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Trumpism At The Polls

It’s not hard to notice that Gallup’s latest poll on Trump’s Job Approval is several standard deviations different between Gallup and Rasmussen. Let’s go with Gallup. They know how to take polls scientifically… Here’s what Gallup says: OH! MY! Notice … Continue reading

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Electra Meccanica Heads Into Production

“Electra Meccanica intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for plant and equipment, production molds, sales and marketing and inventory associated with the mass production of its SOLO electric vehicle by Zongshen Industrial Group Co. Ltd., initial deliveries … Continue reading

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Trumpism Found Wanting

“Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted reported that according to unofficial results, Mr. Balderson led Democrat Danny O’Connor by 1,754 votes. Mr. Husted added there are 3,435 outstanding provisional ballots and 5,048 uncounted absentee ballots. State law forbids counting of … Continue reading

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Tesla Playing Catch-up With Electra Meccanica

“Imagining what a single-passenger Tesla vehicle might look like, the first thing that comes to mind is low cost. With the Tesla Model 3 expected to be released at a $35,000 price point in coming months and demand far exceeding … Continue reading

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Solo Production

I like numbers. Electra Meccanica has just provided one on FaceBook: Because Canadian safety certification is not yet complete, I guess this number is units shipped to USA. Pity. Derek lives in Washington state. I’ll have to wait until 2019 … Continue reading

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A Mystery In My Keyboard

The keyboard on Beast is an ancient Fujitsu thing, built like a tank, nicely curved surface, and with reliable hysteresis and feedback. This morning I went to use it and the keyboard had lost its mind. Keys weren’t mapped. “Enter” … Continue reading

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Range

“A large majority of people, therefore, require a range of no more than 180 miles in their electric vehicle. It is notable that the 2018 Nissan Leaf, which I drove in a recent test achieved a range of 185 miles … Continue reading

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Fools Rushing In

“the Trumpinistas have done it. Not only will the EPA — now headed by Andrew Wheeler, former chief lobbyist for Murray Coal Company — roll back the fuel economy standards put in place with the consent of the auto manufacturers … Continue reading

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The Koch Network Has Buyer’s Remorse

“guiding the network’s pivot is its angst over the direction of Republicans in Congress, who earlier this year approved a $1.3 trillion spending agreement that increased federal government funding for defense spending and domestic programs. Brian Hooks, the network’s co-chair, … Continue reading

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Chickens Coming Home To Roost

“Three new polls done by NBC/Marist of the Senate and gubernatorial races in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin show things may be taking a turn for the worse for Republicans in the fall elections. The race for governor in Wisconsin has … Continue reading

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Trump v Air

“The Trump administration will seek to revoke California’s authority to regulate automobile greenhouse gas emissions — including its mandate for electric-car sales — in a proposed revision of Obama-era standards, according to three people familiar with the plan. The proposal, … Continue reading

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The Return Of The Smartphone

For weeks I’ve been without my smartphone last seen in the hands of a grand child. The supposition was that the battery died and the phone was laid to rest wherever said highly mobile grand child was at some instant… … Continue reading

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