For many years I have not "celebrated" Columbus Day; instead, I join with A.I.M. (the American Indian Movement) to demand that our country abolish it as a "holiday" or "observance"; and instead recognize INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY or NATIVE AMERICANS' DAY.
If you'd like to know about Christopher Columbus, please read on. But I warn you, it's not for the faint of heart.
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?
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