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by | Apr 18, 2019

Excessive partisanship and endless acrimony are common complaints lodged against the political class. There’s a lot to be said in favor of this narrative, but bipartisanship isn’t always what it’s cracked up to be, either. As evidence, consider the latest…

by | Feb 23, 2019

The Washington Post recently reported green energy guru and Tesla CEO Elon Musk flew more than 150,000 miles (at company expense) in his corporate jet in 2018. Meanwhile, his electric car company lost more than $100 million per week in 2018. Even…

by | Nov 30, 2018

Is there anything so permanent as a “temporary” government program? To test this question, consider the “Tesla” tax credit, the 13-year-old federal subsidy program for cars that don’t use gasoline. The credit, which allows taxpayers to take up to $7,500 off their…

by | Oct 30, 2018

Back in the ’90s, Michael Moore made a movie accusing GM of killing the electric car. He was wrong. The real killer wasn’t GM. It was a tag team of the market — and the government. One of those killers…

by | Oct 18, 2018

Porsches have never been inexpensive — but they’re about to become more so. You could call it the electric surtax — because that’s what it amounts to. And it’s probably going to be applied to us all, eventually. Porsche corporate —…

by | Oct 16, 2018

Zap. That’s the sound of the majority of taxpayers being shocked at the tax credits that electric car buyers continue to receive — a credit that may be extended as part of a tax-extenders package during the lame-duck session of…

by | Oct 8, 2018

Which came first: the Tesla or the subsidy? The subsidy, of course. PayPal billionaire Elon Musk — along with Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos — are the poster boys for the left’s version of capitalism. The Post was always a left-leaning newspaper but…

by | Jun 15, 2018

Last month, I wrote about Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s contemptuous and breezy dismissal of questions asked by financial analysts about the cash flow situation at Tesla. Would the company need yet another infusion of money to remain afloat? Lame! Next question….

by | May 25, 2018

The death of the perpetually tardy Model 3 may ultimately have less to do with it being an overpriced electric car than with something even more lethal to its chances… It’s a too-small sedan. Electric or not, they aren’t selling….

by | May 14, 2018

The defenders of Silicon Valley are fond of pointing to the many benefits that America’s tech sector has conjured, seemingly from thin air, and to the great virtues of those who run these modern day titans of industry. We all…

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