avoid any kind of cabbage.
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Off to bed. Slaap Lekker, tot morgen.
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Jimb, Are you ex-MIT? What year?
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So TM, what makes you a NeverTrumper?
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Every business executive knows which slice of the bread is buttered and thanks God for it, regardless of their political leanings. Trump also knows that and is why Tim has never been appointed to any Federal committee that I know of. Apple is a brand onto itself without any need of political support or intervention. Even in China.
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Garry Connely represents the DC bureaucracy. He would be a disaster in that role but so will the lady. She has no constituencey to represent in her role as Chairperso. Let the calls fall where they may.
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Sondland is a known "wishy washy" for Christ's sake. If he turns, so what? its in his politcal pedigree. Another Trump mistake because of donor money. Without any politial experience, the Donald can make big mistakes, as he realizing now.
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TomR, Only to a diehard Yale fan. My mind and eyes are not that receptive. Even my Yale summer school football playing son said "what?" YMMMV
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Don't want to break your bubble, JamesD, but if you lack reliable and available generation we lack transmisson and distribution. It's funny that way. Nothing works without the other. Fascinating engineering. You can't have one without the other. Enjoy your blackouts in DC:) Where I would focus first: Pepco and Vepco.
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TomR, They didn't pull it off. The message never revealed itself. Good try by Yale but they should learn from Army Navy games.
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JamesD, You don't understand. There will be no reliable electricity. Including your's and the congressman next to you.
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AB, only get it on Typuspad.
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Let me once again educate the progs on renewables. For every megawats of renewables we need to have a backup of dispatchable fossil, hydro (which is technically a reliable) or nuclear. Do you really want to live in a renewables only enviroment? Good for us because we get less prog bloggers.
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.fucking spell check...Ferrous is or should be Fierce...Asshole software at Typhuspad...
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Jim Jordan is a former All-American College Wrestler. Now, as a father of a high school wrestler, let me tell you something about their mindset, at least what the coaches tell them have, give no quarter. Go for the points, the take down, always keep yourself away from a takedown, be ferrous, do not be kind. never give an inch, be strong, never be beaten. I don't think the media or even his own party understand where he comes from. Frederick does.
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Iggy, And you think Slo-Joe doesn't have a few deficient DNA properties? I am the grand nephew of a guy who killed his wife in Australia drunk as a skunk in his own public house. We all have them. Have your DNA check and evaluated. Go to Ancestry.Com and be surprised:)
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Every time I see Hunter Biden with Slo Joe, I think of a mentally deficient son hanging on to his Father for life support. Not meaning to demean those that are and need that support but it sure seems that way to me. No accomplishments in life, mostly degraded acts like in his military service. No known capabilities or skills. Just look at the photos of the two together. Its almost like Joe has a leash on him.
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Trump's next rally is in Sunrise, FL or you all may know it as the Bal Harbor area north of Miami along A1A. Very, very affluent area with a Rodeo Drive kind of vibe to the shopping, eating and drinking. We used to stop there for dinner on our way back from Key Biscayne where Frederick had his best friend. Lot of high rise condo's on the beach and more going up. The cheap seats (Studios) go for multi-millions of greenbacks.
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Let me redo that:) Sondland is all over the political map as a donor both Dems and GOP. He was a bundler and donor to Mutt's 2012 campaign and would be on his transition team if he won. Plus he received bi-partisan support to be our rep to the EU. I am always suspicious of people who get that kind of support in the Senate.
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Sondland is all over the political map as a donor both Dems and GOP. He was a bundler and donor to Mutts bi-partisan support to be our rep to the EU. I always suspicious of people who get that kind of support in the Senate.
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Siemens involved in a bribery or bid rigging? Say it ain't so. Twice I was on a team that got burned (because we are FCPA in force)by Siemens on major contracts (north of one billion). We did the forensics on their bid details including payment schedule compared to schedule and cost control. No way they could make money without substansial change orders, major schedule claims etc. We found out the hard way that their strategy both times was to leverage relationships with the contracting authority client buy low-balling and then betting on the schedule with a wink and a nod. They have always been very clever using in-country subsidiaries. Much like France, Inc. (Bouguyes, Alstom, EdF, et. al.) Hard to compete against government susidized firms.
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I wouldn't say the bird-kills are massive. Ivanpah was only a little over 300+ from a January to June time frame. I have sent an email to Heliogen asking them what procedures or technology they are using to minimize bird kills. Lets see how they come back. Possibly using similar technology used by airports.
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Melinda & Henry, Cement making: Once you quarry, crush, mix components beside limestone it may include iron ore, slate, etc., you then dry them in large refractory lined kilns to tempertures approaching 2,700F. Cement production consumes huge amounts of electricity to produce that process. Concentrated solar is not a bird-fryer since it focuses it's solar energy on a single point receiver. The biggest breakthrough with Heliogen's process is using AI to control the reception and receiver transmission of the heat as well as the storage component. Not necessarily novel but an expotential advancement of the engineering science.
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I though it was Mayor Pete’s so-called wife’s job to watch his six?
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NEW!
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