December 30, 2010

LOOKING AT THE NEXT Solar Max. “Recurrence of a 1921 event today would fry 350 major transformers, leaving more than 130 million people without power, it heard. A bigger storm could cost between a trillion and two trillion dollars in the first year, and full recovery could take between four and 10 years.”

UPDATE: A reader emails: “Hey, why don’t we pour our vitality into un-Constitutional boondoggles like ObamaCare, instead of improving infrastructure?”