Tag: Columbus

Can't we have both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples Day?

There’s a saying (but I don’t know who first said it), that in order for me to win, you must lose. How else can anyone see the trend to replace Columbus Day with an Indigenous Peoples Day? Why not, as some jurisdictions do, have both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples days, on different days? Nope, nope.... Read more »

Columbus Bashing, again

Christopher Columbus: A mean, mean man. Columbus Day, still a national holiday, increasingly has become an occasion for raking the explorer over the coals. This story, for example, focused on teaching kindergarten children that he was a “very, very mean man.” This, the story says, is giving kids a more “nuanced” view of the man.... Read more »
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