Adios, Columbus

The controversy surrounding the Columbus Day holiday is part of a culture war that includes the removal of Confederate monuments and the NFL protests.  Columbus Day is being renamed Indigenous Peoples Day in many locations.  The battles being fought over Columbus Day are already being fought over Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July.  The very foundation of America is under assault.  Many powerful elite organizations are taking part in this attack and have been for decades. The American Library Association issued a statement in 1990 denouncing the Columbus Jubilee.  They claimed that the 1492 event "began a legacy of European piracy, brutality, slave trading, murder, disease, conquest, and ethnocide."  The National Council of Churches passed a resolution condemning Columbus for invading America and inflicting "slavery, genocide, theft, and exploitation" on the natives.  The National Education Association's journal, NEA...(Read Full Post)