Elon Musk

Obama Motors Kills Electric Car

November 27, 2018

General Motors announced that it is terminating 15 percent of its workforce. That is just over 14,000 jobs. The cuts will eliminate more than 14,000 jobs in all, roughly 8,100 white collar positions and more than 6,000 factory jobs, according to the company. GM to halt production at several plants, cut more than 14,000 jobs […]

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Google’s Car Gets S.F. Road Test

November 2, 2018

Total Recall‘s Johnny Cab Before getting into this article just a quick reminder that Wham-O makes Frisbees and Waymo does other stuff related to hubcaps. Waymo is a subsidiary of Alphabet, the umbrella corporation that operates Google. Earlier this week they issued a press release which I shall quote in part: We’re excited to announce […]

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FBI’s Tesla Criminal Investigation

October 26, 2018

Despite what some fan boys have told me about how ingenious Elon Musk is, Tesla is once again in the news for blowing smoke. Being that they make electric cars, that in itself is quite a feat. Following the recent spanking by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is […]

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Tesla Has Been Framed: Elon Musk is a Genius

October 8, 2018

I was invited to a social function last Friday to celebrate the fall ritual of Octoberfest. I engaged a person that I know at the party in conversation. The subject of Elon Musk came up, partially because the person hosting the party just purchased a Tesla. I recounted the production difficulties, Elon getting kicked off […]

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Musk Out at Tesla…Well Sort of

September 29, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued the following edict: Elon Musk has been forced to step down from the Board of Tesla but he will remain CEO. Translation, he is figurehead of the company but can be out voted if he wants to do stupid stuff. Within 45 days, an independent chairman will […]

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Elon Musk Can’t Deliver

August 24, 2018

“You’re a legend in your own mind.” —Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry in Sudden Impact (1983) Elon Musk is not just a legend in his mind but for many that uncritically accept his claims. Musk follows the axiom of selling the sizzle not the steak . The difference is that Musk is finding that he […]

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Tesla, Tucker, and Elon Musk

July 21, 2018

Elon Musk and his fantasy car company Tesla were in the news with a strange story. It reminded me of the movie Tucker when the 1950’s car company was taken to court for ripping off investors for selling dealerships with no cars. In the days leading up to the trial, Tucker and his band of […]

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Elon Musk Innovator or Crony Capitalist?

August 12, 2017

By now you should know X always has his smoking gun aimed at someone. I’ve even been made abreast of the fact that some citizens of this republic are sleeping with both eyes open instead of just one. If you need another reason to be vigilant and join their ranks ponder this next… I want […]

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