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Warren Buffett recently said that we need more civil engineers than financial engineers.

Ralph Kratz wrote:
Apropos of nothing:

"To top it off, we've fallen into a trend of diverting and rewarding the best of our collective I.Q. to people doing financial engineering rather than real engineering. These rocket scientists and engineers were designing complex financial instruments to make money out of money -- rather than designing cars, phones, computers, teaching tools, Internet programs and medical equipment that could improve the lives and productivity of millions."

Column "Time To Reboot America" by Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times, 12-24-09

Happy Holidays!

Ralph Hueston Kratz, S.E.
Richmond CA USA
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On Dec 24, 2008, at 3:28 PM, "David Topete" <d.topete73(--nospam--at) <mailto:d.topete73(--nospam--at)>> wrote:


Spend time with the ones who rarely see you! Happy Holidays and wishes for a better 2009!

On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 7:12 AM, <Tom.Hunt(--nospam--at) <mailto:Tom.Hunt(--nospam--at)>> wrote:

    Happy Holidays and the best of the New Year to all of our unique
    Engineering Community.

    Thomas Hunt, S.E.

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