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I highly doubt the people who smashed the Columbus statue in Baltimore have any of that blood in them. Columbus did not victimize Africans, but hey, jump on that bandwagon with the square wheels and clunk along just because.
originally posted by: FissionSurplus
a reply to: dreamingawake
I 100% agree. However, this choosing will be forced. Those who want nothing to do with it will be vilified by both sides. This is how I see it, but I'm just one person, and could very easily be wrong.
Indigenous People's day, I like that. I live in the mountains where the last of the Cherokee were rounded up by General Winfield Scott (how nice the lake up the road is named after this dude) and made to walk the trail of tears from here to Oklahoma. To leave this paradise for Oklahoma would make me cry, too. Their spirits are thick in these mountains. I think what General Scott did, on orders from the government, was detestable. However, yet another cruel dude who was a product of his time. I don't go to the lake and throw red paint on the sign with his name on it.
originally posted by: and14263
I read this post and see a complete win for propaganda.
I'm pretty sure that the Columbus statues all over were put up by Italians who grew up with "In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue".....and knew nothing more.
originally posted by: Raxoxane
a reply to: FissionSurplus
I know it is pathetic beyond belief.I wish i could buy those cretins a one way ticket to South Africa and tell them its safe to walk around anywhere,anytime of the day or night.They will soon be relieved of the burden of living while white