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Science Tells Us This Is All True

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, On April 30, 1934, under pressure from Italian-American lobby groups, the United States Congress passed a law enshrining Columbus Day as a national holiday. President Franklin Roosevelt quickly signed the bill into law, and the very first Columbus Day was celebrated in October of that year. Undoubtedly people had […]

How Columbus Revolutionized The Global Economy

Authored by Ryan McMaken via Mises Canada, Columbus Day this year brought with it the usual acrimony, and this Salon article hit the usual talking points by declaring European settlement of the Americas to be “the most massive act of genocide” in world history. Salon quotes historian David Stannard who writes: “[O]n average, for every 20 natives alive at the […]

Antifa Groups Plan Nationwide “Deface Columbus Day” Acts For Monday

Tomorrow’s Columbus Day celebrations could turn violent, as various “antifa” anarchist groups have announced a nationwide campaign to deface Christopher Columbus statues during Monday’s holiday. According to PJ Media, at least five Christopher Columbus statues have already been vandalized in New York City in recent weeks, based on reports from Far Left Watch. In one […]

8 Cities That Have Replaced Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples Day

zerohedge.com / by Claire Bernish / 10/12/2015 22:45 -0400 As tensions boil on the international stage, eight U.S. cities in two months abolished a federal holiday that has long insulted and infuriated the indigenous population and many others — Columbus Day — but that’s not all. These eight cities (including three just last week) then replaced much-maligned […]