Skip to comments.Elon Musk Wants to End Government Subsidies ... But not his, naturally.
Posted on 07/27/2017 9:16:27 AM PDT by Lorianne
Tesla honcho Elon Musk is not like Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, or even LeBron James, who made their billions through innovation in a free, fair market. Musk has made his wealth from the taxpayer (if not all, at least a lot of). In a particularly glorious, damning bit of investigative reporting, the Los Angeles Times recently determined that Musks empire had been built on almost $5 billion in government subsidies
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He’s got his. Now it’s time to eliminate the competition. That’s always the way with elites.
They just don’t want the competition for reservations at their favorite Beverly Hills restaurant, spa, or vacation destination.
He’s worth 16 billion ... let him return the money.
Here in New York, Andrew Cuomo and the state just built Musk a $750 million plant to make solar panels.
Solar City was supposed to start outfitting it with equipment about a year ago. Nothing yet.
In that time, Musk signed a JV with Panasonic to bring used solar panel manufacturing equipment from an existing Panasonic plant in Malaysia to manufacture at this new plant in New York. People are wondering how “cutting edge” this will all be.
Everyone wants the government to gore an ox; just not THEIR ox!!
Such a visionary. Elon Musk’s greatest achievement is sucking money out of taxpayers’ wallets.
SpaceX is dominating the commercial launch market. They are taking away business from the Russians and the Europeans, and making it American.
Cars, batteries, tunnels, space hips all KAPUT!