Gongol.com Archives: June 2009
Brian Gongol

June 29, 2009

Business and Finance "You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant"
Warren Buffett says it'll take time for the economy to really turn around. And he still can't stand debt.

Aviation News Obama administration threatens first veto. Target: F-22 fighters.
The White House apparently believes that the Air Force is planning to spend too much money on the F-22, and is threatening to veto bills that include even more money for the jet. But the head of the Air Combat Command says that the planned fleet of 187 F-22s "puts execution of our current national military strategy at high risk in the near- to mid-term" because the number is too small. Meantime, the Air Force and its contractors are working on plans to allow one person to fly multiple UAVs, operating as swarms of aircraft -- possibly as many as 12 at a time. The individual aircraft would fly themselves for the most part, but the group would be controlled by a human operator who could either manage a task for the batch of aircraft as a whole, or individually manage particular UAVs within the group.

The United States of America Mitt Romney is now more popular than when he was running for President
There's a good chance that his reputation for knowing a thing or two about money could be helping at a time when Washington seems bent on spending every time it can borrow

Water News How will Omaha pay for $1.6 billion in sewer separation?

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