An Electric Vehicle Charging Station Coming to Corner Near You

This is hopeful.

The Most Revolutionary Act

Welcome (back) to the electric era. In 1900, a third of the cars on the roads in New York City, Boston, and Chicago were electric. Today in the US it’s less than 1%. But sales, relatively speaking, are soaring: 130,000 new electric vehicles (EVs) hit the road last year, a 700% jump since 2011.

All those batteries will need juice, so charging infrastructure is surging as well. University of Michigan researchers using data from the Department of Energy in a June 15 report (pdf) counted 16,000 public charging stations in the U.S (with nearly 43,000 individual charging connectors or plugs). That compares to 112,0000 gasoline stations in the US as of 2015.

Most of these are slower charger stations with standard power connections, but about 13% are high-voltage, fast chargers using DC current to refill a battery in about 20 to 30 minutes. California, Texas, Florida, and New York are…

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Oliver Stone Tells Colbert Israel Had More Influence than Russia on 2016 Election

I feel Mr. Stone was very tolerant and even-handed with Colbert, despite this Russophobic hatchet job of an interview. The brainwashed audience – dumber than a bag of rocks. 😉

Tales from the Conspiratum

The big question is, why do people think Colbert is funny?

Source: Oliver Stone Tells Colbert Israel Had More Influence than Russia on 2016 Election

Source: jewish press

June 14, 2017 

Film Director Oliver Stone on Monday night started a fight about Israel with host Stephen Colbert, on the CBS “Late Show” that never made it to air, the NY Post Page Six reported. A source in the audience said the political brawl was “painful to watch.”

The Oscar-winning Stone appeared on the show to promote his latest documentary, “The Putin Interviews.” Stone was granted unprecedented access to both Putin’s professional and personal worlds, and interviewed the Russian leader more than a dozen times over the course of two years, most recently in February following the U.S. presidential elections.

After showing a clip in which Stone clearly accepted without a hint of criticism Putin’s statement that Russia, unlike the…

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