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America's Secret Plan to Invade Canada

by EdH / May 3, 2006 7:42 AM PDT
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Did you see the gravity plane?
by Dragon / May 3, 2006 9:52 AM PDT
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I'd be skeptical ...
by Bill Osler / May 3, 2006 11:11 AM PDT

Although parts of the design sound feasible, a good chunk of it sounds like 'perpetual motion' to me. I doubt that the physics actually work out after including losses related to friction and other inefficiencies.

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Would really depend on the
by duckman / May 3, 2006 11:57 AM PDT
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selected "p" value

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Maybe...
by EdH / May 3, 2006 12:16 PM PDT
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But unlike perpetual motion schemes, it uses an external energy source; gravity, so you're not getting something for nothing. Might be feasible.

Damn interesting.

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Or, rather the combination..
by EdH / May 3, 2006 12:26 PM PDT
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of gravity and the varying temps and altitudes. Kind of like an internal weather system maybe (as an analogy). Friction and leakage would take their toll eventually, but it could last a long long time.

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It's not much of a secret, it's been reported on since the
by Ziks511 / May 3, 2006 11:06 PM PDT

1930's. I actually made reference to this but Kidpeat went completely ballistic and denied that the US had ever had such a plan, that the US had never been a threat to Canada, and that Canada had lived under the protection of the US since 1779. Amazing how little history most people know. And when you offer them books, free, they decline.

Rob

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Talk about leaks...
by EdH / May 4, 2006 2:39 AM PDT

they must have had pretty severe ones if a plan made in 1934 and declassified in 1974 was reported "since the 1930's"! How this makes the US a threat against Canada is beyond me; it was a contingency plan only, to counter a "what if" threat from Britain.

And note that Canada had similar plans to attack the USA siunce the 20's. So were they a threat agianst the US?

Did you even read the article? Or did you spend your time composing a slam against another member instead?

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