BAHAMAS???? Columbus landed in Hispaniola, the name of the Island that is now the Dominican Republic and Jamaica. SHEESH! This idiot is a total, incompetent disaster!!
I'm sure that Obama loves his country. Maybe some day we'll find out which one it is.
Oh brother...this bird only sings ONE note!!!
Ahh yes. The terrible toll of clean water, freedom from starvation, a warm dry place to live......
What about the tragic burden this country has bore the past 4 years?
inspired generations of Italian immigrants.
They always forget that the Spanish American generations have a stake in the Columbus story too. F-em says Obama.
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Yes, Columbus was so great, but, remember everyone, he was really bad, too. Some really good people undeservedly died because of this oppressor and his offspring.
This is exactly what we’re dealing with. The worst kind of unapologetically radical leftist. He continues to double down with this ridiculous politically correct, Utopian rhetoric. I cannot bear to imagine what a second term under this POS will look like. R&R HAVE to win.
Hispaniola is the name of the island and it is divided between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Jamaica is another island to the west.
Not Jamaica, Haiti..................
He read it from a teleprompter and he still sounds stupid.
Mrs. TheThirdRuffian is 100% born-on-reservation Mescalero Apache.
She has some issues with some of the back-stabbing and re-trading that went on by European immigrants, but overall considers being dragged from paganism to the modern world by a relatively (relatively) beneign invader pretty good.
Of course, her tribe kept their land, largely due to Henry repeating rifles, disciplined troops (many civil war vets) and moutainous, forested, land which caused the calvary to decide to “go around,” but that’s yet another discussion.
Does a day ever pass that Baby Doc Baraq doesn’t play the race card?
Dinesh Desouza is right. Obama is driven ideologically by his hatred of colonialism. But it is mostly white colonialism, because he seems to have no problem with the colonialism that results from Muslims conquests.
No offense to anyone but this what happens when two cultures on vastly different steps on the technology scale meet. Add different infectious diseases (about which neither culture had any idea) and you have the makings of a bad situation.
Maybe he’s talking about Kenyan tribes. That’s about the only tribes he would be familiar with.
” I’m sure that Obama loves his country. Maybe some day we’ll find out which one it is. “
He loves every one of the 57 states of America equally.
1792: The first monument for Columbus was erected on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the discovery in Baltimore, MD.
1892: President Benjamin Harrison issued a proclamation encouraging Americans to mark the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ voyage with patriotic festivities.
1937: Year Columbus Day was declared a national holiday.
1971: Originally observed every Oct. 12, it was this year Columbus Day was fixed to be celebrated the second Monday
2004: The year supporters of Hugo Chavez destroyed a 100-year old statue of Columbus in Caracas, Venezuela.
Right wing nuts no should make-um heap big ha-ha at wise words from Big Chief Running Dum-Dum!
If Columbus had not found the Americas, the Portuguese would have done it a few years later. Finding the Americas was inevitable.
tragic burdens tribal communities bore
maybe we should instead emulate these wise tribal communities, and their method of conflict resolution:
13 girls bartered to settle tribal feud [ Pakistan ]