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"Here comes the Sun" ...I say it's alright!

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  • kwikfile08
    Mark did you see this guy? Cycling Dude his political affiliation is similar to yours. Great Blogger / writer This Sun thing
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 1, 2008

      Mark did you see this guy?
      Cycling Dude  his political affiliation is similar to yours. Great Blogger / writer

      This Sun thing has really gotten my curiosity up. It could really be the answer. On the -other-hand a military application /control could be bad. Remember Dr Evil in Austin Powers ? A freaking Laser to distroy the Planet!

      --- In rootsradicals@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Garvey" <lazybee45@...> wrote:
      > On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 9:56 AM, kwikfile08 kwikfile08@... wrote:
      > > *How to harvest solar power? Beam it down from space!
      > > LINK <http://www.cnn.com/2008/TECH/science/05/30/space.solar/index.html>
      > >
      > > WOW!
      > > *"...And so has a 2007 report released by the Pentagon's National Security
      > > Space Office, encouraging the U.S. government to spearhead the development
      > > of space power systems.
      > >
      > >
      > > What a beautiful world this will be
      > > What a glorious time to be free
      > >
      > Yes! I totally agree! I know that some folks on the conservative side see
      > "environmentalists" (odd....I am a CONSERVATIVE environmentalist, it that
      > so strange??) as the enemy of the economy. But that is not true...Taking
      > theis small bit of information, I want to ask, "What is really "bad" about
      > solar collectors?" the answer, nothing! once installed, they require very
      > little in the way of maintainence and they cost nothing to operate. which
      > MAY be the problem..it isn't that they "don't work and are too expensive"
      > but they can not be taxed or fueled or generate income to investors down the
      > line!
      > But it is interesting to see. they are slowly falling in price. since
      > Solar cells are so convenient in use they are becoming more and more
      > popular. and you know what happens when that becomes the norm! Calculators
      > are the perfect example...Computers too. Originally very expensive, after
      > all, the FIRST calculator I ever saw was well over $200 and had the basic 4
      > functions and no memory! Now you can get them on keychains at the dollar
      > store! You can buy a better computer NOW for $500 than you could FIND
      > ANYWHERE 20 years ago!
      > I just purchased some cute little solar powered lawn lights for my wife for
      > Mothers Day that charge a battery all day and glow all night in changing
      > colors...how moooch?? $5 each.
      > We are getting there! It won't be all that long before we can find simple
      > units for a low cost that will power our basic needs. it is happening!
      > I am still planning to solar charge my X. At the moment my panels are TU
      > with a broken circut somewhere.
      > mark
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