Should be taught in schools today.

Dogma and Geopolitics

Once again, it’s time to celebrate Columbus Day. Yet, the stunning truth is: If Christopher Columbus were alive today, he would be put on trial for crimes against humanity. Columbus’ reign of terror, as documented by noted historians, was so bloody, his legacy so unspeakably cruel, that Columbus makes a modern villain like Saddam Hussein look like a pale codfish.

Question: Why do we honor a man who, if he were alive today, would almost certainly be sitting on Death Row awaiting execution?

If you’d like to know the true story about Christopher Columbus, please read on. But I warn you, it’s not for the faint of heart.

Here’s the basics. On the second Monday in October each year, we celebrate Columbus Day (this year, it’s on October 11th). We teach our school kids a cute little song that goes: “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” It’s…

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  1. He was a thief and stole from the indigenous people. Probably brought disease and infestation to them as well. He should not be lauded as somekind of hero. There is nothing to celebrate.

  2. Prince, I saw a funny email card that read. “Let’s celebrate Columbus Day by walking in someone’s house and telling them that we live there now. LOL….. That Christopher Columbus was a piece of work. smh.

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