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But Seriously...

Discussion in 'Permanent Threads' started by Juice, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. Kampf Trinker

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    I have family that works in investments and all I've heard from them is that this company is a train wreck. It increasingly looks like they may be right.
     
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    Production isn’t the major problem, they can’t cant make a profit on their 3s model. Not at the current price. And almost have their cash reserves are credit-based. They need a massive cash infusion to stay afloat. They had to put up a few production centers up as credit collateral. Wall Street is about to ramp up the rape and pillaging.
     
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    Ah. Well, I thought I had read a couple things about how behind they were, and saw this from the article you linked:
    I haven't followed it closely, or anything, but it just seemed to me they needed a bigger foothold in the availability market. If they have that many employees and their primary vehicle is still in unicorn status, that seems like a problem.
     
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    The article doesn’t mention that production goal is just to fulfill pre-orders, mostly. Some finance whiz broke down the cost of production. That model needs to be priced at $42K/unit for it to break even.
     
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    I really want them to do well as we need to start getting serious about sustainable energy, but the way they're doing things at the moment just isn't going to work. Pricing your shit below production cost isn't a model for success, no matter how you look at it.
     
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    So, the show Roseanne is pulling a “Valerie” and continuing the show without Roseanne. Ol’ Rosey got the same recent trap door as one Carlos Estevez. Keep in mind even THAT one was only temporary.
     
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    Meh, I can't really give a shit about that... she didn't do anything illegal, she only said some shit that people got outraged over, and her network reacted to try and keep on the good side of their audience. If that same outraged audience wants to keep watching the show, so be it... no big deal.

    Same with Charlie Sheen... it was just a public meltdown that people watched like an international train wreck, nothing illegal, so don't care.
     
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    The summer protest season is upon us.

    They've blocked the highway in Pittsburgh:

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    Gonna be a hot summer.
     
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    The ridiculous thing is, it appears BLM has once again hitched their horse to the wrong wagon.

    There was a drive by shooting, witnesses told police it was a white Chevy Cruze that fired about 9 shots. The victim (Who lived) returned fire. 13 minutes later the police pulled over a white Chevy Cruze with bullet damage in the rear of the vehicle. Was it a coincidence? Maybe, but not likely. As the car was pulled over two people bolted from the car and an officer shot and killed one of them. Two semi-auto weapons were found in the vehicle.

    The protesters are completely ignoring the fact that quite likely the suspect was just minutes prior involved in attempting to kill someone. Not to mention that having a wild west shootout in the middle of town put countless others at risk for injury or death. Nope, forget all that. The police killed a black teenager, that's all that matters.

    All the facts are not in yet, so there could be other information come to light that proves the kid was innocent and just ended up in the wrong place at the wrong time and made his own situation dire by running when he shouldn't have. Time will tell.

    EDIT: A couple new tidbits coming to light today. The dead teenager had an empty handgun clip in his pocket when he was shot and witnesses to the initial drive by shooting are not cooperating with law enforcement.
     
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    Breaking news out of Pittsburgh:

    LIVE UPDATES: Video shows Antwon Rose firing weapon in earlier drive-by shooting, sources say

    I wonder if they still plan on protesting tonight? God knows BLM doesn't let little things like facts get in the way of their narrative.

    EDIT: There are differing accounts:

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    Yeah, part of the problem was that she had no documents so neither side could figure out if she was allowed there. Still should have been quicker to act than 2 weeks, but the issue was much more complex than is being generally reported.
     
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    Well she didn't have them on her. Her mother did get the proper documents pretty quickly. But there still should of been some sort of sign that says border here.
     
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    That typical condescending message they always give “It is the responsibility of the individual not to underestimate what malevolent cunts we are.”

    What, is everyone supposed to walk around with a satellite GPS to ensure they don’t dare stray over a completely unmarked, invisible line? How about stop kidnapping people.

    This bullshit is a prime example why so many Canadians won’t cross the border by automobile anymore. These morons are too much of a hassle, and they can rip your life away if they simply feel like it.
     
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    I am permanently banned from ever entering your country because I got a (misdemeanor) DUI 8 years ago (in my own country). Take your condescending attitude about immigration law and go fuck yourself with it.
     
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    And what, go ass-to-ass with you? I got banned for something that happened twice as long ago. Sure, we’ll let you in again. But there are a few thing$ you need to per$uade us to let you in. About seven hundred things.
     
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    And about 5 fucking years of paper work. Same thing happened to me as Clutch. DUI..."We don't want you in our country, eh?" at the border. They wanted so much paperwork and references from everywhere I'd lived the past 10 years it wasn't worth it to go to Canada. It was especially funny because of the amount of drunk Canadians I dealt with every weekend living in a border town.

    So yeah, there's malevolent cunts on your side too.
     
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    I know, one of my best friends works there. There’s no passion, no super tight-run ship. If they forget to search a trunk and the car leaves, it’s “Oh well.” Sometimes they’ll patronize you at the end of their shift just so they don’t get another car after you. It’s messed up, their job is be gatekeepers and set an example. Not fuck you because it’s funny. “Oh, you missed a court date when you moved? That will be $775, plus seven different background check waivers and an unbroken pterodactyl egg.”

    It needs some SERIOUS retooling on both sides and I’ve never recalled seeing anybody of power address the slightest concern for it.
     
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    Border guards are assholes regardless of which country they're working for.