Comment: Edison was a scumbag...

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Edison was a scumbag...

Thomas Edison and Henry Ford were pals...heck, they even had winter vacation homes next door to each other in Sarasota, FL!! As I recall the story (and correct me if I'm not straight with this), Mr. Tesla came to Amerika to work with Edison only to be told "no thanks, but I know someone who will hire you"....that someone was Mr. Ford. So, Tesla goes to work for Ford building Model T's and after only a couple weeks goes into the boss' office complaining about the big, heavy generator used on the car. "Son, I'll give you $50,000 if you can improve on that!"
Well, in just a few days Tesla has invented the world's first diode turning the generator into an alternator!! He invented AC power in a matter of days! "Where's my money?" he asked. "Boy, you need to learn American humor" was the answer.
Both Ford and Edison lied and cheated poor Nikola out of all sorts of cool stuff...I'm not sure, but I would imagine there was a connection between those two a-holes and the Wall Street a-holes of the day. Lie - steal - cheat...win at all costs.

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