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Good Elon vs. Bad Russia: The Gap Widens

In “Good Elon, Bad Elon: A Tale of Two Elons,” we looked at Elon Musk’s highly profitable and likely successful trajectory into space (SpaceX) vs. some of his other more questionable and money-bleeding enterprises such as Tesla. As you can … Continue reading

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Investors Revolted by Tesla Motors’ Plan to Acquire SolarCity

… a struggling SolarCity could be a burden on Tesla, which is also using up cash fast. Tesla’s free cash flow last year was a negative $2.2 billion. In theory, then, a combination of Tesla and SolarCity would have burned … Continue reading

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Building a Positive Future Instead of Tearing it Down

We have discovered through hard trial and error that a society without a sense of larger purpose drifts into nihilism and despair. __ ColonyofCommodus To build a future, people must have a sense of purpose — “a larger purpose” than … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Still Has One Good Idea: SpaceX

Elon the Dropout: Early Successes Elon Musk was born in South Africa, and moved to California via Canada and Pennsylvania. He had meant to achieve a PhD in energy physics at Stanford, but his plans changed when the world around … Continue reading

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SpaceX Scores Two in One: 11 Satellite Launches Plus Successful Recovery Landing of 1st Stage Booster

Elon Musk Goes Long Way Toward Redeeming Himself Elon Musk’s SpaceX finally achieved another successful space launch — plus it achieved its first successful recovery landing of a first stage booster rocket. This “two in one” success should go a … Continue reading

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Billionaires Making Monkeys of Themselves Over Green Energy Scam?

To illustrate the problem that renewable energy instability can cause, here is an example. When the voltage from German’s electric grid weakened for just a millisecond at 3 am, the machines at Hydro Aluminum in Hamburg ground to a halt, … Continue reading

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Good Elon, Bad Elon: A Tale of Two Elons

MUSK: And — you know I wasn’t born in America — I got here as fast as I could Elon Reeve Musk (/ˈiːlɒn ˈmʌsk/; born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American entrepreneur, engineer, inventor and investor.[7][8][9][10][11] He is … Continue reading

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If You See One of These Billionaires Walking on the Road, Kill Them

Update: To understand what all the fuss is about, read this. The green billionaire — green lobby — green politician axis is corrupt and destructive from top to bottom. The meaning of the zen koan in the title can be … Continue reading

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