Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg ‘Glad’ Trump Suspended from Platform

TechWatch
January 12th, 2021 5:02 PM

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is “glad” that the platform decided to ban President Donald Trump’s account indefinitely. Sandberg, who has donated abundantly to Planned Parenthood and a myriad of liberal members of Congress, said in a Jan. 11 Reuters interview Facebook’s guidelines clearly state calls for violence are not permitted. She explained that the platform took…

NYT's Lerer Admits ‘Red-Pill’ Ignorance, Lets Lorenz Rant About Nazis

May 21st, 2020 8:45 AM
It’s embarrassing enough for the New York Times’ Lisa Lerer, who covers "campaigns, elections and political power,” to publicly admit she has no idea what “red-pill” signifies. A reference was recently tweeted by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is fighting California’s coronavirus restrictions on business, and Lerer was on it. She turned over the…

‘F*** Both of You’: Ivanka Trump & Musk Berated By ‘Matrix’ Creator

Culture
May 18th, 2020 5:01 PM
It seems that no Trump family member or famous anti-quarantine protester can make a reference to The Matrix without a nasty earful from one of its co-creators. Both Ivanka Trump and Tesla founder Elon Musk took some heat from Matrix creator Lilly Wachowski for tweeting about taking the “red pill” on Sunday.
Video

Lemon Scolds Polis for Inviting Musk to Relocate to Colorado

May 15th, 2020 11:01 PM
Earlier this week, Colorado Governor Jared Polis had a message for Tesla founder Elon Musk, who threatened to move his company’s headquarters out of California after local health officials prevented him from reopening his factory. Taking to Twitter, Polis told Musk “we want you here.” This did not sit well with CNN anchor Don Lemon, who scolded Polis for rolling out the welcome…

Musk Exclaims: ‘FREE AMERICA NOW,’ Praises Texas for Reopening Economy

April 29th, 2020 5:15 PM
Billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk, in a slew of tweets, expressed his thoughts about how America has attempted to tackle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, saying on Twitter: “FREE AMERICA NOW.” Musk, who has been named to several of Trump’s advisory boards — even leaving some — appeared to be echoing what President Donald Trump tweeted back on April 17. Trump wrote in a…

Tesla CEO’s Toke Blunts Networks’ Jobs Coverage

Business
September 10th, 2018 6:24 PM
Tesla CEO Elon Musk acting strangely and smoking marijuana took priority over an good economic update on jobs. Six times more. ABC, CBS and NBC evening news programs on Sept. 7, spent more than 6 times as much of those broadcasts reporting that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Musk smoked tobacco and marijuana during a live interview than it did on the nation’s latest employment news. All three shows…

Elon Musk Tweets ‘No One Believes’ Mainstream Media, Defends Trump

Culture
May 24th, 2018 2:36 PM
While several prominent science and tech gurus moonlight as liberal mouthpieces for the mainstream media, there’s one tech giant who might be on the path to forming his own opinion as to how dishonest journalism has become.

NBC 'Think' Author: Colonizing Mars an 'Example of Male Entitlement'

February 24th, 2018 7:52 PM
At NBCNews.com's "Think" section Wednesday, Marcie Bianco checked almost all of the left's outrage boxes, characterizing private-sector efforts to reach Mars as, among other things, "patriarchal," and evidence of male "midlife crisis ... laced with an imperialist ethos."

Dem Blames 'Mr. Tesla' for Failure of Direct-Sales Law in Texas

May 21st, 2015 7:06 PM
Imagine, if you will, that a conservative Republican legislator in Texas who played a role in preventing direct-to-consumer sales of Tesla electric automobiles in the Lone Star State was on the record telling the media that he blamed "Mr. Tesla" for failing to do his part to make nice with the powerful car dealership lobby in Texas. But alas, it was a Democratic state legislator,…

Fortune Names Tesla CEO As Businessperson of Year; Company Would Lose

November 21st, 2013 4:15 PM
What do you call the CEO of a company that has grossly overvalued stock, a new government probe into its signature product's spotty safety record, and, most importantly whose very financial existence would be questionable at best were it not for government handouts? If you're Fortune magazine, you call him Businessperson of the Year, and that would be Tesla Motor Company CEO Elon Musk…

Gov't Loan Recipient Fisker Auto Accelerates Toward Bankruptcy; Media

April 4th, 2013 4:25 PM