There is a creepy consanguinity between the marketing and selling of the “masks” and then “vaccines” – and the marketing and selling of electric vehicles. It makes you wonder whether there might be a relationship . . .
They arose as the “solution” to supposedly dire problems that – we were told – required immediate, right now amelioration. No time to wait and see – or even think before we’re obliged to act. The rush-rush tactics of the time-share selling fraudster, in other words. The “virus” is going to kill tens of millions – maybe more! – unless everyone “masks,” right now (and forever more). Stays home – and stays away from others. The “climate” is going to “change” – unless we change, overnight, to driving electric cars.
And never mind whether they actually “work,” either.
Just as it was with “masks” – and then the “vaccines” – all the accruing evidence that they don’t was suppressed and pilloried. We were told half-truths and outright lies to get us to “mask” – and then to take the drugs that didn’t confer immunity on anyone, either. But did confer myocarditis – and god-only-knows-what-else – on many who were tricked into taking them.
Just the same with electric cars.
People were not told that their touted ranges were frequently much less-than-advertised and could (and do) plummet by 50 percent or more in cold weather. Or – in the case of electric trucks – when used to do the things trucks are expected to do, such as pull a trailer. Instead they were only told – as in the case of Ford’s F-150 Lightning electric truck – that it could pull a 10,000 pound trailer. Which is true. Just not for long.
Or rather, far.
Left out was the relevant fact that if they attempted to actually pull a trailer, they’d be stopping for a lengthy recharge every 80 miles or so. (Detailed truth about this here.)
They were also told they could recharge at home – which is also true. As far as it goes.
But they were not told how very long that takes. Instead, they were led to believe they could get going again in only 30-45 minutes or so. But that is only possible by visiting so-called “fast” chargers, which are not at home. And they were not told that using these “fast” chargers” regularly is hard on the battery and for that reason is likely to decrease the battery’s useful service life – an extremely relevant thing since not using the “fast” charger greatly time-limits one’s mobility. It takes at least several hours – at home – to instill even a partial charge in an electric car, using a 240V stove/dryer-type outlet that most homes do not have wired up in the garage – and so close enough to plug the EV into them – necessitating that the homeowner pay to have an electrician install the outlet where it is close enough.
Even if it is installed, it still takes 9-11 hours to fully recharge an EV at home – so as to avoid having to rely on the “fast” chargers that can damage/shorten the service life of the EV’s most expensive component – its battery.
People were also told the cost of EVs would go down as more EVs were made – and “technology” improved. In fact, the cost of EVs has increased – hugely – because it costs more rather than less to make EVs, which require a huge quantity of hard-to-get and expensive to get materials such as lithium and cobalt.
Now it comes out that it doesn’t cost less to drive an EV, either. Remember that one? No more being gouged by the evil oil companies! Nearly free to drive an EV. Well, to riff on the trademark saying of Star Trek: Next Generation’s Captain, Jean Luc Picard:
The cost of electricity has risen to parity with the cost of gas, such that it now costs about the same to put the equivalent power into an EV needed to drive the EV 100 miles as it does to put enough gas into a non-EV to travel the same distance: $11.29 for the latter and $11.60 for the former. And the former is what it costs to charge the EV at home – where the cost of the hours’-long wait is not included. It costs an average of $14.40 to instill the same 100 miles’ worth of range at a so-called “fast” charger, costing the EV owner more than it costs someone who just pours three or four gallons of gas into his non-EV to drive the same 100 miles.
People who bought EVs must be feeling a lot like the people who bought the “vaccines.”
In both cases, as it were, everything people were told was either a lie or a partial lie. Not an iota of just-the-truth.
Electric cars cost more to buy, cost more time – and cost more money to drive. Even the truth that they are very quick is a half-truth in that if you make use of that quickness, you will soon not be not going, at all.
Probably the next truth to drop will be the revelation that EVs aren’t “zero emissions,” after all. As people have been told they are. Wait until they are told the truth about the emitting that happens as a result of all the mining necessary to get the raw materials used to make EVs. And – hoo-boy! – the emitting that occurs at the power plants that generate the massive amounts of high-voltage electricity EVs “burn.”
Apparently, only about 15 percent of the public is getting “boosted” – the rest having gotten wise to the truth about the “vaccines.” It is likely something congruent will manifest as more and more people learn the truth they’ve been lied to about EVs.
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