Sources: Tesla Q1 Results [PDF], China EV Blog, Fortune Tech, LA Times
quote: "The administration is working every day to bring companies to California and help them grow here,”
quote: Who is John Galt?
quote: I know whats going on there, I grew up and spent most of my life there.
quote: I do know it is not some crazy den of hippies like you and Fitcamaro always make it out to be.
quote: You know who is footing the bill for your red welfare states? IT's those damn hippies.
quote: Hello, Rondald Reagan
quote: California is a pure example of what happens when progressives run a state.
quote: Following diplomatic negotiations dating back to 1986 among the three nations, the leaders met in San Antonio, Texas, on December 17, 1992, to sign NAFTA. U.S. President George H. W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and Mexican President Carlos Salinas, each responsible for spearheading and promoting the agreement, ceremonially signed it. The signed agreement then needed to be authorized by each nation's legislative or parliamentary branch.
quote: And Bush was the first to reach a $1 trillion deficit.
quote: Spending more then you have is a Republican trademark.
quote: but atleast the democrats go about screwing the US public intelligently. Usually atleast don't know what Obama's doing.
quote: When Bush left office, he left Obama with a $340~ billion dollar deficit
quote: America has fallen far with this blame game nonsense that only helps the rich
quote: literally went bankrupt
quote: I don't think a few percent more tax matters much for the gigafactory.
quote: Depends on who you compare to. New Mexico and Arizona have corporate tax rates only a few percent lower.
quote: Why do you think so many tech companies - whether small or enormous - remain in California?
quote: All kidding aside, 3% of 50 million is 1,500,000. 5 % = 2,500,000. Just a difference of 2% is an additional 1 million dollars in tax.
quote: When you're dealing in large numbers, each % DOES make a difference.
quote: a battery expert who wants to stay in California with his family
quote: Things worked well up until Reagan dropped the top rate from 70%...
quote: Toyota's Lentz, however, told workers Monday that the move was driven by a desire to create an efficient management structure in a centralized headquarters.In meetings with employees, Lentz described the move as a critical step in erasing divisions among Toyota's separate engineering, manufacturing, sales and financial operations. He said putting all those businesses on a single, state-of-the-art campus will improve communication and collaboration.Toyota chose Plano because of its Central Time Zone location, proximity to airports serving all parts the U.S. and Japan, its cost of living, educational opportunities and cultural offerings, Lentz said.
quote: Because the LA Times has always been a bastion of conservatism.