Category Archives: multiculturalism
Tuesday, Josh Earnest announced, the United States and President Obama will not be using the words “Radical Islam” to describe the actions of radical Islamists who perpetrate terror in the name of Islam. In defense of Islam, Josh pointed out, … Continue reading
The Cajun people of Louisiana are some of my favorite people; at one point in my life, I considered dropping out and joining this group of hard living hedonists, but my straight laced Mennonite indoctrination still had a tenuous hold … Continue reading
“In fourteen hundred ninety-two/ Columbus sailed the ocean blue.
“He had three ships and left from Spain/ He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain.”
— Source Unknown
I’m old enough to remember a time when Christopher Columbus Day was a national holiday that was widely celebrated rather than shamefully downplayed and derided. Columbus has become the symbolic white devil harbinger of all that is evil about America’s founding: genocide and manifest destiny imperialism; slavery and racism; annihilation and exploitation of peaceful, “noble savages” living in harmony with the environment.