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#NCGA: Tale of the Tesla

      Between turkey-induced food comas this long weekend, I did a little reading.  THIS Bloomberg piece — about the PR successes of the automaker Tesla — caught my eye.  It touched on a battle earlier this year in the North Carolina General Assembly:…

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TESLA and the state of NC’s tendency to try and pick winners and losers

      Tesla, the electric car manufacturer, is upset with pending legislation in the North Carolina General Assembly barring car manufacturers from selling directly to consumers.  Holy hypocrisy, Batman! Tesla — a company founded by Bill and Hillary Clinton friends and allies —  has…