Politics

Elon Musk Says ‘Government Is Simply The Biggest Corporation, With The Monopoly On Violence’

Elon Musk, the libertarian-leaning futuristic billionaire, recently took on left-wing notions at a business leaders summit, noting that “government is simply the biggest corporation, with the monopoly on violence.”

Musk made his comments during The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council Summit.

RELATED: Report: Chris Cuomo Set To Sue CNN For $18 Million After He Claims Boss Jeff Zucker Knew All About Efforts To Help His Brother

Musk Goes After Government Planning

Musk said of the Democrats’ spending bill, “It does not make sense to take the job of capital allocation away from people who have demonstrated great skill in capital allocation, and give it to an entity that has demonstrated very poor skill in capital allocation, which is the government.”

Musk added, “Government is simply the biggest corporation, with the monopoly on violence.”

Musk explained earlier at the event that the Senate should not pass the Build Back Better Act.

“I would say can this bill, don’t pass it. That’s my recommendation,” argued Musk. “If this bill happens or doesn’t happen, we don’t think about it at all really. Honestly it might be better if the bill doesn’t pass.”

Musk offered his thoughts on other topics as well.

The Wall Street Journal reported on Musk also disapproving of President Joe Biden’s China approach.

“There are a lot of people in the government in China who kind of grew up … with China being a small economy and maybe who feel like China was pushed around a lot,” Musk said.

He added, “They haven’t fully appreciated the fact that China really is going to be the big kid on the block.” 

RELATED: Trump Backs Former Sen. David Perdue In Georgia Republican Primary Against Brian Kemp

Musk Opposes EV Subsidies

Musk, the owner of the electric vehicle company Tesla, also said that the federal government supporting the electric vehicle industry by increasing the electric vehicle tax credit from $7,500 to $12,500 and also constructing charging stations across America is not needed.

“Do we need support for gas stations? We don’t,” Musk said. “Delete it.”

 

 

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”

 

 

John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

New York Times’ Piece Shows Democrats Are Doubting Kamala Harris’ Ability to Help Biden Win a Second Term

You know the liberal love-affair with the first woman VPOTUS is mangled, tangled and under…

17 hours ago

Not a Joke: Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus Elects a Man to Chair Organization

The party of 'women's rights' must think very little of women, since they seem to…

18 hours ago

Border Patrol Chiefs To Testify Before House Committee After First Being Blocked By Mayorkas

By Bethany Blankley (The Center Square) U.S. Border Patrol chiefs will testify before the House…

19 hours ago

Former Defense Secretary Slams Pelosi as ‘Incoherent’ and ‘Shrieking’ Mess During January 6th Riot, Downplays it as People ‘Taking Selfies’

Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller slammed Nancy Pelosi as an 'incoherent' and 'shrieking' mess…

19 hours ago

Columbia Journalism Review Russiagate Post-Mortem Is A Good Start

By Mark Hemingway for RealClearWire Without much fanfare, earlier this week Jeff Gerth, a Pulitzer-Prize…

21 hours ago

Who is Actually in Charge? Trump Was Reportedly Unaware of Previous Chinese Balloon Incidents Under His Administration

Like many Americans, I spent the weekend glued to my television as I witnessed something…

22 hours ago