America Deemed “Very Useless” – Louis XIV

The French king in 1683, after his explorer Rene La Salle claimed everything from the Great Lakes to the mouth of the Mississippi for France, idiotically proclaimed, “I am convinced the discovery of Sieur de la Salle is very uselsess, and that such enterprises ought to be prevented in the future.”

Ah, the joy of the Divine Right to Rule.

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Joel Gross

Joel Gross is the CEO of Coalition Technologies.