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 Most Americans know the acronym “AP” stands for Associated Press. Many even know it is a “wire service,” so-called because in earlier times, the AP’s news feeds went out over the wires rather than via the Internet as they now do. The AP is a subscription [Read More]
By: Mike McDaniel On March 4, 2017 I wrote A Voice Of Otherizing Reason discussing a New York Times editorial by Nicholas Kristof. Kristoff’s article was an apparently sincere attempt by a progressive journalist to provoke a modicum of empathy for the poor deplorables that dared to vote for [Read More]
Charlotte Brontë would have forgiven Trump his Stormy Daniels’ sins, because she separated an individual’s personal sins from the way they treated others. In the wake of the Anderson Cooper/60 Minutes‘ interview with Stormy Daniels, there’s been something of a war raging (albeit politely) between Dennis Prager and Jonah Goldberg. The [Read More]