My first reaction to this was that it was impossibly high. But my second reaction: these days, who knows?
Here's my hot take: I think most people--not everyone mind, but most--find "general lawlessness" really unattractive.
I don't yet believe in Bitcoin taking over the world, but Jeffrey Tucker at AIER offers a useful speculation about if it did happen, what an important consequence would be.
Matt Stoller asserts it's simply economics. (If it doesn't show at first, refresh your browser window.)
Noted You-Tuber "Thunderf00t" punctures a number of Elon's balloons. (29 minute video.)
Long time readers of this blog know that I've linked to a few pieces that take shots at the incredibly expensive high-speed train planned for California.
But this will probably be my last post about it because Randal O'Toole has done, using little space, a terrific job in slamming high-speed rail. Here's a taste:
High-speed trains, in particular, were rendered obsolete in 1958, when Boeing introduced the 707 jetliner, which was twice as fast as the fastest trains today.
But if you want more on the downsides of trains:
These three links courtesy of Ed Driscoll at Instapundit.
See also "California's ever-shrinking high-speed rail plan".
I don't know if this piece will help--I'm at the bottom of the priority list so I haven't tried getting a shot yet--but I link to it for your possible information.
Not that this will surprise many regular readers of this blog, but the major media are nowadays severely biased.
One can — and should — condemn the January 6 riot without inflating the threat it posed. And one can — and should — insist on both factual accuracy and sober restraint without standing accused of sympathy for the rioters.
I'm with him on about 22.5 of his 23 principles so I think it is a fine list.
By Bjorn Lomberg. Unsurprising but quite important.
We should spend tens of billions to innovate the price of green energy below fossil fuels. Spending trillions on enormous and premature emissions cuts is an unsustainable and ineffective First World approach.