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Elon Musk Calls for Carbon Tax
Breitbart ^ | 05/14/2021 | Lucas Nolan

Posted on 05/14/2021 11:34:36 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27

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You and John Kerry should lead by example and do it first and let us know how it works out.
1 posted on 05/14/2021 11:34:36 AM PDT by ChicagoConservative27
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To: ChicagoConservative27

He crazy


2 posted on 05/14/2021 11:35:46 AM PDT by ifinnegan ( Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Literally, taxing breathing.


3 posted on 05/14/2021 11:36:56 AM PDT by cuban leaf (We killed our economy and damaged our culture. In 2021 we will pine for the salad days of 2020.)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

So the guy who is selling electric cars and rooftop solar wants everyone who’s using fossil fuels (all of his competitors) to see their costs go up?

It’s almost like he wants to gain an edge on his competition.


4 posted on 05/14/2021 11:37:16 AM PDT by 2aProtectsTheRest (The media is banging the fear drum enough. Don't help them do it.)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Ah, calling on the Power of the State to help him sell his cars.


5 posted on 05/14/2021 11:37:56 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: 2aProtectsTheRest

Collusion between the State and Business. There is a name for that.


6 posted on 05/14/2021 11:38:32 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

I’m sure Musk creating his own crypto currency has nothing to do with this /s


7 posted on 05/14/2021 11:41:36 AM PDT by Intar
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To: Army Air Corps

Oil companies get subsidies. Don’t go attacking Tesla for asking equivalent of what other businesses get.

(Hey, if you don’t ask, they won’t say ‘yes’.)


8 posted on 05/14/2021 11:41:51 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (All worry about monsters that'll eat our face, but it's our job to ask why it wants to eat our face.)
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To: Army Air Corps

The Federal government already sends $649 Billion a year to oil and gas companies in subsidies. They’re sending a bunch to solar and wind operators too. Personally, I think all subsidies should be phased out so the free market can decide what the best path forward should be.

And if we’re not going to let the free market do its job, let’s at least act in our own strategic interest and focus on energy and technology we can readily produce at home for long periods of time without relying on countries like China or terrorist-supporting regimes in the Middle East.


9 posted on 05/14/2021 11:42:35 AM PDT by 2aProtectsTheRest (The media is banging the fear drum enough. Don't help them do it.)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

More money for the Dems to burn or stuff in their pocket


10 posted on 05/14/2021 11:42:35 AM PDT by butlerweave
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That's mighty white of him!

11 posted on 05/14/2021 11:43:08 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (Working like Crazy to support the Lazy.)
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To: Red Badger

Ping.


12 posted on 05/14/2021 11:43:08 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

There are very few heros left in this world. Elon Musk has been one of mine. It saddens me to hear that he has said this. Maybe it was misquoted or taken out of context.


13 posted on 05/14/2021 11:43:17 AM PDT by Blennos ( )
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Ping.


14 posted on 05/14/2021 11:43:58 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Of course he does. It will make his cars more enticing....................


15 posted on 05/14/2021 11:44:09 AM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven.....................)
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To: cuban leaf
My understanding is that Tesla makes a ton of money selling carbon credits to car companies that make primarily ICE engines. But now that car companies are starting to make their own e-cars, Tesla is not able to sell as much.

But if Tesla is one of the few companies that makes all e-cars, then they can still stay ahead of their competitors by having them taxed on the part of their fleet that is still ICE.

Nothing like using the dead hand of government to "compete" in the market.

16 posted on 05/14/2021 11:44:37 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear (This is not a tagline.)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Carbon Tax is the smartest, easiest way to reduce Carbon emissions.

BUT - a recent AUDIT found ONE THIRD of all Carbon Offsets were FAKE!

In some cases, companies ran their processes creating as much carbon as possible, so they could run them normally and sell the difference as a Carbon Offset.


17 posted on 05/14/2021 11:45:06 AM PDT by MattMusson (Sometimes the wind blows too much)
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To: ChicagoConservative27

January 4, 2022

US Department of Energy
Washington, DC

Dear Rich Person:

Your 2022 annual CO2 emission quota has been exhausted.

Please stop breathing.


18 posted on 05/14/2021 11:45:09 AM PDT by Brian Griffin
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To: Blennos

Nope, Musk has a looong history of making public comments to cause market panic that benefits him. It’s why he has been fined by the FCC and barred from holding both chairmen of the board and CEO position in Tesla.


19 posted on 05/14/2021 11:45:43 AM PDT by Intar
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To: ChicagoConservative27

Now, why would he do that?;-)


20 posted on 05/14/2021 11:45:54 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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