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Christopher Columbus Tag

A post I wrote in 2017 that bears repeating, Sorry leftists, we SHOULD be celebrating Columbus Day. Since then, the likeness of Columbus has been removed from the wokest of establishments in the ultimate display of virtue signaling (and also ignorance). We have covered many: ____________ Of all their sins, progressive insistence on revisionism and transposing modern day mores onto history is one of the worst. The anti-history movement is a scourge on our culture and intellectual heritage. When I was a kid we spent this time of year learning about the great explorers, sitting on the graveled blacktop squashed against one another inside chalked drawings of the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. They were much smaller ships than I'd imagined.

The "1619 Project" from The New York Times received criticism due to inaccuracies. A fact-checker on the series even knocked on the paper after it ignored her expertise. Facts don't matter to Hollywood because Oprah Winfrey and Lionsgate picked up the series to make it into a series of television shows and films.

In 1995, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the founder of the New York Times's revisionist American history "1619 Project", wrote to the editor of Notre Dame’s student newspaper, The Observer. She alleged that white people "pump drugs and guns into the black community, pack black people into the squalor of segregated urban ghettos and continue to be bloodsuckers in our community."