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Favorite Rejects 2023-03-02
Tesla minimized this, but it feels like Investor Day showed ways Tesla can decouple itself from China. Ramping up production in TX/NV/CA/NY/Berlin. Adding a new Gigafactory in Mexico, should have lower labor cost than Shanghai. No rare earths in new motor. Insourcing electronics.
- Kuwait - Kosovo - South Korea - *see WWII generally* - Bosnia - Sierra Leon - Timor-Leste To name a few
Name one country that has been better off after western military intervention.
This argument for police defusing has haunted me every since I read it in January, because it’s not like the neighborhoods in question have achieved this through enlightened social democracy they’ve just NIMBYed themselves away from social problems. washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/…
Richard Hanania, who is essentially as far to the right as Attila the Hun, says he sought to prove that wokeness was making teens depressed and became convinced otherwise by the data. Noah Smith came to a similar conclusion. richardhanania.substack.com/p/how-i-change… noahpinion.substack.com/p/honestly-its…
Let me say some good things about the CHIPs implementation so far, because I am trying to be a helpful critic here and bc while there is stuff to improve, there is stuff to like. A thread...
This seems like a guy who should have his cars confiscated by the police and sold at auction to someone more responsible and law-abiding. https://t.co/vRPgkmpneR
I've never put a plate on any of my sports cars. This guy's a dweeb. https://t.co/SCDAPynM9j
Scott Villeneuve @MSport1223
More support for the "Xi Jinping is personally steering China in a very bad direction" thesis
“U.S. officials believe that some leaders beneath Xi are wary of this doubling-down on Russia, seeing a stable relationship with the United States and its European allies as a better bet for China” https://t.co/Tf2SGC0BvZ
Jonathan Grady @_JonathanGrady