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flashrob 562 posts  |  Last Activity: Jul 1, 2015 10:15 PM Member since: Apr 2, 1999
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  • flashrob flashrob Jun 3, 2015 1:32 PM Flag

    guess they want to be "armed and ready " TO SHOOT "THE NEXT TORNADO" that gets to close to school, etc...

    (us TEXASSES gonna "show that wile tornado" how we take care of problems like it startin' to be... here in Texass....)

    (some how...some way...we knows here...that this somehow gotta be that O'b guy....responsible for that... just, haven't yet figured out how he doin' it...anyway he "usual suspect" ...so he get blame... lessin' we
    hear otherwise from "Faux News...cetera...."

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 3, 2015 1:03 PM Flag

    we kind of "don't have that issue...here in JERSEY" ...at least I don't ...my maid is "worth well over a million, and drives a "vette."

    same goes for "the standby maid" she sends in to clean... when she takes a month or two off, or whatever... (I don't care...the place is always immaculate)...

    but, I don't take advantage... I "took the recycling can out today" ...even stuffed a few extra things in it, that was layin' near it on the garage floor... and Friday... I'll even "take out the garbage... (don't want her gettin' too exhausted, etc.)

    she just loves cleanin' ...almost as much as much as she loves "usin' the mkts" like an ATM with her daytradin' (she sets up trades...then cleans...then takes a break to check the trades...then back to cleanin' etc.)

    should teach these "illegals how to daytrade" ...but then they probably "wouldn't want to clean no more... (anyway... my advice: find a "daytradin' maid"... then YOU GOT IT ALL...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 3, 2015 12:43 PM Flag

    here's a "take on this battery issue" from another analyst...

    I took "one exception" one of his points... you can see my comment dispelling his error in thinking about this point in the "comments"...

    GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    Why Tesla's Battery Business Has It On The Right Path

  • GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    where-tesla-goes-daimler-follows-german-automaker-announces-stationary-energy-storage-business/

    yep... article thinks THIS COULD GENERATE MORE REVENUE THAN CARS...

  • GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    tesla-motors-co-founder-wants-electrify-commercial-trucks-061653368--finance.html#

  • Reply to

    Supply constraint: Ford vs. Tesla.

    by albosd39 Jun 2, 2015 9:36 AM
    flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 4:29 PM Flag

    your comparing "apples to oranges"

    a Ford F150 ...is a common "mass mkt pickup" mostly favored by "farmers, ranchers, cowboys...etc.

    TESLA is "IN THE LUXURY PERFORMANCE MKT niche"

    .............................

    more like the "Porsche 911" SO HAVE A LOOK AT "PORSCHE's 911" sales figures for a few years... LOOKS LIKE "TESLA S" is catching up FAST...

    GOOGLE SEARCH this:

    2011/01/porsche-911-sales-figures.html

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 12:21 PM Flag

    what makes you think "I'm a socialist???"

    is ELON a "socialist???" I don't think so... after-all HE'S A MAJOR CAPITALIST...

    ...and you know "how REAL capitalist TYPES think..." DESTROY THE COMPETITION...(and that's NOT THE CUSTOMER... whether he's socialist or capitalist at heart...)

    this IS JUST "BUSINESS 101"...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 12:13 PM Flag

    ...and SO THESE PEOPLE "WILL JUST SWITCH TO TESLA S" ...get a better, faster, QUIETER, more economical LUXURY PERFORMANCE CAR...(after all according to you THEY CAN AFFORD AN EXPENSIVE CAR... (have garage in NYC...have Tesla Superchargers in 'em...whatever the well-heeled want... the well-heeled get, etc.)

    OH... AND THEY "GET TO BREATHE BETTER"

    less visits to DOCTOR for "upper respiratory HEALTH ISSUES... so they save money on THAT TOO...

    PLUS... IMAGINE "THE BLESSED QUIET" ...OH HOW QUIET IT IS NOW "ALL OVER THE CITY"...THANKS TO TESLA...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 12:06 PM Flag

    and SO...these people... "these well-heeled liberal city-dwellers" might just start getting the notion...

    a. that they don't mind "having some of their taxes SUBSIDIZE green-tech initiatives LIKE TESLA... THAT WILL EVENTUALLY MAKE "CITY-LIVING" MORE PALATABLE...especially with respect to their BREATHING... and HAVE THE ADDED BENEFIT of probably also greatly reducing their MEDICAL EXPENSES... and visits to the doctor... mostly DUE TO "UPPER RESPIRATORY ISSUES, ETC.

    b. so THESE PEOPLE ...might just figure... that... HEY MAYBE THE "PRIMARY CAUSE OF ALL THIS "AIR POLLUTION" being none other than BIG GUZZLER... WELL THEN...WHY SHOULDN'T THIS "BIG GUZZLER" start kickin' in QUITE A BIT "MORE DIRECTLY"... TO REMEDY AN ISSUE... THAT THEY ARE "MOSTLY RESPONSIBLE FOR" ...namely: CITY AIR POLLUTION!

    ...probably things is gonna start goin' more along a line like this... startin' in the near future...etc.

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 11:42 AM Flag

    THAT IS "PRECISELY ONE OF MY POINTS"

    think about ALL THE WELL-HEELED CITY DWELLERS... WHO DON'T EITHER OWN AND/OR RARELY "USE A GUZZLER"... (TESLA S would of course be exempt from all this)

    so YOU'RE "PRECISELY RIGHT" ...the "well-heeled liberals" in NYC can STICK IT TO "SOMEONE ELSE"

    hit the nail... "pretty much on the head"...you did...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 11:39 AM Flag

    ...who? ME? ...no, I'm too busy...BUT I'M SURE "MAYOR DeBlahBlah" will take care of it...

    (he lives there... in Gracie Mansion, if I remember right... no, once he gets things started... maybe in a few years... I could withstand living there, etc. (once the GUZZLERS are LARGELY ...GONE...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 11:31 AM Flag

    but lots of people who live in the city ARE WILLING TO PUT UP WITH ALL THAT "GUZZLER AIR POLLUTION" for various reasons. They love being around lots of people - the energy, arts, shopping, museums, theatre, restaurants - ALL OF THAT - plus they also just want to be able to jump on the subway and quickly get to their JOB... IN THAT CITY!"

    cont'd...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 11:23 AM Flag

    well that "won't be much of a problem" AS THEY BECOME "PURE EV" TOO...

    take a bit of time... but gradually "specially with a HIGH PENALIZING SURTAX... on "ice vehicles" and "gasoline, etc."

    also... cut down on "vehicular traffic" rather quickly...as more people OPT for "mass transportation"

    and "mass transportation" would LARGELY BE EXEMPT from the "guzzler/diesel/gasoline" PENALTIES...

    ......
    you asked... so I TOLD YOU HOW THIS IS "GOING TO GO...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 10:27 AM Flag

    a few points about "city air pollution"

    a. most city air pollution, THESE DAYS, is caused by ICE (internal combustion engine) "gasoline/diesel" vehicle exhausts...

    b. for many decades now, the significant amount of air pollution - that was attributable to "factory spewing smokestacks" is no longer of much concern; "most of these factories" have long since relocated to more rural areas; so, they no longer share the blame for most of the "city/urban air pollution" that is experienced by city dwellers and/or city workers, these days...

    c. living in NYC (Manhattan) ...well if you live there... it is the "equivalent" of SMOKING TWO PACKS OF CIGARETTES A DAY - that's the impact on your lungs - and THAT'S IF YOU "DON'T even SMOKE!" ...I, personally, would love to live in Manhattan (spent many days/nights there over the years)... but unfortunately... I can't "take the pollution there"...

    d. so I live "out in the country" well west of the city... where the air is very pure in comparison with NYC...

    cont'd...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 9:49 AM Flag

    So... I mentioned that there is A HUGE MAJORITY SEGMENT of the "global population" WHO WOULD SUPPORT a "GUZZLER POLLUTION TAX!" ...this would, of course be IN ADDITION TO any "existing green-type government type subsidies" (like carbon credits and vehicle emissions penalties, etc.)

    SO... WHO WOULD make up a "vast population of VOTERS" who would support such a "guzzler POLLUTION TAX?"

    well consider the following:

    a. about 1/2 of the "global population" live in CITIES and nearby "heavily urban areas."

    b. many of these people EITHER use "mass transportation of some kind" (subways, buses, trains, etc.) and PARTICULARLY IN EUROPE... hundreds of thousands or more... even commute by bicycle) ...

    c. many of these people DON'T EVEN OWN OR RARELY USE A CAR!!!
    ...yet THEY HAVE TO BREATHE "GUZZLER POLLUTION" ALL DAY LONG...and it's even WORSE for them if THEY LIVE IN THE CITY/URBAN-AREA ITSELF - not just work there...

    cont'd...

  • this will be the topic I'll post about today (several posts) AND "WHO AND WHY" in a "huge population majority WILL SUPPORT this.

    this would be IN ADDITION to "gov support of EXISTING GREEN TYPE SUBSIDIES!"

    flashrob

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 7:41 AM Flag

    actually today... I'll be discussing a "bigger issue" ...so this stuff will "take a back seat"

    it's about "subsidies" and all that ...

    gonna be "interesting"... can guarantee you that...

    gonna "really stir the pot" on this "subsidy issue...

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 7:25 AM Flag

    I have a "portable generator" ...last time with Sandy... had water condensation in "gas can"...

    out for hours "tryin' to get gas"...
    ...stations closed pumps on electricity...long lines...

    had to throw our "loads of food in 3 fridges"...

    if had TESLA...could have covered that...

    ...then GOT PORTABLE GEN RUNNIN' WITH "FRESH GAS"

    ........
    ALSO "GET SOLAR" AND THE "BATT BACKUP" ONLY RUNS YOU ABOUT $1.50 OR SO PER DAY...FOR "INSTANT ON POWER" IN OUTAGE...

    ...CHEAP ENOUGH... AND SAVING 50% ON SOLAR ...LIKE MY COUSIN DOWN THE SHORE DOES...

    THIS ALL NO BRAINER... SHE SAVES ENOUGH ON ELEC TO PAY FOR WALLPACK which I'm sure "she'll be gettin..."

    plus the panels and their installation were done AT NO COST TO HER...

    SHE JUST SPLITS "ELEC SAVINGS" WITH SOLAR INSTALLER...

    .........
    SO NOW SHE COMES OUT AHEAD... AND EVEN WITH WALLPACK...SHE MIGHT COME OUT AHEAD...AT LEAST "BREAK EVEN"

    ..........
    AND WHERE SHE'LL REALL COME OUT AHEAD... IS "NOT LOSIN' FRIDGES FULL OF FOOD... OR SCRAMBLIN' IN "RAIN AND DARK" ONLY TO FIND OUT GASOLINE IN CAN ...GOT WATER IN IT...

    AND NOW "GAS STATION FIND AND LINE TIME... AND "EVERYBODY ELSE AT HOME "IN DARK" ON PINS AND NEEDLES...CAUSE TV DON'T WORK...AND CAN'T GET UPDATE ON POWER OUTAGE EXPECTED DURATION...

    .......
    SEE HOW ALL THIS "GO" WITHOUT WALLPACK???

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  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 7:12 AM Flag

    hey... at least KEEF found a "new buddy" ...raise his "prestige level" a little bit... A "VERY LITTLE BIT!"

  • flashrob flashrob Jun 2, 2015 7:08 AM Flag

    I guess you "don't only have a problem with your brain... your hearin' needs some work too...

GLD
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