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“He’s Full Of Shit”: How Elon
Musk Fooled Investors, Bilked Taxpayers,
and Gambled Tesla to
Save Solarcity

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Posted By: zephyrgirl, 8/26/2019 5:29:31 PM

It was a Saturday night last March in Buffalo, and Dennis Scott was sitting at home. A stocky veteran with salt-and-pepper hair and a close-cropped beard, Scott had been laid off from Tesla’s factory in Buffalo two months earlier as part of a global reduction in the company’s workforce. Since then, he had taken to sending Elon Musk emails and point-blank tweets, describing the pain the layoffs were causing. Ten days after Scott was let go, Musk had tweeted a goofy picture of himself posing with what looked like a machine gun.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jhpeters2 8/26/2019 5:56:23 PM (No. 163056)
Unlimited government funds, spend so easily. Pacify the left with promises of plenty (without having to grow or shepard a single thing) and the left will go all in. These are the tools of a conman, or a Goebbels or a Hitler. I'm amazed this silly new "moon shot", in the words of the left, has left people baffled. I have drilled for oil - I therefore contributed to the benefit of America, but kooks like Musk get all the attention. The left is utterly vacuous.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MickTurn 8/26/2019 6:12:48 PM (No. 163064)
Does the term CON MAN come to mind...it certainly does for me! I predict he will run Tesla into the ground and leave tons of Suckers in his wake. I'll give you $50 for your Tesla dude.....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 8/26/2019 6:23:58 PM (No. 163078)
OK, Vanity Fair isn't, IMO, much of a reliable source. I suppose I might try reading it, but I really don't trust them much at all.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/26/2019 6:35:33 PM (No. 163094)
Take this story back and strike the vulgarity. And by the way, it ain't that great trying to read a Vanity Fair article, so I would suggest making it easier, if you want anybody to read it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 8/26/2019 6:36:51 PM (No. 163096)
More BS lefty dreams of replacing fossil fuels with smoke and mirrors and BILLIONS flushed down Solyndra and now this latest BS solar panel factory. The only reason people buy solar panels is GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES, although some of it is being suckered into believing the "MMGW/Climate Change" scam. So this Solar Panel Scam is an interlocking scam with the MMGW political power scam. And both interlock with the whole Windmill Scam. And ALL of it is bull carp --- it will NEVER produce any substantial part of our total grid power, it is WAY too expensive, way too unreliable and cannot be economically stored, like for use at night and when the wind isn't blowing. The windmill makers are just as much scam artists as the solar panel makers. Billions in subsidies, tax breaks, special set asides, and power companies REQUIRED BY LAW to purchase this expensive, unreliable, and unwanted power from windmills and solar panels. Massive lefty scam: Political power, and billions being made scamming on solar panels and windmills "to save the planet".....all scams.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 8/26/2019 6:43:06 PM (No. 163108)
Like Diogenes, we search for an honest man (or woman). Apparently Liu is not an honest woman, she is just another criminal US Attorney, part of the problem, a crooked, cowardly, coverup expert Swamp Creature. Now it is coming down to it. Will Barr prove to be just another Swamp Creature, or not? Is he actually an honest man?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 8/26/2019 6:44:13 PM (No. 163109)
My apologies for post #6, wrong thread.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: LanceLink1 8/26/2019 6:45:49 PM (No. 163113)
Snake oil salesmen on an epic scale. I worked for a leading company that was contracted to supply air treatment hardware to the Tesla gigafactory. When we met with Tesla engineers I was struck by how arrogant and dismissive his young engineers with little experience told us how little we knew. It was obvious to me then this was a company built on ego, smoke and mirrors from the top down. I kept quiet but now feel justified in my earlier assessments. Musk's dreams are wet ones at best but a scam to tax payers.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigfatslob 8/26/2019 6:57:18 PM (No. 163129)
I have a Deloren for sale and it isn't government funded. Tesla is a liberal hoax, a space ship that was never meant to fly.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 8/26/2019 7:45:19 PM (No. 163162)
Let's all sing to the tune of the Mickey Mouse song: "S-O-C...I-O-P...A-T-H-Y." Mssr Musk sweats the scent of sociopathy.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rat Patrol 8/26/2019 7:57:03 PM (No. 163164)
Has a solar panel company ever stayed in business longer than ten years?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Words have Meaning 8/26/2019 9:30:06 PM (No. 163202)
Hey Elon...WalMart would like to have a word with you for setting several of their stores on fire with the solar panels they bought from your solar company.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: tisHimself 8/26/2019 10:15:11 PM (No. 163223)
Didn’t this used to be a salon?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: globalwarmer 9/16/2019 8:05:57 AM (No. 181065)
In addition to economics, liberals do not understand basic physics.
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