Tag: Indigenous Peoples' Day

Columbus didn't discover America, he invaded it

Columbus didn't discover America, he invaded it
Good morning, America.  Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Normally on this day I would repost Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat, but I’m done with that guy.  This is 2020 and it’s time to stop glorifying assholes. We wouldn’t have a special day for an astronaut who blasted off for the moon but... Read more »

Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat

Christopher Columbus was just another wise guy with a boat
First written in 2015, this is my annual Columbus Day posting: Celebrated in 46 states – the holdouts being Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon and South Dakota – Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of America by Italian seafarer, Christopher Columbus. While the second Monday of October may be a good time to buy a mattress, the rest... Read more »

Christopher Columbus was just a wise guy with a boat

Christopher Columbus was just a wise guy with a boat
My annual Columbus Day rant: Celebrated in 46 states – the holdouts being Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon and South Dakota – Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of America by Italian seafarer, Christopher Columbus. While the second Monday of October may be a good time to buy a mattress, the rest is a load of crap. It... Read more »
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You might be a Native American and not even know it

You might be a Native American and not even know it
Most people of Native American heritage know it.  There aren’t many who find out through Ancestry.com that their DNA is comprised of 26% Native American markers. Other than Native Americans, the indigenous people of what we call America, the rest of us are foreigners, immigrants.  Every last one of us is a direct link to... Read more »

Christopher Columbus was Just a Wise Guy With a Boat

Christopher Columbus was Just a Wise Guy With a Boat
Edited and reposted for Columbus Day Celebrated in 46 of our 50 states – the holdouts being Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon and South Dakota – Columbus Day commemorates the discovery of America by Italian seafarer, Christopher Columbus. While the second Monday of October may be a good time to buy a mattress, the rest is a... Read more »