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Robert Winner

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Daylight Savings Time

On 10 March 2013 at 2 AM we again employ daylight time in some places and maintain regular time in others.

It has been argued that it should save electrical use but there are no studies that suggest this occurs.

In the US a chief of a Indian reservation once stated: Only the white man could think that if you cut off one foot at one end of a blanket and sewed it on the other end that the blanket would be longer.

Does daylight savings time still serve a purpose .... should it be stopped?

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    Mar 12 2013: Over here we do it for much more pragmatic reasons. An hour of daylight after work is more use to me than an hour of daylight before work. If you work 9to5 there is little use in the sun rising at 4am.

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