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  • Since it has been growing faster than the overall economy any straightline projection will show it becoming unmanagable.

    Social Security Debate Online, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • That's absurd, based on a straightline projection.

    Environmentalist Forecasting Model, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • As a fresh demonstration of this, the teams which have developed a cornering advantage this year (the double-decker diffuser teams), are significantly faster than those which initially developed only a straightline speed advantage (the KERS teams).

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Similarly, in Formula 1, more time is spent, per unit distance covered, in the corners than on the straights, hence in terms of lap-time alone, the greatest benefits accrue from improving the cornering characteristics of the cars than by improving straightline speed.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Link value is not reduced at 1/9 each month on a straightline basis now either.

    Welsh blogs on Wikio - November

  • Prudence (and their utter failure to identify his state of nuke development in 1991) led them to assume at least straightline growth from the 1998 state of affairs.

    Did Obama Believe Iraq Had WMDs?

  • It was certainly nothing like near perfect road-test assortment of Lambo 640, Ferrari 599, Bugatti Veyron, 997 Turbo and testing the straightline speed at the Ehra-Lessien test track in northern Germany.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • None touched down right here in town, but the straightline winds that blew through here sometimes at gusts around 65 mph took down a lot of trees, signs, and shingles.

    Sometimes you feel as if you are swimming upstream

  • Now that the sun is up, often this is when, obviously, folks start to assess the damage, try to figure out whether this was a tornado, was just a straightline winds.

    CNN Transcript May 31, 2008

  • From a 1985 patent for a "Basic comprehensive genealogical and family history system of straightline genealogy": During the Korean situation, for instance, the Federal Government discovered that our men as prisoners of war who knew their family histories did not break under brainwashing conditions as did those men who did not know their family histories.

    Archive 2005-11-01

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