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    This Pretoria born boytjie is going places!!! I watched "Megafactories" on Discovery last night and saw his latest feat with TESLA Motors. All electric driven cars and the Model X Performance, a crossover SUV would be AWD with an electric motor front and back and have double the cargo space of a Audi Q7 and only a Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is faster from 0 to 100km/h (under 5 sec). He will also supply an electric drivetrain for Toyota's new RAV4. Musk is also the co-founder of PayPal, SpaceX and SolarCity. Musk is compared to Henry Ford as far as innovations is concerned by some. I think he will pass Bill Gates and Richard Branson soon with $$$ too!!!
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    Damn, you've got to admire his ambition and work ethic!

    https://www.ted.com/talks/elon_musk_...p-next#t-98803

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    He can present for ####, but man does he have a vision!!!

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    I think he's awesome.

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    Can we get him to run for President?

    What an inspiration this saffer is.

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    I watched many of this interview by now.

    He really is impressive andI like the fact that he is not coming over as a smooth talking flashy.
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    Facinating man. He thinks on a level I cannot comprehend.

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    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    And by the same account also find out by how much all the government s spend on bail out money due to wasteful expenditure. He has something to show for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    Don't be shy, give an example?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    Care to expand on the blue part ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    Be that as it may, at least he channels the funds into useful endeavors that have the potential to positively effect all of us.

    And it's what the great entrepreneurs have done, many of then anyway. Ford, Hughes, Jobs, Gates, Zuckerberg....Zuma. Accumulated public funds, by hook or by crook.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    I guess it's equivalent to taxpayers subsidizing NASA only Musk seems to achieved far much more in a short space of time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roberto Betta View Post
    I guess it's equivalent to taxpayers subsidizing NASA only Musk seems to achieved far much more in a short space of time.
    Exactly.
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    lol... a guy creates massive positive advances basically for all of humankind under the capitalism model - and poor mister suurgat gets his panties in a knot about it.

    At least he can show something for it.
    What did YOU do lately to advance mankind's positive agenda?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rustie View Post
    lol... a guy creates massive positive advances basically for all of humankind under the capitalism model - and poor mister suurgat gets his panties in a knot about it.

    At least he can show something for it.
    What did YOU do lately to advance mankind's positive agenda?
    Paid his taxes to Zuma. 43 million South Africans find that very positive.
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    For an interesting read on Musk: https://waitbutwhy.com/2017/03/elon-...st-series.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richsav730 View Post
    You guys really need to find out the real truth about Mr Musk, he is an absolute genius in milking the tax-payer, and that includes all of us, based government subsidy funds. The amount received by his various enterprises is staggering and without that he wouldn't be operating for much longer.
    Come on oom, give us examples? You know he pumps his own money into projects and ventures as well? Not just little bits, but all of it.

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    Richsav730, by Elons own admission, he repaid the loan with interest. Your turn to prove he is a liar. I am waiting...........

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    I remember reading this a while ago - quite sad:

    "But he holds few fond memories of growing up in SA, which he left as soon as he could, boarding a plane for Canada at 17. The Pretoria school discovered as much when it asked for a donation towards a new stadium. Musk duly sent R1m – on the proviso the school agree to never contact him again."

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