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#1 Ah... SpaceX rocket trips are cheaper.
Each model of Teala seems to be cheaper than the last...
Posted by 3dc 2020-07-09 07:55||
#2 In sector after sector, the quality of the goods and services has declined while costs have soared. This is the acme of neofeudalism: insiders and the New Nobility are skimming fortunes as prices skyrocket and the quality of the goods and services provided plummet.
Only when government subsidizes the price or obscures/interferes with the supply-demand pricing mechanism.
Posted by Chunky Ebbanter9368 2020-07-09 08:00||
#3 Strange how this is communicated over a device that has gotten more integrated and cheaper (per processing capability) than the 'big iron' of the 60s.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-07-09 08:33||
#4 ^Invented in USA, produced in China.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-07-09 10:39||
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-07-09 10:41||
#6 Obama saddled all of our government services with new requirements for diversity, training, etc. It produced several new industries of worthless people who contribute nothing, but cost a great deal.
It was part of the Cloward-Piven strategy to destroy the USA by spending us to death, and will be Obama's enduring legacy, assuming that there is a USA to endure.
Posted by Maggie Poodle6767 2020-07-09 11:14||
#7 Currently we have a national coin shortage. I am now seeing currency shortages as well. They want us to use cards. Currently hacking of personal accounts is the worst I have ever seen this activity.
Posted by Dale 2020-07-09 17:57||