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Superposition: In any network with two or more sources, the current or voltage for any component is the algebraic sum of the effects produced by each source acting separately. The superposition of forces in a mechanical or electrical network results in the summation (a compromise) and allows the building of better bridges and interfaces. ¶Neither pure iron nor pure carbon are stronger than a carbon steel alloy. ¶Using one ideology is like using half of a pair of pliers to grasp something. ¶A sensible solution for our persistent problems could be arrived at through the superposition of conservative and progressive ideologies as the founders had hoped for, but the puppet masters have taken control of our representatives to get their desires fulfilled at the expense of the republic. ¶My avatar represents the % of approval, by party, that our congress enjoys. I try very hard to understand and listen to all views on an issue and am willing to change my mind if the evidence is real and conclusive. ¶John Adams wrote in a letter in 1780: "There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution." ¶"I was no party man myself, and the first wish of my heart was, if parties did exist, to reconcile them." GEORGE WASHINGTON, letter to Thomas Jefferson, July 6, 1796 ¶If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed. - Mark Twain ¶An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. - Benjamin Franklin ¶None of Us is as Good as All of Us. -- Ray Kroc

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  1. about 13 hours ago on Doonesbury

    Does one of the parties need gerrymandering to compensate for declining numbers, perhaps?


  2. about 18 hours ago on Signe Wilkinson

    The American workers saw their jobs downsized when manufacturing moved offshore and their new jobs were for lower salaries which encouraged buying low cost goods at big box stores. When CEOs were asked if they would use the tax cuts to do more hiring, the typical responses were that the money would be shared with stockholders or used to automate. I work with some highly competitive and successful, continually improving, lean, six sigma, American manufacturers who work within their constraints, always checking to see that value is being added and never overextending their budgets … I so wish our congress would work that way as well.

  3. about 21 hours ago on Robert Ariail

    The frightening issue is that about 30% of the voters approve of how this administration is conducting things.

  4. about 21 hours ago on Signe Wilkinson

    The advanced techniques that are used in today’s manufacturing are taught in America’s universities and mostly exported offshore. Most of the jobs in the US do not require advanced degrees. To move manufacturing back to the US would mean bringing our technical expertise to world class level which would take years … having the skills to design and build a smart phone or smart television are very different than the skills needed to use one.

  5. about 21 hours ago on Jeff Stahler

    Far too many predators in the past, have looked forward to company Christmas parties as open season on their prey.

  6. about 22 hours ago on Rob Rogers

    The Republican’s believe that through their logic and reasoning, they have found the “ultimate ideology” and feel that there should be no other choices, which is why they will not listen to those who oppose their obviously (they think) superior thinking? Science-based and evidence-based results that do not agree with their “ultimate ideology” must be suppressed to avoid confusion … controlling the Internet will help assure that.

  7. about 22 hours ago on Tom Toles

    I believe that when the founders planned a government “of, by, and for the people” they meant ALL the people not just the wealthy. The Silent and Boomer generations could easily afford to attend college on their summer wages, but most chose not to. The Gen-Y have gone into debt to get a college education and seem to appreciate the knowledge it gave them to select better representatives in government. I hope when they move into congress they will end the war on the American people sponsored by the wealthy.

  8. about 22 hours ago on Jim Morin

    This is so dangerous … we will have no leverage to get out of a recession. The 1.5 trillion debt over 10 years is based on a sustained higher GDP which most independent economists (elitist experts must be shunned) are very skeptical about it in the long term. The majority of Americans don’t want the changes … but congress is gambling on the positive effects occurring before the next two elections.

  9. about 22 hours ago on Steve Breen

    As congress usually alters our tax structure to “improve” free enterprise competition, why do we end up with monopolies, oligopolies and mergers that lose jobs?

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    Disney’s $52.4 billion deal to acquire a significant portion of 21st Century Fox has earned the blessing of President Trump, though he reportedly first needed to be assured that Fox News wouldn’t change hands.White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that Trump had spoken with Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire patriarch of the Fox empire, to congratulate him on the sale.

    In announcing the deal, the companies said they would save at least $2 billion by making their businesses more efficient. They didn’t specify how they plan on saving money, but mergers between competitors often involve job cuts because of overlap in job functions.

    Rich Greenfield, a BTIG analyst, said he expects most of these savings to come from layoffs.

    “There will be thousands of jobs lost,” he said. “It is hard to see how any meaningful job creation will come out of this.”

    Needham & Co. analyst Laura Martin agreed, saying job cuts are inevitable in the short term as the two companies work to consolidate their holdings.



  10. 1 day ago on Jeff Danziger

    It’s a shame we don’t live in a free market, capitalist country where ISP providers would be offering low cost high speed Internet over existing twisted pair copper wire to compete with cable and mobile. There are several projects, here’s one …