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wngr123 256 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 7, 2016 8:47 PM Member since: Oct 24, 2008
  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 10, 2016 7:37 AM Flag

    "You are upset with Trump because he is talking about bringing jobs back from Mexico."

    I'm upset with for everything that comes out of his mouth and you can't tell me a reason why you're for him. That's OK Jeye, none of his supporters can tell you why they like him, only in shallow terms about how he speaks the truth...what a laugh.

    He is a spoiled rich kid that never mentally developed beyond a middle school playground bully. And you want him as a President. Absolutely incredible.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 10, 2016 7:30 AM Flag

    "Out of all the varied field, look who Republicans chose. LOL Come wngr123. Trump's the only one getting traction. That's not a good sign. Don't you think?"

    Read the rest of my posts Great day. Donald Trump is the farthest thing from my ideal candidate. And because of him and the people who have nominated him I am no longer a Republican. But that doesn't prevent me from taking an objective look at the other candidates and present incumbents.

    If you want to vote for Hillary, that's your right and privilege, but please allow me to have a different perspective. You are just as bad as the Tea Party people you hate. You have a blind spot as the result of your ideology.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 7:30 PM Flag

    "I told you why I wouldn't vote for a Democrat."
    So, I think you are saying you would blindly vote for somebody on the Republican ticket regardless if you think he/she is qualified to be President. You don't have a single reason why you like him other than he's not a Democrat. How about if Sarah Palin were running, would you vote for her?

    " I don't think Trump would support #$%$ like this."
    Like what?

    "Remember Democrats are killing Family way of Life."
    You do know that this is another of those things that Trump has flopped on, right? He has changed from Pro-life to Pro-choice. See, that's just the problem with him. He doesn't know what he believes in anymore than we do. He counts on the electorate being as dumb as him....and it's working great!

    "Do you realize who many $ Billions this will cost changing all the schools public buildings"
    You do know that Trump's current position is that transgenders should be able to use any bathroom they want. How's that for family values. Of course, that's today's position, who knows what it will be tomorrow.

    "Trump hasn't changed on bringing back jobs"
    No, he's sticking to the lame brained approach of putting up barriers to trade and tariffs. Another thing he hasn't thought through. I can see why you like him Jeye.

    And how about the stir he caused in the financial world the other day regarding negotiating with T Bill holders to accept less than they're owed? Do you think that's a good idea?

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 4:35 PM Flag

    "LOL, YOU kooks are a hoot. heres another reason: you would like to paint as negative of a picture as possible of Obama, so you don't mind cherry picking ANYTHING to try & support your negative view. carry on t-bag"

    You should probably take a look at some of the other posts on this thread. You will find that I'm not even a Republican, much less a 't-bag'. You also should accept the fact that there are many that are not Obama fans that are NOT 't-bags' much to your amazement.

    It would serve you well to take that reading comprehension course at the junior college. But for now, you might as well change your screen name to I'm_back_on_ignore.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 3:24 PM Flag

    I knew this was going to take more than one try, so again, I'll repeat my question:

    "What do you find so attractive about him Jeye? Why is he your hero?"

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 3:22 PM Flag

    "why would we do that ?"

    Well, here's one reason....maybe to see if the people liked what he was trying to do. Geez.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 2:57 PM Flag

    "Obama's approval ratings are over 50%, very high."

    Of course they are now. That's because he isn't doing anything anymore. It's only when he was trying to do something his approval ratings were down. Take a look back at the last few months of 2014 and 2015. He was in the 30's.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 2:50 PM Flag

    "Hillary Clinton will Love voters like you."

    You should be glad I'll probably vote for a third party candidate because if I didn't, I would most likely vote for Hillary rather than Trump.

    Trump is a lot like his followers. Extremely shallow. He has no depth of knowledge about anything to do with running the country. I can't figure out which of the two following scenarios is correct, but at the end of the day, it really doesn't matter.

    1. He hasn't thought any of the policy issues through. He's against raising the minimum wage, now he's for it. He's going to raise taxes on all the 'rich' people, now he's going to cut everyone's taxes. On and on. He says this stuff, then either someone he trusts tells him that's the stupidest stuff he's ever said, or he just isn't sure what the hell he believes.

    2. He HAS thought this stuff through, but makes his beliefs match the audience. In this case, I wonder what he would REALLY do when/if he's President.

    What do you find so attractive about him Jeye? Why is he your hero?

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 1:44 PM Flag

    "If I'm forced to label myself, I suppose I'm a libertarian. Fiscally pretty conservative, socially pretty liberal."

    Same with me Chebby. In fact I'm waiting to see who the Libertarians put forward as their candidate. I've researched enough to know that their convention is in Orlando at the end of May. My hope is that Gary Johnson is nominated. He is a former business owner and Governor of New Mexico. If he is nominated I may vote for him. If he isn't, I'll probably write in another candidate of my choice.

    It is time for the two party system to be challenged. If Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the best they can come up with, it's time for a change. I'm also tired of people telling me that I'm wasting my vote. It's my opinion they are perpetuating a system where candidates are shoved down our throats whether they are qualified or not.

  • Reply to

    Canada the land of overpriced gasoline

    by rotacann May 9, 2016 8:07 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 1:27 PM Flag

    "I can convert my 2008 Canadian-built Mercury Grand Marquis to metric with the push of a button."

    That's true of every car I've owned in the last 10-15 years (all GM), and numerous company cars I drove fro years. Not exactly a technology break through.

  • Reply to

    I'll Be Voting For Trump

    by cheblammo May 9, 2016 9:52 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 1:25 PM Flag

    "Problem here for me with Republicans. Racial hatred. The only person qualified for President of the United States is white, straight male, with a nice quiet wife and a couple of children. Must always look good on television and be capable of reading from a teleprompter intelligently. And play a good game of golf."

    That's a typical rationalization by people unable to explain this President's low approval ratings. After all, it can't be that he's just plain doing a poor job, it MUST be racially motivated. Come on Greatday, you're better than that.

    You might have noticed that the Republicans had in their field of candidates an African American, several Latinos, and a woman. My choice of all of them would have been Marco Rubio, unfortunately he didn't make the cut. The Democrats had a woman and an old white dude.

    I don't think I can say I'm a Republican anymore, but if the Democrats are going to maintain any credibility, they need to see situations as they are instead of applying the old bromide of racism.

  • wngr123 wngr123 May 9, 2016 1:13 PM Flag

    "I would never buy U.S. government bonds; too RISKY....like banana republics."

    Just wait, it's going to get worse.

    Donald Trump says he's going to "renegotiate" US debt if he's President. That means that all holders of our debt will take a haircut, and since interest rates are commensurate with risk, the US debt service will increase with ADDITIONAL interest on top of the projected $574B already forecasted in 2021.

  • Reply to

    If you had to name the one major

    by a_pistol_larry May 5, 2016 10:01 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 8, 2016 1:09 PM Flag

    "I thought he meant they run pressurized water into a separate part of the engine to make it spin, as a way of starting it."

    No he wasn't. He was talking about water injectors in aircraft turbine engines. They use it to increase the mass of the exhaust gas to increase thrust. Unlike car engines, these aircraft engines are equipped with sensors that detect water levels and automatically reprogram a different air/fuel mixture to avoid damage to the engine. It also causes incomplete combustion which plays havoc with emissions.

    Car engines are not equipped with these sensors and will suffer major damage if there is water in the combustion process, but why ruin a good story with facts.

  • Reply to

    If you had to name the one major

    by a_pistol_larry May 5, 2016 10:01 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 8, 2016 9:45 AM Flag

    "works in turbines and jet engines. Witness the B-52 where there is a 2" firehose funneling water into the engines on takeoff."

    Sounds like a great idea. Next time you fill up your car, leave it a couple of gallons short. When you get home, fill it the rest of the way up with distilled water (I'm sure it works better than regular tap water).

    Let us know how it works out.

  • wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 2:16 PM Flag

    " But, at the time, the cost of bringing something to market was on average $500,000,000 through Phase III studies. That's a lot of dough."

    In 2015, Pfizer had $14.8B in SG&A and only $7.7B in R&D. Criminal. That's more SG&A than GM had for a company 1/3 the size.

  • Reply to

    Peter Schiff

    by wngr123 May 6, 2016 9:20 PM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 1:38 PM Flag

    "make_america_great_again"

    Thanks for your penetrating analysis.

  • Reply to

    If you had to name the one major

    by a_pistol_larry May 5, 2016 10:01 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 1:36 PM Flag

    "How about steam injection into the cylinders?"

    Fuel and water are not friends.

  • wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 12:21 PM Flag

    "Is it the cost of the provider that is cheaper?"

    I once did a quick study of several of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the US and learned that their marketing costs often exceed their R&D costs. I'm sure that's part of the answer.

  • Reply to

    If you had to name the one major

    by a_pistol_larry May 5, 2016 10:01 AM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 12:17 PM Flag

    "I'm fairly sure they could run the exhaust from the headers or catalytic converter through a heat exchanger or boiler to capture more of that lost energy. Of course, you would then have to constantly carry a water tank around with you like the Stanley Steamer did. Water is always lost as steam is put to work."

    Interesting point. I have had three undergraduate courses in Thermodynamics and Heat & Mass Transfer, but I am admittedly separated from them by 45 years. All three of those classes were under the direction of Prof. Felix Mickus who knew a lot about Thermo, but didn't have one ounce of humor about him...undoubtedly the result of his name. Of course he was known around school as Dr. Mucus.

    I digress, anyway if I recall any thing about enthalpy and entropy from Dr. Mucus, I believe you will find that in order to effectively utilize the Rankine Cycle, the conversion of water/steam to mechanical energy is pretty inefficient and requires a lot of hardware. In order to convert the water to steam, a heat exchanger is required. To accumulate the steam and contain it to provide a pressure differential, a containment vessel is required (automotive engineers aren't crazy about putting pressurized vessels on board a vehicle). Finally, in order to convert the steam pressure to mechanical energy, a reciprocating piston engine or turbine is required.

    I think utilizing the heat by product just isn't worth the extra expense for the hardware.

  • Reply to

    Peter Schiff

    by wngr123 May 6, 2016 9:20 PM
    wngr123 wngr123 May 7, 2016 11:54 AM Flag

    "Even a stopped clock is right twice in the day. It would be more impressive if he could predict both pops and drops."

    Please read the following, then tell us what you disagree with.

    http://www.europac.kom/commentaries/make_america_great_again

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