Hasn't someone already bought rights to that spectrum? It doesn't belong to the TV stations. Is the government going to keep the money but not give the buyer the spectrum?
For an EXCELLENT article about this, read Malcolm Gladwell's "Blowing up", which you can find online for free:/p>
Quote from the article:
If anything completely out of the ordinary happens to the stock market, if some random event sends a jolt through all of Wall Street and pushes G.M. to, say, twenty dollars, Nassim Taleb will not end up in a dowdy apartment in Athens. He will be rich.
So, does anybody know whether Taleb is rich now?
> Some real nice attempts at "Argument from Authority" there.
> So far it seems that the scientific consensus is that warming is real and likely to be contributed towards by human
The pot is calling the kettle black. Appeal to "scientific consensus" is also a nice attempt at "Argument from Authority" -- and an attempt to discredit the argument without dealing with the substance.
Someone help me understand how direct quotes from a plethora of highly credentialed scientists rates a 4, and an ad hominem attack on that post rates a 5????
Extra energy entering the atmosphere, not previously accounted for. Time to recalibrate all those global warming models.
Hey, maybe this is what's causing the climate to warm.
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