“Dawn of Correction”: Thrash Metal Drummer Beats Elon Musk With a $56B Reckoning

Leave it to metal drummers to play with a higher calling, refuse to be told they are wrong to fight ill-gotten power. The plaintiff in the case was Richard Tornetta, the former drummer of the Philadelphia thrash band Dawn of Correction. Attorneys representing Tornetta claimed that Musk unilaterally dictated the compensation terms and influenced the … Continue reading “Dawn of Correction”: Thrash Metal Drummer Beats Elon Musk With a $56B Reckoning

“Free Speech Absolutist” Elon Musk Begs Courts to Protect Him From Speech

In April 2022 I warned Elon Musk would turn Twitter into a hate speech platform. Seems like just yesterday. Now the platform claims to be dying, directly related to its engorged and self-inflicted affirmation of hate. Hate speech is bad for customers, bad for business, and of course bad for society. Nothing really new there. … Continue reading “Free Speech Absolutist” Elon Musk Begs Courts to Protect Him From Speech

Elon Musk Says Some of His Best Friends Are Jews

Well, does anyone really have any doubts now about Elon Musk being antisemitic? First, read this 1936 book on why nobody ever should say some of their friends are Jews in response to accusations of antisemitism. That phrase, it’s a dire warning. It’s a well known phrase of antisemitism associated with Nazi Germany. Second, read … Continue reading Elon Musk Says Some of His Best Friends Are Jews