There are few people driving Rollers to begin with, and any horrific expense in their upkeep only adds to the allure of exclusivity. In other words, don't give them any ideas - RR owners are already sufficiently clubby.
As it was, now and ever shall be.
Apart from the handful of nukes and hydro installs, the electric companies are a segment of the fossil fuel industry.
There was that accidental experiment a couple years ago in GA. A hard crackdown on migrant labor and a invitation for local unemployeds to work the fields - a few dozen showed up and none lasted more than a couple of days.
Wall Street doesn't get that killing the middle class in the US will ruin them - that's next year's problem and all they care about is this quarter at the longest-term.
But that makes sense. It'll never happen unless it can be monetized into campaign contributions.
It's not like the annealing heat of descent wouldn't cause the material to take on the local field, right?
In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.
I voted Handmaid's Tale because the US seems headed toward a conjunction of that an 1984 - a technology-enabled theocracy.
The South started the war owning exactly zero cannon foundries and had a disjoint rail system with multiple track gauges. The North had a unified rail system (one gauge) and enough industrial capacity to make arms.
The strategic incompetence of an agrarian 'country' starting a war against an industrialized opponent outweighed the tactical advantage of field leadership
If he hadn't been already for Vista
I'm sure they'll manage. A cushy retirement/sinecure is too much to pass up.
Not compared with the Daring, the Audacity and the Suicidal Insanity.
/ please correct these?
A 120+GB solid state iPod is way past due. No, I don't want an iPhone. No, I don't want to stream (and pay for that bandwidth).