Flying Cars Are On Their Way

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    OFN, fool.
     
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    I've seen this same Popular Mechanics crap for 50 years
     
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    We already have those, they are called airplanes... from single passenger to large bus type vehicles.....

    just need folding wings, and I thing someone or other has done that too...
     
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    yup.....back in the late 50's when i was a mere lad....the sci-fi publications of the day would all depict flying cars and floating cities in the year 2000.....
     
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    amazing how wrong those visionaries were.
    If we were not as concerned with making money and war we might be there.
     
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    And how would these big technological advances exist if we weren't concerned with making money? Do you think these discoveries are made for free?
     
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    Taxpayer grant money.
     
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    You will never understand what I am talking about.
    The flying cars will be Chinese made anyway.

    Interesting that the commies out capitalized the capitalists.

    The failure is nearly complete.
     
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    Did Henry Ford receive tax payer grant money to manufacture the automobile? What about the Wright Brothers?
     

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