Tag: Christopher Columbus

The Pre-Columbian Americas were not idyllic

Here is a question that ought to be contemplated: But since the quincentennial celebration (1992) progressives have been harshly denouncing the event [Columbus Day celebrations] as resulting in deliberate genocide of the peaceful, ecology-minded, indigenous peoples. According to the new conventional wisdom, Christopher Columbus and his discovery of the Americas is an epochal catastrophe that... Read more »

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 »

Hey, hey, it's Columbus Day. Time to bash the old devil. Again

Once a year, as Columbus Day rolls around, we have another great opportunity to mock, belittle and condemn the explorer who discovered America and the people (mostly Italians) who honor him. Over and over, we are reminded how he opened the door to the “European invasion”  that decimated and enslaved the  innocent and peace-loving First Peoples... Read more »
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