Elon Musk backtracks, says SpaceX will fund Starlink in Ukraine "indefinitely"

wiyosaya

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Regardless of the many, many opinions he is doing a good deed for the people of Ukraine. I personally have little regard for the man but it has been and continues to be a noble effort and frankly, considering the importance of this to their war effort, I see little reason that our own government as well as other governments could/should not kick in a bit of money as well.
The thing is, there are sources out there that state that he is already getting reimbursed at least partially and quite probably in full for each ground station that he provides. https://www.popsci.com/technology/elon-musk-ukraine-starlink/
If there is one thing that Musk is good at, its spin, and his devotees eat it up like they do everything that rains from The Great Pumpkin.
 

wiyosaya

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Watch part 2 and following material too! It's just a gold mine of Elon lies and deception. I watched it all and my view of him will never be the same.
I hope you don't mind this post - but there are several videos along these lines that are interesting

Obviously, there is quite a bit of material here, but it shows Musk in "all his glory". 🤣
 

Avro Arrow

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tkabou

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Musk: conman extraordinaire.
Government grifter (or a paid actor).
He’s the nice face for the nefarious government research projects they have in store for us. Nevermind all his satellites contributing space junk. Yeah, he’s really green..
 

TheRealSCDC

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It's a CEO's job to sell and direct. Elon has been masterful. He's a business genius and has a hell of a lot more money and assets than anyone posting on this website.
 

captaincranky

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A CEO's job is not to "design and build" anything. Although Elon seems to have more of a hand in the design process than most CEOs do.
It's a CEO's job to sell and direct. Elon has been masterful. He's a business genius and has a hell of a lot more money and assets than anyone posting on this website.
What Musk is. is absolutely the best single promoter, con artist, and bullsh!tter in history. 3rd in line in money collected, to only the Roman Catholic Church, and the US, IRS.

His apprenticeship began at PayPal, where he figured out how to take money from one person'r pocket and pass it off to another, while keeping a decent chunk for himself. I"m sure most would agree that's not "rocket science".

He hasn't gained any additional skill set since them. He reads comic books, and likely "Popular Science", then appropriates the concepts as his own. After which, he claims he's going to make it happen. Sometimes he does, but years later. I'm waiting for him to claim he'll, have a "time machine", in a decade or so. (Longest "or so" ever). Hey, maybe he'll figure out how to build one in his "mars colony"

He's purported to be, "the richest man in the world", but every time he's asked, he'll tell you that his companies are losing money. (Just as he's claiming the Space-X is now).

Meanwhile, he's wrapped in some a**hole vanity project like the "Cybertruck"..

Straight up, the money has gone to his head, and now he's embracing the delusional concept that he's, an ambassador, a diplomat, a global war negotiator, and heaven knows what else goes on in that pot addled brain of his..

So hit that donate button, all you fans of his. But don't say I didn't warn you
 

TheRealSCDC

Posts: 494   +853
What Musk is. is absolutely the best single promoter, con artist, and bullsh!tter in history. 3rd in line in money collected, to only the Roman Catholic Church, and the US, IRS.

His apprenticeship began at PayPal, where he figured out how to take money from one person'r pocket and pass it off to another, while keeping a decent chunk for himself. I"m sure most would agree that's not "rocket science".

He hasn't gained any additional skill set since them. He reads comic books, and likely "Popular Science", then appropriates the concepts as his own. After which, he claims he's going to make it happen. Sometimes he does, but years later. I'm waiting for him to claim he'll, have a "time machine", in a decade or so. (Longest "or so" ever). Hey, maybe he'll figure out how to build one in his "mars colony"

He's purported to be, "the richest man in the world", but every time he's asked, he'll tell you that his companies are losing money. (Just as he's claiming the Space-X is now).

Meanwhile, he's wrapped in some a**hole vanity project like the "Cybertruck"..

Straight up, the money has gone to his head, and now he's embracing the delusional concept that he's, an ambassador, a diplomat, a global war negotiator, and heaven knows what else goes on in that pot addled brain of his..

So hit that donate button, all you fans of his. But don't say I didn't warn you
Like I said. he's masterful at what he does.
 

captaincranky

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Evidence that Musk owes Ukraine nothing or that Zelensky and his cronies are inept corrupt stooges?
Proof, you say? Take your pick, one, the other, or double down.

Decisions of the judges are final. No so called, "proof entries",sourced from "Truth Social", Faux Nooze, Qanon, or a Russian troll farm will be accepted.
 
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