Source: Automotive News
quote: Stop recycling this debunked rare earth metal FUD.
quote: That's known as trolling..
quote: But should the government fund industry in general? Yes, of course it should.
quote: American government-funded technology are the internet
quote: No, of course it shouldn't. Why even HAVE a private sector then? Let's just nationalize the economy 100%!
quote: Musk didn't even NEED the loans. Are we forgetting the guy was a billionaire already?
quote: When we say the "Internet" today, we really mean the World Wide Web. Yes, the Government funded DARPANET. But to say we have an "Internet" today because of the Government is fallacious. The Government absolutely could not have delivered to us the Internet as we know it today. 100% fact, end of story. Without the private sector there would be NO Internet.The same goes for every single example on your list.
quote: why does that mean he shouldn't be able to get a loan to fund the business?