By: Mike McDaniel I’ve always maintained electric vehicles were, in large part, a response to Barack Obama. They have been a necessary part of meeting arbitrary, unrealistic and essentially impossible CAFÉ standards set by the Obama Administration, and the EPA’s official estimates of their range/mileage have been massaged accordingly. The Chevy volt, for example, has never made a penny for GM. In fact, GM has lost an enormous amount of money on each and every one. One suspects the loss margin is also substantial for every other manufacturer producing electric vehicles. The SMM electric vehicle archive is available here.
By: Mike McDaniel Oh Dearie Dear. Remember the Obama Administration’s admonition to punch back twice as hard against people who tend not to punch anyone in the first place? This is an example of punching way, way above one’s weight class, and also, far above the Earth, at the Sydney, [Read More]
By: Mike McDaniel Donald Trump has demonstrated an annoying, and potentially politically fatal tendency to take distracting political jabs personally. All too often, instead of attacking Hillary Clinton’s very real and very damaging acts, omissions, crimes, character flaws—she’s essentially one large, oven mitt pantsuit wearing character flaw—and corruption, he spends days [Read More]
Before I get to these great social and political cartoons, here’s a tweet that we all should repeat: CIA refuses to brief Congress about the Russian hacks? Fire the Director of the CIA TODAY and walk him out. https://t.co/etfO28slfw — Scott Adams (@ScottAdamsSays) December 15, 2016 And now to cartoons [Read More]