The Environmental Hazards of Electric Vehicles

The mounting evidence that electric vehicles will cause severe environmental damage and growing indications that Ford Motor Co. regards Michiganders as fools.

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Elon Musk: The Climate Emperor Has No Clothes

Elon Musk claims to be an environmentalist. But faced with a choice to maximize Tesla’s profits or causing potential harm to the environment, Musk opts for the money.

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Why China Helped Elect Justin Trudeau

Some thoughts on reports that China interfered in Canada’s election and worked to elect Justin Trudeau, Palo Alto is officially America’s EV Motor City, more bad press for Ford’s Jim Farley, and a heart-breaking feature about the closing of the oldest Starbucks in Detroit.

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The EV Exploitation of Michigan Taxpayers

Einstein defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Michiganders applauding Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for showering Ford Motor Co. with $1 billion in incentives to build an electric battery plant and supposedly create 2,500 jobs would be wise to reflect on Einstein’s wisdom.

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Why I Distrust Alexa and My Roomba

An unsolicited offer from Alexa this week prompted my discovery to the extent of Amazon’s and Google’s violation of my privacy and the marketing power Amazon will achieve if allowed to acquire One Medical and iRobot.

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Mary Barra Mocks Mayor Pete’s Road Safety Plans

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg claims he wants to improve road safety in America, and recently announced $800 million in taxpayer giveaways to various cities and towns to finance infrastructure improvements. If Buttigieg was genuinely serious about improving road safety, he would heed mounting warnings from transportation safety officials and automotive reviewers and call for an immediate ban of GM’s Hummer EV.

That GM CEO Mary Barra aims to profit from such a monster vehicle whose brakes are widely regarded as inadequate, suggests a certain moral and ethical depravity.

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China’s Ballooning Michigan EV Battery Plants

Michigan taxpayers appear on the verge of subsidizing a joint venture between Ford and a China-owned battery company that Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin wanted no part of.

“I would have loved to have had Ford come to Virginia and build a battery plant if they were not using it as a front for a company that is controlled by the Chinese Communist Party,” Youngkin said on Bloomberg TV.

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Google’s Fired Workers Reaped What They Sowed

Some thoughts on Google firing employees via email, the MLK cluelessness PageDuty CEO Jennifer Tejada and Corewell Health CEO Tina Freese Decker share, and my relief learning that legendary hockey player Paul Henderson just celebrated his 80th birthday.

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A Primer on EV Alternatives to Elon Musk’s Tesla

The media has declared the Tesla brand is dead, thanks to Elon Musk’s Twitter antics. As a public service for those who refuse to buy a Tesla in protest, I’ve prepared a primer on some alternative electric vehicles and some details about the people and companies that make them.

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