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Comment: Band-Aids Won't Work (Score 1) 334

by some old guy (#49567245) Attached to: Why Our Antiquated Power Grid Needs Battery Storage

The entire distribution grid needs to re-engineered and rebuilt from the ground up. Hare-brained politically/financially-driven motivated patch schemes are like applying kluges to legacy code; yeah it might work for awhile, but eventually you'll need a newer system. Why buy buckets and plugs for a leaky boat when you need a new boat?

Comment: Re:Only Republicans are too stupid... (Score 1) 84

by some old guy (#49369095) Attached to: FCC Chairman: Net Rules Will Withstand Court Challenge

In essence I agree with everything you say. Do try to understand, though, that the U.S. Government has given people ample cause to be suspicious of their intentions and skeptical of their performance. I don't think they see .gov as the only bogeyman, just the one that happens to have an army and taxation authority.

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