Hearing “if you want to monetize your child on YouTube…” and I am reminded of what an amazingly unique time we are living in.
— Matt Edwards (@engineershope) March 12, 2019
Read the form!
15 USC §§330a, 330d, 15 CFR §§908.10 & 908.21 make it a federal crime to willfully try to change the weather without submitting the correct forms.
— A Crime a Day (@CrimeADay) March 7, 2019
“Handing your creditors a loaded gun seems bad, but if it’s the only way to stop them from stabbing you right now then it’s fine.” — Matt Levine
— Matt Edwards (@engineershope) March 8, 2019
On the other hand: What? This is a federal court casually suggesting that there is “uncertainty as to the very possibility of maintaining adequate compliance mechanism in light of complex and shifting government regulations.” Ehhhh, who can follow the law all the time, asks … a panel of federal judges?Matt Levine, Money Stuff 6 March 2019
I’m glad I never grew up to be a lawyer. This sort of double-speak can be a lot of fun, but to make it my 9-5 job…
THE COURT: Try my question. Is there a contract?
MR. BRYCE [government attorney]: Your Honor, I think there’s a lack of clarity perhaps about what contract may be being sought. […]
THE COURT: Now wait a minute. Wait a minute. […] You can’t expect the public to have those numbers. The obligation is on the government. The obligation is not on the person who seeks, it’s on the government.
THE COURT: […] So far as you know, is there any such contract?
MR. BRYCE: No, your Honor, so far as I know there is no contract of 115 miles as referenced in the —
Here’s a transcript of the remarkable exchange between a Boston federal judge and a Trump administration lawyer: pic.twitter.com/b7szarYPCi
— Aaron Leibowitz (@aaron_leib) February 28, 2019
• 33% of Republicans think Trump committed crimes before taking office;
• Voters think Trump is dishonest by a margin of over 2 to 1 (65%-30%), including 26% of Republicans;
• 22% think he is a good role model for children; 71% do not, including 37% of Republicans … https://t.co/3FilMlTpDw
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) March 5, 2019
People still use Axe body spray. In an office setting. We’re…all adults??
— Matt Edwards (@engineershope) March 6, 2019
More on the Tesla closing show rooms saga (I’m sure it’ll become a saga):
“This was a total 180-degree turn,” Chalekian, who owns a black Tesla Model S, said in a phone interview Monday. “Tesla had been talking about expanding stores, and all of a sudden they are closing them. To me, this signals a huge financial concern and a possible cash-flow issue for Tesla.”
Tesla also suggested a brick-and-mortar retail strategy was important in its annual report filed Feb. 19, just nine days before Musk announced the pivot to online sales.https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-03-05/musk-is-said-to-blindside-tesla-staff-with-store-closing-plans
Previously: Tesla’s Joy Ride