The following was written by Norm Biss and is only posted by
Eric Krieg who provides both points of view on Joe Newman's claims.
-stay tuned to more breaking information this page
another response to Joe
Newman This page is found
from http://www.syc.org/e/skeptic/biss.htm - also don't miss the
story of Joe Newman marrying his secretary and
HER 8 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER also
http://home.earthlink.net/~jeffjudy/newman/ - Jeff and Judy's independent conclusions on Newman
http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/Lab/1135/patton.htm - another independent attempt to replicate Newman's claims.
Its gyro man, Joe Newman......
he's everywhere, he's everywhere..... well,
actually, he's nowhere! (Except, maybe by now, he's behind bars).
Be forewarned: if you are an investor in Joe Newman's energy machine,
probably never see any return on your investment. He appears to be running a scam. If you
are thinking of investing your capital in his venture, think carefully and
read the following. Please bear in mind that Joe Newman is a smooth talker,
very glib, very convincing liar and will twist what you say, to make himself
My name is Norm Biss and I live in Erie PA. Today's date is 13 Aug.' 98
The following is a factual and true account of me and the company I
employed by. It involves the manufacture of a full size prototype motor
utilizing Joe Newman's "theory".
Being of reasonable mind and sound mental faculties, this 59 year old
technician (myself) wishes to disclose dealings involving what I feel are treacherous and
dishonest actions of Joseph Westley Newman- who I consider a common thief"
At this point let me state for the record that I felt Joe Newman was
of an autistic savant. He can be somewhat brilliant at times, at other times,
he is extremely obtuse and downright stupid. If you could unscrew the top of
his head and look inside, you would probably find a gyroscope with the gimbals
In June, 1998, Joe Newman called the company I work for and asked for
wanted to know how interested I and / or my company would be in developing a
prototype of his energy machine. I was immediately interested; however it was
not my decision to make. After conferring with the owner of the company I work
for, we decided to do it.
A matter of clarification is in order: both my employer and I had read
Joe Newman's books on his energy machine,. I still had to put on my best
salesman's face to convince my employer. He trusted my judgment. My employer
is a man of honor, and when he agrees to something, he stands behind it. As we
now know, Joe Newman is the complete opposite. His word is worthless!
After deciding in the affirmative, I then returned Joe Newman's call
informed him we would be willing to sponsor and build a prototype of his
energy machine. Since our company is in the motor repair and service business,
we were well qualified. I mention this because I feel it is important you
understand that this motor was to be manufactured by highly qualified
technicians and machinists with all-necessary equipment and materials. This
was a team effort by highly qualified professionals! So as you read this, you
will understand that people who take pride in building and rebuilding electric
motors were involved in the project.
The primary condition for sponsoring and building this prototype was
would be able to completely run a comprehensive battery of tests on the
prototype. This was made very clear to me as a condition of sponsorship. I
informed Joe Newman. And he agreed. (If you have read any of Joe Newman's
material, you will notice he is always crying because no one wants to properly
test his motor.) we wanted test results that would stand up. Results that
could be obtained by anyone who would test it. There would be no skewing of
the figures to get what we wanted, but cold, hard data. In other words, let
the motor stand or fall on its own abilities.
If it does as proclaimed by Joe Newman, great. No one would be happier
the company I work for and myself. If it failed, so be it. We would have taken
a risk and lost, chalked it up to r&d, and went on to other things.
When all tests would have been completed, Joe Newman could have possession
the motor. If the results would have proven Joe Newman's theory, we would have
geared up for production on a large scale.
I asked Joe Newman to send me some parameters to start a prototype.
faxed me was a very crude drawing of a motor lamination. He also (by
telephone) told me what ID and OD of steel pipe to use for the field housing,
how long the field housing was to be and the length of armature laminations
and length of armature shaft. As you will see, Joe had no plans for a real
motor. The figures on dimensions didn't seem right to me, so I broke out my
engineering books and cranked in some formulas.
Because of the support distance between bearings, Joe's shaft diameter
have developed .60 of and inch "slap". Because we needed .070 of an inch air
gap, this was unacceptable. The shaft diameter had to be increased by 25% . In
addition, the slot gaps had to be increased by 25%to facilitate proper coil
insertion. I called Joe back and told him of the changes that were necessary,
and why. He agreed, but wanted no other changes, he also told me what size
wire to use.
I (not Joe Newman) completely designed a motor from his sketchy
(Joe evidently didn't put much thought, research or effort into his life's
work!) I worked out all mathematics for the electrical and mechanical aspects
of this motor. Furthermore, I did all the drafting and mechanical drawings for
the prototype. These drawings are copyrighted and patent is pending!
I spent many hours locating, the proper material. (Remember, this is
prototype built to Joe's specs., so very few items were available
off-the-shelf) for example, the permanent magnets for the field housing were
exceedingly difficult to locate. I finally found a company who was willing to
modify one of it's molds to accommodate our needs. Lead-time was 8 weeks. My
prints were made to utilize these very unique items. Though very expensive,
these magnets called "motor arcs" would provide perfect air gap and uniform
field strength. Just as importantly, everything would fit together with a
minimum of problems.
Joe Newman arrives and immediately problems develop. Joe just can't
weeks for motor arcs. He brings his own magnets! Meanwhile, I've accumulated
most of the parts manufactured to print specs. The laminations (laser cut to
special dimensions) have arrived and been stacked, we will manufacture the end
bells, but they've not been done yet. Because we've lots of time (i.e. the 8
weeks lead-time on motor arcs).
Joe's in a big rush (why).? his magnets are neodymium, and quite powerful,
but... they are rectangular! He wants to install them anyway. After all, they
have the same magnetic height the motor arcs have. For all of Joe Newman's
supposed genius, (he openly boasts to all that he is: "the worlds greatest
scientist" which I will hereafter refer to as W.G.S.) he had not the faintest
idea of what a chord line was in reference to the circumference of a circle.
Remember that he wants to put rectangular magnets inside a steel pipe. Only
the edges of the magnets will be in contact with the circumference of the
steel pipe. In addition there will be an angle between parallel rows of
magnets. Good old Joe had not figured out it would get a little crowded in
Major problem! Now the pipe must be bored to allow for armature clearance,
also the rectangular magnets will create an uneven air gap because clearance
must be obtained across the flat surface of the magnets.
At this point, serious doubt begins to creep into my mind about Joe
ability to build a real motor. Because he has a good idea in his energy
device, he thinks he is a master motor man. His knowledge is, at best,
superficial" at worst, non existent! As this continues, you will see just how
ignorant and stupid he really is when it comes to producing his life's work
This man knows nothing about building an electric
motor! So what! That's not a
shortcoming. You go to people who do have that ability. Joe did just that. But
then he still insisted on doing it his own way. During the course of building
this motor, Joe was completely ignorant of common practices that I took for
granted he knew: " growl the armature "? " what's that do"? When it was
explained to him, his reply was "waste of time", "don't need it". Just slow me
up". Bar to bar: hipot: megging: all alien to Joe's vocabulary. Not just the
words, but the concepts. End-caps. Slot cells. Midstrips. Kapton. Nomex. VPI.
Class "H" insulation. Bearing heater. Endplay. Valhalla low ohms tester.
Variac. Neutral point. Interference fit. Winding horn. Tamper. Staking tool.
All these were things Joe had no idea about. Furthermore, Joe had no interest
in learning about or utilizing these things, " back -- iron"? What's that"?
"Oh! " don't need it."
Because there is a limit to the amount of inside diameter you can remove
a piece of pipe and still have any structural wall left, the boring was still
far short of the amount required. He insists on using what is left!? back --
iron, taken into consideration during original design, is now seriously
Baseplate, frame and mounting feet are all tack-welded together. Heat
generated during this process had to cause warpage to the now thin walled
pipe. Joe's not concerned! " hurry up"! " can't waste time"!
So Joe proceeds to install his rectangular magnets. I had located a
bonding agent for securing magnets. It had just arrived and I hadn't had a
chance to do any tests on it prior to usage. This was a 2 part epoxy which "
kicked over" in about 2 minutes and was approved for electric motors. Full
cure would be achieved in about 4 hours. It was designed for use at full
surface area contact between magnet and surface to be adhered to. Since only
the edges of Joe's rectangular magnets would be touching the curved surface of
the pipe, I needed to do some tests. Furthermore, the epoxy was not designed
as a "fill" and could only cover .030 of an inch gap! Joe had nearly one
eighth of an inch gap between the flat of the magnet and curvature of the
pipe. Joe refuses to run tests. He begins to install magnets, after physically
holding the first one in place, he complains that it is taking too long. Scrap
the epoxy! Joe goes out and gets "Bondo." uhh", Joe. "What"? " I don't think
that's an approved bonding agent for electric motors." " look, Norm, I used
this all my life". " it's the best thing you can get." "Fine", let me see the
spec sheet". Joe says," don't have one". " don't need it"! "Well, how about
the M.S.D.S? " what's that? " Material Safety Data Sheet". Joe says he never
used one before and does not need one now. What am I trying to do: "sabotage
his life's work?"
So without heeding any mixing ratios, Joe grabs
one of my expensive (snap on)
screwdrivers and commences to stir and mix his Bondo. " Boy, Norm": "This
stuff mixes real nice on this sheet of material!" What is it, anyway?" " Oh,
that"? "Just a $20.00 sheet of Nomex, Joe".
I had made two strips of wood the exact width of the gaps between poles.
them in place 180 degrees apart and the magnets could be aligned perfectly
parallel to provide uniform fields. Clamps were too much trouble for Joe. He
fiber glassed them in place. He (or no one else) would be able to remove them
when finished, without ripping loose magnets. Joe gets the first row of
magnets in. But then the second row gives him trouble. For some strange reason
the anchored in north magnets wants to repel the second row of north magnets,
in addition, his random mix ratios on the fiberglass has changed cure time.
Not a problem! Joe goes out and buys enough "SuperGlue" to cement a battle
ship together. There are now 3 different bonding agents used inside the field
housing and nobody has any idea of what the interaction between them will be.
Joe's not concerned. Magnets are still "squirting" around when pressure is
released from them. Also, it seems the " super glue" likes Joe's fingers. Joe
buys Saran Wrap to put around his hands. This solves that problem. We now
have, inside the pipe, north and south pole magnets, epoxy, fiberglass, super
glue, human skin and bits of Saran Wrap, in God only knows what ratio.
Furthermore, no two fiberglass ratios were ever equal. But.......... Joe is
done. He is ecstatic! I am in awe. I have just discovered one of the secrets
of Joseph Newman's energy machine. Boy, ole Joe sure is clever. No one will
accidentally discover his secrets!
He still does not have clearance for the armature. No problem! "
and get it bored". "Uhh, Joe." pardon me for mentioning this, but don't you
imagine a boring bar might develop a little " chatter" inside there" the
boring bar would have to be 3 feet long". "Also, there is another small
problem" in order to remove the pipe from the frame, it will have to be cut
off by a torch." you could very well exceed the curie temperature of the
magnets" "if you were very careful, you could probably cut it off with a die
grinder and a cutting disc," but then, how do you reassemble," "oops"!! "
there's that nasty old torch again"!
But, Joe is the worlds greatest scientist so he' ll think of something.
"What"? "You say a hone"? "Very good Joe"! One minor problem. A hone that size
is not available locally. It's a special order item: take a few days to get. "
oh"! You've located one?" And it's only one inch smaller than we need?" " how
does that work Joe"? " you're going to wobble it around the inside of these
very powerful magnets to remove excess material?" " and your arm is going to
be fully extended inside the pipe?' who's going to do this?" " King Kong?" and
how do you achieve a uniform cut?"
Im just a poor ignorant technician, but I do know the effect between
and a magnet. Joe, your wobble is going to be automatic... and violent!
So Joe uses the undersized hone. "What's that Joe! The stones must be
inferior? Oh I see ! you've broke how many? So that idea gets scrapped.
Joe uses flapper wheels next to obtain the necessary clearance. When
the inside circumference looks like a washboard. I'm informed by Joe that the
field housing now has the necessary clearance. I asked him how he checked the
bore for clearance? He informed me that he had passed one of the extra
"lamentations" all the way through the bore and had good clearance. I asked
him to repeat it, and he did. I told him I did not understand. He tells me
that as a motor repair man I should know what "lamentations" was. I told him I
did indeed know what " lamentations" was: a book in the bible.
Joe got angry and vented his spleen for about 5 minutes, accusing me
sabotaging his life's work. In truth I only wanted to produce a quality
prototype. I informed him that laminations were so called because they are
made of laminate steel.
By this time, ole Joe and I aren't the best of buddies anymore. His
overbearing, obnoxious demeanor and superior attitude toward everybody is
wearing thin. Technicians who try to help with proper suggestions are
belittled. Joe wants to do everything himself. It seems no one is better
qualified than himself.
Its time to get his clay feet back on the ground. I tell him his bore
clearance check is invalid. Joe gets hot and informs me he is the worlds
greatest scientist and who am I to question him?!!
At this point, I want to remind everyone that the
company I work for has fully
funded this entire venture. The only thing Joe Newman provided was his theory
( which is not patentable) (nor proven) and his wrong magnets which have been
nothing but trouble. I remind Joe of this, and went to my employer and told
him how it was going. He suggested I construct a one foot long, non magnetic
cylinder the exact diameter of the armature, and pass it through the bore. So
using plywood and Mylar I did as suggested. What? The cylinder got stuck? Out
come the flapper wheels again. By now its getting pretty ugly inside the ole
pipe, but the cylinder clears the bore.
Im not happy with the final product, but Joe Newman is ecstatic. The
housing is finished to Joe's delight and my displeasure.
Time to tackle the armature. The real heart of this motor.
Up to now, the prototype is still a going concern. Sure we've lost same
gauss oersteds in the field housing, air gap wont be uniform and performance
wont be optimal. But it is a prototype that still has 12 to 14 mgo field
strength, and there is a learning curve involved. And in truth who am I to
question Joe Newman.
It is, after all his concept we are trying to achieve, besides I really am
anxious to see this succeed.
What followed if not so tragic, would almost be comic opera.
Joe now insists the armature be dipped and baked before, repeat, before,
compressed and welded. But, Joe, that is not the proper procedure. "Joe" are
you questioning me? You don't know anything. It has to be done that way ok
Joe. Another of his secrets after dip and bake it is almost impossible to
achieve any compression on the laminations. They are nevertheless welded in
place. In Joe's rush to get things done the endcap insulators are left off.
They are now put on in pieces with super glue. The W.G.S. is full of answers.
Now for the coils to be installed Joe insists on installing them himself.
installed the first ones to show him how. He said he already knew how, and
stated ""I could teach a monkey how to wind an armature"! Joe winds about half
the slots and has about 20% fill (my calculations during design said I could
achieve about 80% fill fairly easily) I tried to get him to form the coil
heads, dress them and tamp the slots. But he's in too big of a hurry. At about
this time, Joe has to return to Colorado for a few days. While he is gone, I
cut out all the coils and started over. I got a winder to install them the
armature is looking nice now, but it is not finished by the time Joe returns.
He insists on finishing it. Are we using magnetic wire?" no" never had any".
All we have is magnet wire". "That will have to do"! Joe leaves out coil
groups. "Enough" he says. "Takes too much time". (What's the rush, Joe)? We
wind up with 54% slot fill.
Joe insists on doing the connections himself. I set him up with the
oxy/acetylene torch and showed him how to use them by brazing a couple
connections. It was time to leave for the day but Joe said he would stay and
finish the connections.
When I came in the next day, I discovered Joe
has soldered the connections,
not brazed them! Furthermore, he had not used Kapton tape as instructed.
Instead, he went out and bought cheap vinyl tape and taped the connections
with it. It was rated at 90 volts and 176 degrees f. (We bake at 350 degrees.)
Im beginning to suspect Joe is rushing because he has scheduled a
We wound the armature before we installed the new commutator. It facilitated
ease of coil installation so we waited. We were now ready to install the comm.
This is a simple procedure involving an interference fit. You heat the comm to
a certain temperature and install it; you mark the comm with a pen that has
temperature sensitive wax. When it reaches the temp of pen ( called paint
stick) the wax melts and is ready to install. But Joe's in a hurry. Was hasn't
melted, but it "looks" hot enough. Joe grabs the comm and slaps it on the
shaft. "I wouldn't do that Joe"! Uh- oh- too late. The com is now about 1/4, of
the way on the shaft. No problem for Joe. Joe uses a driving sleeve and an 8
pound sledge and beats the comm on the shaft. The mica inside the comm is
probably shattered and the "v" rings probably damaged. But, hey, Joe showed us
there is another way to install a comm.
By now, my disgust and loathing toward this cretin is rapidly accelerating
components of this motor were brand new. Now we've got an imbecile putting
them together. Thing's can't possibly get any worse! But they do.
Now the coil ends tops and bottoms have to be soldered to the risers.
problem Joe assures me. This is one area where he is the best. Been doin' it
all my life. Great! Now something gets done properly for a change. I had to
leave for a while, when I returned Joe is soldering away. I go take a look.
(At this point, let me digress for a moment.)
In purchasing a comm, I was unable to get exactly what I wanted. So
purchased a comm with an exact multiple of bars. When multiples are jumpered
together, the function is the same, you just require a larger brush.
I blow my top. Good ole Joe is using a 100
watt soldering gun and dripping
liquid solder on the wires as they lay in the slots. The jumper wires is a
mess as well as the lead ends. Some wires are only half way into the slots;
some are actually at the bottom of the slot, but just lying there. I get the
proper size soldering iron and my staking tools and show him how to use them.
It is time for me to go home.
Upon returning in the morning, I discover Joe's handiwork. He used the
iron, but had a man direct a fan toward the riser so it wouldn't get too hot.
He had also placed jumpers in the wrong slots, shorted bars in the wrong area.
It looked as though someone had melted a silver colored chocolate bar all over
I told Joe the comm must be redone. Another outburst." this is my
Life's work"." I do this all the time"."you don't know anything. You should be
humble like me and learn, instead of thinking you know it all" "I'm the worlds
greatest blah, blah, blah. ( I'm thinking to myself: yeah Joe, you are the
greatest." "The worlds greatest sphincter muscle".)!!
1). maybe im being a little harsh on Joe. This could be another secret
2). you short out the windings, possibly creating the world's first monopole.
3). E=m c squared- armature turns and stops at speed of light, and to my
untrained eye it appears as though it never moved.
4). possibly my eyelids are flickering at the speed of light, creating a
stroboscopic effect on my retina and I only imagine it is standing still.
I guess I really should learn to be more humble!
End bells and bearing sleeves are being manufactured by our second shift,
not fast enough to suit Joe. Joe's in a big rush. He has the armature dipped
and baked without reworking the comm. One bearing sleeve fits properly on the
interference fit. The other is too small. Joe's rushing, can't wait.( we conclude
later that Joe Newman has stolen a shop key this morning). No time to do
it right. Out comes the 8 lb. Sledge again. Someone has to hold the driving
sleeve while Joe swings the hammer in his shaking hands. From high overhead.
Believe me this holding of the driving sleeve is definitely not a Norm job. So
I watch this Dante-esque performance. With sweat pouring from him, and a look
of hatred on his face, Joe goes to work. In an imitation of John Henry, Joe
attacks the driving sleeve with gusto. Eventually the bearing sleeve is seated
against the shoulder on the shaft. Miraculously, only one guy gets a broken
bone. Yep! The holder of the driving sleeve.
By now, Joe has become quite obsessed. He picks up the armature,
quite heavy, and attempts to get to his car with it. Two guys block his way.
The armature stays. It is now after 10:00 p.m., Saturday night, August 1st
1998. I call my employer at home and explain everything to him. He talks to
Joe on the phone and Joe apparently calms down. We set the alarms and lock up
the shop. Joe does not try to use the stolen key. He does tell one person that
the owner authorized him to have a key to the shop. This is completely false.
Joe was apparently planning to enlist this persons help at a later time.
On Monday, August 3, the end bells were finished, the bearings and brush
holder installed and the motor was assembled. Problems can't turn the
armature! Why? Disassemble motor find two magnets have popped loose. (Remember
Joe's wonderful fiberglass job). Repairs are made, motor is reassembled. Still
can't turn armature. Disassemble, again. Find armature has been scrubbing
again. Out come flapper wheels and the magnets are attacked again. Armature
laminations are skinned to remove any high spots. At this point it is
discovered that the shaft is slightly bent. We ask sledgehammer Joe about it.
He hasn't a clue it's a mystery.
Reassemble again. Armature still wont turn. Disassemble again. All this
assembly and disassembly takes time. The armature must be removed from, and
installed into the magnetic field housing by overhead crane, this must be done
very carefully. It is now time to go home.
Tuesday August 4th 1998 we reassemble, motor again but without brush
Motor now turns by hand very nicely. Disassemble, comm end and install brush
rack. Reassemble motor, armature will not turn why? My employer comes up with
the answer: remove brushes. Motor now turns nicely ( remember the shorted comm
bars ?) ( Joe does not want the armature cleared. Why? With several poles
being shorted together, the entire armature is in magnetic lock.
Without the brushes in the holder and the armature still not cleared
up a 6 volt battery to a couple of brushes and touches them to individual bars
on the comm. The motor creeps around at about 30 rpm. Joe is again ecstatic I
am now beginning to doubt Joe's theory. Is he fraudulently twisting his tests
to entice investors? He fools around all day. Nothing is accomplished.
Next day Wednesday, August 5th 1998. Again, half a day wasted on nothing
Joe's experiments. Now he's actually stalling! Why? (Afraid of test results).
By 2:00 p.m., we get the motor hooked up to the dynamometer. Comm still hasn't
been cleared. Using a small panel I personally built (I didn't trust Joe) we
monitored input current and voltage along with rpm, Joe has been adding
batteries in series until a total of 156v is obtained. This is over 6 times
intended input power. Motor was designed to run on 24v dc. Input current
varied between 200 milliamps and 1 amp. The rpm got up to about 300 rpm.
Joe, meanwhile, is recording everything on paper. He disgustingly coos
gushes at any slight increases in rpm or decrease in input current."yoo-hoo"
Joe, hello anybody home? Your numbers all are sour. Ya got a shorted comm. Go
to your Rosenberg under dc motors one of the reasons for a slow running motor
is, or may be, quote: shorted armature or commutator." guess what, Joe"?" oh
you can't be bothered with that.
At 5:00 p.m. sharp Joe stops. He says his religious holiday begins at
p.m. on Wednesday and ends at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday. Same thing happened last
week. Joe has this strange idea that all bad things happen to him on
Thursdays. No problem Joe. We have religious freedom in this country. What is
Joe's religion? I've got no idea. Maybe Gyroastroism.
Thursday, 6 August 1998. Since Joe wont be in until 5:00 p.m., I tear
motor apart to clear the comm.
Up to this point, I have been making some serious accusations against
sphincter muscle buddy, Joe. He is well known and I am, literally, nobody. Why
should anyone believe me? I am known for being slow on the job, but I am very
accurate and thorough. I document everything I do even if it appears to be
irrelevant. I also have several eyewitnesses to each and everything I've
described. I've also got receipts documenting all purchases. I also have all
the mechanical drawings, oh, by the way, did I mention all the lovely, clear,
in focus photographs of each and every stage of this operation, many from
different angles? Believe me, I can back up each and every allegation I've
I now proceeded to take some close up photos of the risers. Using a
air hose, I removed Joe's wonderful solder job while still leaving all jumpers
and wires in place. Again, "click." "Flash". "Click". "Flash". I wanted to
later lay out Joe's comm soldering job and analyze it. Maybe I could prove
graphically and mathematically why it turned so slow. I was confident that
when the comm was resoldered the motor would work fine. To say I no longer
trusted Joe Newman is an understatement. I had a technician lift all lead ends
and remove all jumpers. All coil groups were isolated. Using a 6 volt battery
and a compass, tops and bottoms were tagged then the comm was reconnected
properly and soldered.
About 1:00 p.m. Joe Newman walked in. What? Not on his Sabbath! But
he has good news. He says God has revealed to him where the problem is. It
seems as though we have to change brush angle on our two pole motor to align
with the pitch of the coils in the armature. What ? I suspect one of 3 things.
1). Joe wants us to believe he has an open line to God.
2). He really does.
3). Maybe God doesn't like Joe Newman
This turkey Newman wants the brushes set 135 degrees apart. Because
this is a
2 pole motor, they must be 180 degrees apart. At 135 degrees with the properly
connected commutator, the back emf will be tremendous. The windings could burn
out or the brushes blow off or even blow out the comm. I tried to refuse to do
it, I didn't want to ruin what was left of the armature. Joe threw a hissy
fit, like a spoiled brat, and went stalking off to the office to see my
employer. Shortly thereafter, my employer came back to my area. Up by the door
to our wing of the shop stands Joe Newman with a big smile on his face ( he
showed me) he then slyly scurried from the building. It was the last time I
saw Joe Newman.
My employer asks me to humor Joe. But how? We decided I would install
brush holder at 135 degrees, put a brush in it and turn it by hand for 1 gap.
Then remove that brush and put it back at 180 degrees. With everything in
proper order, this motor was going to be truckin' and I didn't want to ruin
it. So I completely disassembled the brush holder and marked it out for the
third brush. But in disgust I threw all the parts in a box, grabbed all my
drawings and locked them in the office and went home.
I figured I would come in early, assemble the brush holder and motor
some tests. This time a crew of electrical engineers was going to monitor the
tests and really wring it out. Furthermore we wanted to run the motor
continuously for at least 24 hours to determine durability, bearing alignment,
etc. this we never got to do.
Around 8:00 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. on Thursday night, 6 August 1998,
we believe Joe Newman
entered the shop and stole the disassembled prototype.
Having grown to distrust Newman recently I'd written down his license
number, year, make, model and color of his rental car. But Joe had planned
ahead. He switched vehicles. We got all the same information on that vehicle
also, but, thief in the night Newman, makes good on his escape. Police and FBI
We know for a fact that Joe Newman
paid a gullible employee of our company
$100.00 dollars to help him load the motor in his car. He also got help at the
car rental agency to transfer the motor to his new vehicle. He told that
person that he had a demonstration of the motor in a couple weeks.
Here is the ironic part. Had Joe waited for 2 days, when all testing
complete, we would have signed a release and the motor would have been his.
Legally. He did not want the test run! Why?
He is nothing but a common thief!
All the foregoing claims made by me are factual. Receipts, documents,
eyewitnesses, photographs and police and FBI reports can support them.
Norm Biss Erie PA 13 August 1998.
In conclusion, let me present some hypothesis that I have come up with.
are only possibilities. We let you decide for yourself. What was Joe's motive
for fraudulently obtaining this motor?.
Motive! 1 -- smart Joe
Joe deliberately sabotaged his own motor because he has a separate deal
group of investors who will back him if he can come up with a working model.
Joe goes home repairs his sabotaged parts and presents them with a workable
prototype. He is still a thief!.
Motive #2 -- neurotic Joe
Joe has been paranoid about someone, (always the vague they) who don't
him to produce this motor. He has on occasion said it was the government. He
is always claiming someone is trying to steal his invention or sabotage it.
His neurotically twisted brain can't grasp the fact that a theory cannot be
patented he is still a thief!
Motive #3 -- stupid Joe
At times, Joe has flashes of brilliance, but the majority of the time,
room temperature IQ in an igloo. He is not just mechanically inept he is a
disaster around tools and equipment.
He really understands nothing about electric motors. He is to be pitied
because he is pitiful. He is still a thief.!
Motive #4 genius Joe
Joe sabotages his own motor so we will find it no good on testing it.
steals it corrects his mistakes and tells the world that only he can
understand his motor, and only he can make it run. He is after all the worlds
greatest living scientist. He's also very humble. Just ask him. He is still a
Motive # 5 -- con man Joe
Joe panics when he sees his motor
is going to be properly tested, and knows it
cannot live up to his claims for it. We have countered some of his sabotage
and he is going to be exposed as a fraud. Has Joe been conning people and
bilking investors for over a decade? He has been selling distributorships and
units of his company for tens of thousand of dollars to trusting unsuspecting
investors. (Remember show me a thief and I'll show you a liar.) We question if even
one single investor has received any return on their capital!
We feel Joe is not interested in selling his motor. He proved that when we were ready
to produce it, and he stole it. Joe is only interested in selling stock in his
shell of a company. We would have killed the goose that gave Joe all those
golden eggs. So, by stealing the motor, Joe accomplishes 2 things, (1). He is
not exposed as a fraud. (2). He now has a working model to demonstrate and
lure in more investors. He is still a thief!
Here is something for everyone interested in Joe Newman's energy machine.
If we could build it in 2 months, why has it
taken 20 years for Joe Newman to
do it? He had to steal it. What has he been doing all this time and with all
his investors money??
In ending this, I would be very interested in contacting Dr. Roger Hastings.
Norm Biss -- Erie PA 13 Aug. 1998 ("Thursday." Joe)
I am doing this independently, and in no way is this information to
construed as being written by the company that I am employed by.
Norm Biss - note: you can mail Norm at email@example.com
To the People of the United States and the World:
Mr. Norman Biss
is a liar, an alcoholic, an idiot, and an attempted thief
himself --- BY HIS OWN WORDS. Therefore, those who represent the company
for which Mr. Biss works are also attempted thieves since Mr. Biss does not
do anything without the permission and blessing of his boss.
Note the obvious
deception in Mr. Biss's claim (disclaimer) at the
conclusion of his letter: "...and in no way is this information to be
construed as being written by the company that I am employed by."
Note that the
lying and thieving position of Norman Biss, his boss, and the
company for which Mr. Biss works is exemplified with the following words
stated by Mr. Biss:
"These drawings are copyrighted and patent is pending!"
if Joseph Newman's technology is so "worthless" as Mr.
Biss attempts to claim in his letter, then why would Mr. Biss be so
emphatic in stating that "These drawings are copyrighted and patent is
No one would
go to the trouble of "copyrighting and patenting" if they had
proof or an honest belief that my PIONEERING ENERGY INVENTION did not work.
The people who had witnessed the prototype operate as I claimed it would
work and who wanted to steal this technology would, however, so act.
The lying Norman
Biss knows that company representatives tested the
prototype on the Wednesday prior to the Thursday that I left with the
machine. On their own, they tested the new machine with their own
Dynamometer and the impressive results caused a "big smile to break out on
the face of his boss, Joe Pugliese. At that moment, Mr. Pugliese
emphatically told me, "Joe, I AM IMPRESSED!" and then he hurriedly walked
away to his front office. I witnessed this and anyone who says otherwise
is a LIAR!
To my great
anger, I returned to the company on Thursday and discovered
that individuals at the company had completely disassembled the Motor; they
had cut wires from the commutator, and an on-site technician told me that
he was afraid that I would find that the Motor was not wired correctly as
he was not certain what he was doing on this type of Motor.
I had previously
told Joe Pugliese -- the owner of the company -- that I
would be taking my Motor on Friday back to Colorado.
had on several occasions asked me to allow engineers from
General Electric to come witness the test and I said "no" since I did not
trust representatives from General Electric. In fact, as a subcontractor,
Joe Pugliese's company wrapped large motors for General Electric
I was certain
that individuals at Pugliese's company had disassembled my
Motor on Thursday -- without my knowledge or permission -- hoping that I
would leave it there when I left on Friday.
[I also had
disclosed to company representatives how one could build the
Newman Motor without using permanent magnets!]
information below, to and from my attorneys, dated August 3
and August 7, 1998 and August 11, 1998 consist of Confidential Documents
which were signed by Norman Biss and Joe Pugliese. The Confidential
Documents prove that both Norman Biss and Joe Pugliese are liars and
attempted thieves of my technology and deliberate slanderers of my name.
In fact, Joe
Pugliese has demonstrated the type of "scum" he personally is
when he called my wife in Colorado and directly threatened her as explained
in my letter to my attorney of August 11, 1998. Joe Pugliese even lied to
his own attorney when Pugliese stated that he had NOT signed ANY
Confidential Documents regarding my work --- when, in fact, Pugliese has
signed THREE SEPARATE DOCUMENTS. One of these Documents consists of two
pages and includes all of his workers within the scope of the agreement;
moreover, it is quite clear that everything belongs to me if I even doubt
that they are in violation of the agreement described below.
The lying, thieving, Norm Biss states that he would like to contact
Roger Hastings who, in fact, is another thief of my work and who also
violated Confidential Disclosure Documents of which I have record. This is
indicative of the old saying, "Birds of a feather, flock together."
people at the Pugliese company deliberately attempted to mess
up this Prototype Motor after I had made an agreement with them in good
faith --- after THEY had first contacted me and saying that they wanted to
assist me following their reading of my fundamental book.
I have removed ALL of the coil wrappings designed by their
design team, and I have been rewrapping the coil according to my teachings.
By his lying, it should be obvious that Biss's criticisms of my involvement
in the Motor's construction is the exact reverse of what Biss claims. In
fact, Biss was totally incompetent in what he did and I told him this many
times. The forthcoming demonstration of my Motor will prove who is the
"Teacher" and who is the "student".
The truth of
this new technology will be shown on public display by the
first of next month in Phoenix, Arizona. Everyone will be invited to come
at their leisure and see this Motor operate.
to/from my attorneys follow as do the Confidential Documents
signed by Norm Biss and Joe Pugliese. The Documents prove that they are
liars, thieves, and the "scum of the earth."
Joseph Westley Newman
3 A.M., Friday Morning, October 2, 1998
My inventive ability as well as my honesty is well documented in my
fundamental book, The Energy Machine of Joseph Newman. The inaccurate,
insulting, and lying comments of Norm Biss will be publicly exposed for
what they are when I soon demonstrate this revolutionary technology for the
the following is a link to letters referenced in this disagreement:
The Newman legal letters
now, Norm Biss's response:
November 5th, 1998 (Thursday)
From: Norm Biss
I wish to respond to "Suit-happy" Joe Newman’s panic driven comments to my chastisement of him for Motor-napping the prototype motor.
As usual, Joe, you cloud the truth and twist the facts, and tell half-truths which contain only a kernel of the truth.
You cannot win a duel of wits with me, Joe, because you are not sufficiently armed. Instead, you hire a ghostwriter. You know your obnoxious, bullying, pathetic histrionics and puerile loquacity will be apparent to all. Everyone knows the "Teacher" will come in second to the "Student".
You said I was: A liar; an alcoholic; an idiot and an "attempted" thief. In addition, at various points throughout, you call not only me, but my employer "Scum".
(1) A LIAR - You are 100% correct Joe! I lied when I said at times you could be "somewhat" brilliant. Evidently I was "somewhat" precipitate!
(2) AN ALCOHOLIC - (Probably the Newmanese interpretation of going bar-to-bar). (Note: when Joe and his "hired helper" first came to Erie, my employer gave me a company credit card to take them out and entertain them. During the course of the Prime Rib dinner, I had two glasses of beer. Joe and his "hired helper" had NONE.) The receipt for the evening will bear out this terrible example of my alcoholism.
(3) AN IDIOT – 100% correct again, Joe. I was an idiot to trust you!
(4) AN "ATTEMPTED THIEF" – Not so, Joe. I am not an "attempted" thief. I am a 100% real thief. I STOLE YOUR THUNDER!
(5) SCUM - You have gone from scamming people to "scumming" people.
Next, you accuse my Company and my employer of being "attempted" thieves. This is known as guilt-by-association. Fortunately, that is not tolerated in this Country. If it were, we would be guilty of abetting you in your charade.
You further state: "that Mr. Biss does not do anything without the permission and blessing of his ‘Boss’." - Joe, I don’t have a ‘Boss’. I have an employer. No one ‘BOSSES’ me.
Furthermore, if your senescent brain has the ability to retain input, repeat after me: NORM BISS WROTE THAT ARTICLE AND THIS REBUTTAL ON HIS OWN, BY HIMSELF, AND WITHOUT ANYBODY’S "BLESSING". (CARVE IT IN STONE, JOE!)
Next: "These drawings are copyrighted and patent is pending". (I don’t know why I am even bothering to dignify this with a reply). First of all, you attempt to subtly shift focus from the real issues with semantics. Secondly, by doing so, you assume you have deluded the public into thinking my Company and myself are the "HEAVYS" in this.
do you think the public is so naive and so unintelligent as to question
why we would do so? Nevertheless, to avoid the appearance of evading
an answer, I will explain for your benefit the reason for doing so.
By bringing this up [and the sidebar comment, which speaks volumes], you
are using smoke-and-mirrors to create the illusion that WE clandestinely
endorse your technology. WRONG AGAIN, JOE! (Where does
Joe dig up these shallow, transparent ghostwriters)?
Anyhow, Joe, the reason for copyright and patent pending was to protect ourselves "just in case" we were to go into production. Had we produced a prototype of a yo-yo made from a biscuit, we would have done the same. "Just in case". All businesses do so. EVEN YOU!
It is patently obvious that this was a typical Newman ploy to divert attention from the germane and to obfuscate the issue.
The public in general, especially the Scientific Community, and myself in particular are disgusted with the Janus-faced way you try to weasel-out when criticism is directed your way. I’m just thankful I can’t see what crawls around on the floor of your mind!
In the next paragraph, you state: "that we tested the new machine and the "Impressive" results caused a big smile to break out on the face of my ‘boss’, who then told you he was impressed." Joe, you are just Blowing Smoke! For the rest of this rebuttal, instead of saying you are blowing smoke, I will abbreviate it to B/S.
not "TEST" the motor! We attempted to see what the motor would do
with the commutator YOU cobbled-up. The results may have been impressive
to you, but to everybody else they were a dismal failure. (doesn’t take
much to impress you, does it Joe?) Believe me, that was no smile
on my employer’s face; it was a sneer of disgust, you buffoon. I
just happen to have a few photographs of the area during that fiasco.
I have asked everyone in the photos the question: "What were your opinions
on the results achieved with the prototype on the dynamometer"? The
answers: 1 – laughter, then "A Joke"! 1 – "Pathetic".
2 – "What test? A waste of time with the bad commutator." 1
– (Me) " A sour test".
My employer denies (And I believe him) that he said "I am impressed". Further more, no one else heard him say it. He is a man of integrity! I CAN honestly say I did see a look of concern on my employer’s face as though he had invested over $15,000.00 on a losing proposition. Again, Joe Newman.........B/S.
In the next paragraph you state: "we had cut wires from the commutator". Joe, nobody in this business "cuts" wires from the commutator during repair. They are unsoldered. (Your knowledge of these things overwhelms me, Joe). By the way, YOUR cold-solder joints were very easy to unsolder.
Next, you say you had previously told my employer, "the owner of the company", that you would be taking the "MOTOR ON FRIDAY BACK TO COLORADO". I assume that’s Newmanese syntax meaning you were going to take the "MOTOR BACK TO COLORADO ON FRIDAY".???????This is more B/S, Joe. If such was the case, why did you steal it on Thursday? ? ? As a thief in the night.
At this juncture, let me bring up a point that is pregnant with implication: at no point in this rambling diatribe does Joe Newman ever mention the name of our Company. HE TOOK VERY DELIBERATE MEASURES TO AVOID DOING SO! WHY? Because he knows that to do so would invite interested parties to contact us and see for themselves all the proof we have of the allegations I have made against Joe Newman. It is all true!
In the next paragraph, Joe acknowledges that he does NOT want competent engineers to witness his tests. Why? Afraid, Joe? ? ? Joe then states that our company "WRAPPED" large motors for G. E. Corporation. Joe, nobody who knows anything about electric motors "wraps" them (unless they are going to give them as gifts). They are WOUND, cretin.
The only person I know who "RAPS" electric motors is "Sledgehammer-Joe"!
Next: "Company had disassembled MY motor without MY permission or knowledge". Joe, we had over $15,000.00 invested in OUR prototype! (Remember, this was a joint venture). I didn’t need YOUR permission to effect a repair.
Joe’s next paragraph is a real lulu. Joe claims he showed us how to build the Newman motor without using permanent magnets; without using permanent magnets, it is just a conventional motor. The permanent magnets are a source of stored energy that is being selectively tapped. It is what interested me in Joe Newman’s theory in the first place. It is possible that it is a valid theory........... but, not in it’s present stage of development! In addition, Joe’s motor will not work the way he has currently got it configured......and Joe’s not bright enough to figure out how to proceed from here!
Joe next mentions Confidential Documents. He also calls my employer and myself liars and "attempted" thieves of his technology. He further states that WE deliberately slandered his name. I will cover the Confidential Documents later in this rebuttal to avoid answering the same questions twice. And I remind you AGAIN, Joe, I [Norm Biss] am the ONLY person who has written these things about you and your unctuous demeanor!
Now Joe’s on a roll. He calls my employer "scum". My employer, who fronted Joe Newman’s prototype expenses; located all materials; provided the necessary technicians, machinists and mechanics, and opened the doors of his establishment and made accessible all facilities necessary for Joe Newman to realize the accomplishment of his "Life’s work". NONE OF THESE THINGS WAS JOE NEWMAN ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH BY HIMSELF! He has neither the experience nor the intellect to do so. This is self-evident, otherwise he would not have sought us out.
So Joe Newman shows his gratitude and appreciation to the people who were willing to assist him in realizing his life’s dream, by calling them liars, thieves and "Scum".
He then accuses my employer of threatening his (Joe Newman’s) wife. Here is what really transpired: After swearing out an arrest warrant on Joe Newman, my employer called Newman’s wife and so informed her. HE DID NOT THREATEN HER! ! ! ! This is an example of the manner in which Joe Newman childishly twists the truth. The rest of the same paragraph is more of Joe Newman’s B/S.
Joe now adds a note: that "thief" Norm Biss would like to contact Dr. Roger Hastings, whom Newman also calls a thief. He then writes: "Birds of a feather flock together".
Joe, I would much rather gracefully soar with an Eagle like Dr. Hastings than with a strutting, squawking turkey like you and your servile minions. In your own words, Joe: "Birds of a feather…………
In the next paragraph Joe states: THEY had first contacted me. (Let me now reference the letter that Joe Newman wrote, dated august 11/98, to Ms. Tamra Palmer, Atty-at-Law, Denver, Colo.- - - On page two of that letter, in the paragraph below the words (in capital letters) "I KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE", Joe states: ‘there would be telephone records of interstate telephone calls’. Yes, Joe, there are records of interstate telephone calls and they will prove that you contacted us first. It would seem to me that it is a Federal offense to use interstate telephone lines to fraudulently obtain goods and/or services!
You next tell us you have removed all of the coil "wrappings". Again you show your lack of knowledge concerning your "life’s work". That’s called BANDING, Joe. Oh, by the way, I was informed by some people who attended your pathetic ‘demonstration’ that you had re-banded the armature with plastic banding intended to secure products to pallets. Atta-boy, Joe! (now why didn’t I think of that?)
You continue: "Biss’s criticisms", "Biss Claims", "Biss was totally incompetent…" Joe, if you want to talk about your dog, you can address it any way you like. But, when you talk about me, you say "MISTER"! ! ! Furthermore, by portraying me as ‘incompetent’ , you are relegating yourself as a ‘know-nothing’.
Your forthcoming demonstration is going to show who is the "TEACHER", and who is the "STUDENT". Joe, it seems to me that the "Student" designed and built a brush rigging in one day. (heh, heh. I’ve still got it.) The "Teacher", on the other hand, has had the purloined prototype for over two months and has to resort to two brushes on sticks. Slight technical problems, "Teacher"? ? ? Here’s something I’m a little curious about. Please clarify. Does everyone who purchases your motor get the two sticks or will you charge extra?
You were going to have a demonstration of the prototype by the first of November (didn’t happen - - - seems to be some problems, eh Joe). Anyway, you grandly declared: "Everyone will be invited to come and see this motor Operate". "Everyone" includes me! I want to ask you some hard, embarrassing questions. I think a counter demonstration would be nice. Don’t you?
TO ALL WHO ATTEND THIS, OR ANY OTHER, DEMONSTRATION OF JOE NEWMAN:
LEAVE YOUR CHECKBOOKS AT HOME AND KEEP YOUR
HAND ON YOUR WALLET. IF YOU ARE BY ANY CHANCE A NEWMAN BELIEVER AND
STILL WISH TO INVEST, AT LEAST MAKE NEWMAN PROVE HIS THEORY TO YOU WITH
THE MATHEMATICAL FORMULA THAT WILL SUPPORT HIS CLAIMS. FURTHERMORE,
HAVE THESE CHECKED OUT BY REPUTABLE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS AND MATHEMATICIANS
BEFORE YOU SIGN ANY CONTRACTS, AND HAVE THE CONTRACTS EXAMINED BY YOUR
Since all potential investors in Joe Newman’s scheme should be forewarned, it might be a good idea to have all this information in their hands via the public media on the day of the demonstration…every time there is a demonstration.
You next reference letters and documents "signed by my employer and myself". You say the documents prove that THEY are "liars, thieves and the scum of the earth". First of all, the documents prove no such thing! Secondly, your diarrhea-mouthed, vitriolic responses are an attempt to drag us down into the sewer with yourself. We don’t go there, Joe!
You then sign your ‘Masterpiece’……at 3:00 A. M. Did you lose some sleep over the original article? Get used to it, Joe. I’m not through spanking you yet!
Finally, your postscript, in which my ‘inaccurate’, ‘insulting’, ‘lying comments’ will be publicly exposed when you SOON demonstrate your technology for the entire world. Joe, the only thing that will be demonstrated is your incompetence……… Again. And isn’t it ironic that after all these years, and all the money from your investors you ATTEMPT to demonstrate your technology with a motor funded and built by (and stolen from) liars, thieves and the scum of the earth? A motor you were incapable of building; a motor you were unable to produce for your investors. This says a lot for the lack of character, prestige and veracity of one Joseph Westley Newman.
NOW THE LETTERS
The first letter, dated 3 August, 1998, from the Law offices of Murphy and Shepard:……As to the understanding that Joe Newman would (Quote) "Hand deliver" (End Quote) the letter to my employer; Joe Newman did NOT personally do so, of course. He hadn’t the courage. (You will see later how Newman accomplished this sticky task.) Furthermore, the letter states that our right to manufacture the machine is dependent upon our first producing TWO prototypes. Good point! Why don’t we produce the second prototype? According to Joe Newman, Norm Biss is so incompetent that he couldn’t possibly be using Joe’s SECRET TECHNOLOGY.
NOW, LET US PLAY "WHAT IF" IN REGARDS TO THE PREVIOUS PARAGRAPH.
Since neither my Company or I have ever received anything from Joe Newman’s Attorneys telling us:
(1) – What percentage of the design of the prototype we are responsible for, or. . . . . . .
(2) – What percentage of the confidential plans for the construction of the prototype we are responsible for;
I have to assume we are entitled to an equal share of credit on both counts.
I personally feel it is too late for any chicanery on the part of Joe Newman to draw-up such documents retroactively.
WHAT IF: having said this, I feel I could (IF I GENUINELY WANTED TO) commence production of said motor, sell it for one dollar profit, and give Joe Newman his twenty-five cent share of the profits? ? ? ?
END OF PLAYING "WHAT IF".
I want you, Joe Newman, to pay very close attention to the final paragraph of your own Attorney’s letter: "You must release the first prototype to Joe [Newman], and he will release you from the contract". (My reply) We never released the first prototype motor. It was not finished. Joe Newman stole it instead. IF JOE NEWMAN DENIES THIS, THEN PLEASE SHOW THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD THE "RELEASE DOCUMENT"! ! ! !
The second letter, from the same Law offices as the first letter, and dated August 7th, 1998 (The day after Joe Newman stole the prototype) – suffice to say a typical Joe Newman response to any opposition: SUE. SUE. SUE.
Next, a letter FROM Joe Newman, dated 11 August, 1998 to Ms. Tamra Palmer, Atty-at-Law, Denver, Colorado. Again, more SUE. SUE. SUE. But now, vintage Joe Newman comes to the surface. He calls me [Norm Biss] our company’s "Top Technical Representative". This is more Newman B/S. Joe Newman DID NOT want our top man involved! Furthermore, the second and third top men wanted nothing to do with Joe Newman. I will not, by benign neglect, admit to a position for which I am not qualified. In addition, I am not overly impressed by titles. (Why must Joe Newman twist even the mundane?)
Joe states that we were not proceeding very fast. Time clock records will verify that not just myself, but several other employees were working up to eighteen hours a day to get this motor finished. (We can see how grateful Joe Newman was for this). Maybe we weren’t working fast enough because Newman wasn’t wielding a big enough Bullwhip.
Please note this next "Fact": JOE NEWMAN’S "HIRED-HELPER" WAS IN FACT ONE OF HIS INVESTORS! I have absolute proof of this. (Not Hearsay). Not only had this investor put up $15,000.00 CASH, but his family, combined, has over $70,000.00 (Not a misprint. Read Seventy Thousand Dollars), invested in Joe Newman’s Energy Machine! ! ! (One can only wonder how many more such investors are involved? ?) Ole Joe Newman must be a B I G tax payer. Hmm, I wonder? However, since I’m not a tax auditor, I won’t speculate. Honest.
Joe must have paid his "Hired-helper" well, because he was able to afford to live in a tent on the beach for the duration of his stay. Again, there is documented proof at the campground where he stayed. I do not mention this person’s name at this time because I feel he and his family have suffered enough. I DO have incontrovertible proof of these allegations.
Ole Joe rambles on. . . . . A Company employee - GREG - gladly and eagerly helped load the motor in Joe’s car. First, there is no such employee on our payroll. There was no such employee on our payroll during Newman’s stay at our facility. Secondly, even though the man’s name is wrong, he did in fact GLADLY AND EAGERLY (after being duped) AND for one hundred dollars, help Joe Newman load the prototype into Newman’s automobile. A Fox is not intelligent. It is cunning. So it is with Joe Newman. Remember the letter Joe Newman was supposed to "Hand-deliver" to my employer? Not Joe Newman. He slyly gives it to the "Dupe" to give to my employer.
In addition, Joe states that he and his "Hired-helper" had done more than 90% of the work on the prototype. Actually. They did about 95% of the work. . . . . . ON THE FIELD HOUSING. I refused to work with Joe’s non-conforming magnets and his Mickey-Mouse method for installing them. If you go back and read my original statement, you will find that I refused to take any credit for that fiasco. Together, they did maybe ten percent on the rest of the motor. And poorly at that. Although Joe’s "Hired-helper" was a more industrious worker than Joe himself. The rest of the letter is more B/S from Joe Newman. In the final paragraph, Joe again echoes. . . . . . . .SUE!
NEXT COME THE CONTRACTS
I am not going to justify, one way or the other, my reasons for not commenting on these documents. Suffice to say that I have not sought legal counsel concerning their contents and therefore am not at liberty to comment.
In closing, I wish to bring up a few points.
(1) – Joe Newman never denied ninety percent of the allegations. WHY? Because they are true.
(2) – The ten percent he denied, he twisted to make himself look good.
(3) - Either by omission, or less than the full truth, he tries to show himself as doing no wrong.
I have all the proof of my allegations! In mentioning all these things, I knew that in order to maintain my credibility, I would have to be truthful. I have continued in that vein. Please believe me when I say I have all the proof as previously mentioned, and even more which I have not mentioned.
We helped Joe Newman realize his life’s dream. The motor is made from a section of pipe. The demonstration was a dud. Now Joe Newman’s PIPE DREAM can be called Joe Newman’s PIPE BOMB.
Note: The following is from the college level text entitled "ELECTROMAGNETICS’. I feel it is appropriate to include it at this time.
A quote attributed to Lord Kelvin.
"WHEN YOU CAN MEASURE WHAT YOU ARE SPEAKING ABOUT AND EXPRESS IT IN NUMBERS, YOU KNOW SOMETHING ABOUT IT; BUT WHEN YOU CANNOT MEASURE IT, WHEN YOU CANNOT EXPRESS IT IN NUMBERS, YOUR KNOWLEDGE IS OF A MEAGER AND UNSATISFACTORY KIND; IT MAY BE THE BEGINNING OF KNOWLEDGE, BUT YOU HAVE SCARCELY PROGRESSED IN YOUR THOUGHTS TO THE STAGE OF SCIENCE, WHATEVER THE MATTER MAY BE!
Uhh, where is your mathematical proof, Joe? IT DOESN’T EXIST!
NO ONE CAN PROVE YOUR THEORY!
I, however, can very easily DISPROVE your theory. It is quite simple to do.
Couple two of your motors so that the back EMF from each will feed the other. Then couple the two shafts together with a Lovejoy coupling. (Pay attention to rotation, Joe, otherwise with YOUR tremendous power out ratio to power in, you might shear the shafts). Use your small battery to get the whole Schmear running. If your theory is valid, two things WILL happen.
FIRST – Your tiny battery will instantly swell up like a Uniroyal and go
S – P – L – A – T !
SECONDLY – Because, according to your theory, you will be producing more energy out than energy in, you will no longer need your " Splatted" battery. Both motors will go faster and faster (This is a linear progression, remember, Joe?). You should reach critical mass before you have a chance to turn it off. Again. . . . .S – P – L – A – T !
Sorry, Joe, it just doesn’t work that way. It is analogous to hooking a humidifier to a de-humidifier. Instead of reaching critical mass, all you are going to do is consume a lot of energy and accomplish nothing. EXACTLY LIKE THE ENERGY MACHINE OF JOSEPH NEWMAN.
Not only is there no syllogistic content to your theory, Joe, you (or no else) can even qualify it as a minor premise.
ENCLOSURE: APPENDIX I
Copy of original drawing, faxed to me from Joe Newman, as his plan for a motor. For non-disclosure reasons, I have blotted out all dimensions. You will note a couple of obvious things on this drawing.
NOTE THE DATE. Joe had obviously tried to lure in someone else in the past.
Further note Joe’s use of words (In his own printing): LAMINTATIONS and MAGNETIC WIRE.
Perhaps when my original allegations were read, many people thought I had taken literary license to ridicule Joe Newman. I didn’t have to do that. Ole Joe does a pretty good job of that all by himself.
Norm Nov. 5th, 1998 (THURSDAY)
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