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Happy Goodbye Columbus Day
MOTUS A.D. | 10-8-18 | MOTUS

Posted on 10/08/2018 5:15:32 AM PDT by NOBO2012

I don’t know about the rest of you but I’m exhausted from the month-long circus. look on as protesters are arrested in the Hart Senate Office Building during a rally against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill on Oct. 4

So I’m laying low today in order to catch up on routine chores that have fallen by the wayside while the Circus was in town. Besides, today is the national holiday-previously-known-as-Columbus-Day but now known as Indigenous Peoples Day by Coastal Elites.


Honestly, is there anything the Left can’t/won’t destroy?

Anyway, tomorrow we’ll be discussing important issues again but till then I’ll be enjoying a little more covfefe.


Posted from: MOTUS A.D.

TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: columbusday; kavanaugh; loonyleft; socialism; trump

1 posted on 10/08/2018 5:15:32 AM PDT by NOBO2012
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To: NOBO2012

Happy Columbus Day!

2 posted on 10/08/2018 5:24:48 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

Thank you. And Happy Columbus Day from Columbus Circle in New York (just happened to be walking past the monument this AM)

3 posted on 10/08/2018 5:30:20 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: NOBO2012
Well, they could rename it Lepanto Day, to celebrate the victory over the Turks in 1571.

Of course Italian-Americans might not be happy with that.

4 posted on 10/08/2018 5:32:44 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: All
Happy Columbus Day !!!!

The Sopranos - Hilarious TV Debate About Columbus Day

(below is another funny clip but there is a very strong language warning - Tony Soprano takes on PC)
5 posted on 10/08/2018 5:58:58 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen ((Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong))
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To: NOBO2012

Columbus Day has become one of my favorite holidays. The mere mention of it causes America’s snowflakes to get their panties in a wad and whine about how it should be called “Indigenous People’s Day.”

6 posted on 10/08/2018 6:02:24 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: NOBO2012

Tell that misinformed young woman that Margaret Sanger was anti-choice

"No more babies" (for any European woman for 10 years)

1947 Pathe Newsreel

7 posted on 10/08/2018 6:11:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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To: NOBO2012

And if Columbus had never sailed “the ocean blue”, the New World would still have been discovered by Pedro Álvares Cabral on April 22, 1500.

SO SUCK IT UP! You can’t change the past.

8 posted on 10/08/2018 6:33:32 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: NOBO2012
Happy Waiting for Columbus Day!

9 posted on 10/08/2018 6:35:26 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: NOBO2012

When you don’t work and have no purpose in life you can protest anything because you have nothing else to do but dream up stupid shxt to protest.

10 posted on 10/08/2018 6:59:59 AM PDT by maddog55
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To: Altura Ct.

Once again this year, as in every recent year, the “Bash Columbus Brigade” will be out in force. They will lay claim to America’s discovery, and Columbus will be denigrated as a bumbling fool who “accidentally discovered America”, as if it was no great feat.

Yet we know that the greatest discoveries in history were often accidental.

The detractors will cite Basques, Irish Monks, Africans, and even Vikings, to prove that Columbus was not here first. They will cite the so-called “Native Americans” as knowing that this was a continent, so therefore, “how can you discover what is already there?”, as goes the mantra. In fact, the Beringians didn’t know that they were on a continent, or what it was. The Incas and Aztecs didn’t know either existed, yet only less than a thousand miles separated their empires.

Before I get to these sophomoronic arguments, let me say that there is another agenda going on here. It is being done to deconstruct this nation. That is to say, if the discovery, and that is what it was, was an illegal act of genocide, theft, and racism, then therefore everything about this nation that follows is illegal, and we have no claim to call it ours.

Yes, we know that the Vikings were here first. That is a fact. I myself have gone to L’ans Aux Meadows and seen the ruins of the settlement. Some believe that this was the Vinland of the Viking Sagas. Others think it may have been the way station to further exploration. Whatever it’s true location, or purpose, we do know that the Vikings were here at least five hundred years before Columbus. This though was a dead-end. It never got beyond a small settlement, and had no effect on Medieval Europe. It was forgotten by those who may have known about it. It in no way detracts from the glorious achievement of Columbus.

Of course the crazies and White haters slink out of the woodwork every Columbus Day to propagate their bizarre, to say the least, “theories”. One that is really ridiculous claims “Africans were here thousands of years before Columbus”. This particular exercise in fantasy is actually being taught in colleges and some public schools throughout the country.

There is absolutely no proof whatsoever, that Africans were here before our beloved discoverer.

I argued with one such proponent on a Black talk station about fifteen years ago. When I quoted sources and facts, he called m a “racist” and hung up. Funny how handy that word comes in use when you are disproved!

How did I disprove him? First of all, I quoted the great and world renowned anthropologist Dr.Viktor Von Hagen, author of numerous books on Meso and South America. In his work, “World of the Maya” he brings up two very distinct points about pre-Columbian exploration. If there was constant contact between the Old and New Worlds, then how come there was no commonality of diseases? It would stand to reason that this contact would have transferred disease between Old and New World groups. The Siberio-Americans died not from wars with the Europeans, but from diseases of which they had no resistance. Thousands of years of isolation had not given them the immunity from the common diseases of the Old World. Therefore we can confidently deduce that there was no contact on any great scale. Oh, there may have been mariners blown off course who came to the New World, but these were isolated instances.

Then there are plants and insects. As we see the spread of Old World diseases such as West Nile Virus, and new insects such as the Afrikan Killer Bee, having been introduced through unregulated exchanges in trade. Yet as Dr. Von Hagen points out, out of two thousand industrial plants, only cotton is found in both worlds. Cotton could have been brought to the New World in the droppings of birds flying from India.

Both the sweet and white potatos were indigenous to the New World and later became a staple of both Europe and Africa. The same for corn. If there was contact, don’t you think that these plants would have been introduced thousands or hundreds of years before?

Animals are another point. People brought with them animals on voyages for food and to raise in their new surroundings. Yet the horse was not among the draft animals of the Old World. In fact one of the reasons it is believed that the Siberos didn’t have the wheel is because they had no draft animals such as horses or oxen. Animals also introduced into an environment with no natural predators reproduce at an astounding rate.

The rabbit and domestic cat in Australia, are examples of this. The cockroach was brought from Europe, as was the domestic rat. These parasites came with ships that have no pest control. How come they weren’t introduced to Meso and South America? How come the buffalo wasn’t introduced into Europe? Reason: because there wasn’t any contact!

Iron is also a fact that is overlooked when the bash brigade goes full tilt on Columbus. The Siberio-Americans, which is their proper title, were basically neolithic peoples. Some could work gold such as the Moche, Incas, Meso American Mayas, Toltecs, and Aztecs. Yet none knew how to smelt or mine iron ore. The Siberio-Americans, known as the Eskimos, worked iron, but from a metorite. If the Old World had contact with them, doesn’t it stand to reason that iron work would have been introduced? After all the “Iron Age” in the Old World came in the thirteenth century B.C. (not BCE, or CE, etc), and caused the downfall of the great Hatti, or Hittite Empire. The reason there was no iron work, is because there were no contacts!

Writing wasn’t introduced into the New World because there were no contacts. If there were, wouldn’t it stand to reason that the hieroglyphics of the Aztecs and Maya would have been replaced by a simpler phonetic alphabet such as existed in the Old World. Or at least, there would be Old World writings found at archaeological sites.The ones that have been found bear no extemporaneous proof to bolster them. They are frauds. The Incas used a system of coloured knots, known as “quiepas”. These were mnomic memory devices. It was the job of a “professional remember” to understand the sequence of the knots, their colours, and therefore what they meant. Primitive, but useful, only to a few.

Food and agriculture bear no resemblance to the New World. The Mayans destroyed their soil by using a primitive technique called “slash and burn”. The farmed field would be slashed for harvesting corn, and then burnt to destroy the leftover roots. It led to soil depletion, and of course mass starvation. Not one type of Old World agriculture technique can be found. The Aztecs were so backward that they resorted to cannibalism, as did the Anazatzi of New Mexico. When looking at the architecture of the Meso America, we are stunned by certain similarities to the Old World. Whilst they are really superficial, wouldn’t the pre-Columbian contacts have introduced agriculture to them? Of course they would have, but then again, there was no contact!

Columbus has been called a murderer. Nonsense! He was a religious Catholic, and some think a Marano/Jew. Whatever his background, he was a decent and moral man, who sought to save these savages from their beastial ways. The Carribes were a savage and murderous tribe, as were the Taino. They, like all of Siberio-America, practiced slavery. The Meso-American and South American peoples practiced it, but unlike the Europeans they murdered their slaves in a sick orgy of paganistic ritual. The Incas did exactly what they blame Columbus for: destroying the civilizations that they conquered. Originally, archaeologists thought that it all began with the Incas. That is until they later found may other civilizations such as the Moche, whom the Incas wiped out any trace of.

So we have slavery, genocide, cultural destruction. Hmmm, sounds like what they accuse Columbus of. Then again, people are either to ignorant, or afraid to say the truth!

The Mormons believe that Jesus walked the Americas. I hate to contradict them, but there is no proof of any contact with Western religions, or philosophy. The religions of Siberio-America were pagan animistic. They worshipped nature and sacrificed human beings. If Jesus, or any Christian, were here, the Siberio-Americans would not have practiced such inhumane religions.

The Aztecs sacrificed 50,000 victims a year, and would eat the remains of the sacrificed. Cortez, upon entering their capitol, was bedazzled by the beauty of the temples and pyramids. That is, until he was led to watch the ceremonies. He saw hearts ripped out of victims, still beating, held up to the sun as an offering. The pyramids stank from the stench of blood that dripped down from the bodies that were thrown down the steps. He and his men were honored at a dinner, and given a soup of human blood and hands. Surely he thought what was paradise, was really hell! The other tribes hated the Aztecs so much that they helped the Spaniards fight them.

What then did the Europeans destroy? Bestiality on a scale unseen in human history, that is what. Not the myth of the “peaceful Siberio-American”. The Incas were as brutal as the Aztecs. They would skin alive their prisoners, and had no concept of mercy. They also sacrificed children to appease their “mountain gods”. Those in our society who are so concerned about “the children” would it seemed be outraged at this, and be thankful that the Europeans put a stop to this.

But then of course that would be taking the side of Western Civilization, and we know they can’t do that! The Moche used to torture their victims by breaking bones, flaying them, and finally to placate their gods, bash their heads in. Very, spiritual, these, Siberio Amerians, weren’t they?

The attack upon Columbus is an attack upon all of us. They want to deconstruct our heritage so that we then are living in an illegal nation. If the foundation of our country is one of murder, theft, and destruction, then it stands that to follow that we are interlopers with no right to any claims of culture or history.

Columbus’ feat was amazing because it changed the history of humanity.

The ignorant phrase, “how can you discover what is already there”, means that we can discover nothing, since to discover is to find an existence that no one knows about, whether it was the Chinese, Vikings, Basques, Britions. These claims lead to nothing, as they had no effect upon history. Columbus was here and we are living proof of his greatness.

Hail Columbus!

Hail Columbus!

Hail Columbus, hail his great name.

Hail Columbus, Admiral of the Ocean Sea!

Hail Columbus, who found this land for you and for me!

Hail Columbus, who challenged the mystery of the dark blue sea,

Hail Columbus, we honour thee!

Hail Columbus, of you, no one cannot say, that to the New World you were not the first to lead the way!

Hail Columbus, man of greatness, fearless, strong, brilliant, and of great fame!

Hail Columbus, let our people forever more, horour your great name!!!!!

Hail Columbus!!!!!!!!!

Vintage Frank,....

11 posted on 10/08/2018 7:14:26 AM PDT by itsLUCKY2B (?Borders, Language, and Culture.?)
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To: NOBO2012

IN 1492

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.

He sailed by night; he sailed by day;
He used the stars to find his way.

A compass also helped him know
How to find the way to go.

Ninety sailors were on board;
Some men worked while others snored.

Then the workers went to sleep;
And others watched the ocean deep.

Day after day they looked for land;
They dreamed of trees and rocks and sand.

October 12 their dream came true,
You never saw a happier crew!

“Indians! Indians!” Columbus cried;
His heart was filled with joyful pride.

But “India” the land was not;
It was the Bahamas, and it was hot.

The Arakawa natives were very nice;
They gave the sailors food and spice.

Columbus sailed on to find some gold
To bring back home, as he’d been told.

He made the trip again and again,
Trading gold to bring to Spain.

The first American? No, not quite.
But Columbus was brave, and he was bright.

12 posted on 10/08/2018 7:24:46 AM PDT by Chickensoup ( Leftists fascists today plan to commence to commit genocide against conservatives soon)
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To: itsLUCKY2B

Well stated, Lucky. The Left’s goal is to muddle the meaning of everything about America. They are intent to confuse and detract from everything that made and continues to make us great. History is being lost, because the Left wants to destroy what it means to be American.

13 posted on 10/08/2018 7:45:25 AM PDT by rarestia (Repeal the 17th Amendment and ratify Article the First to give the power back to the people!)
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To: NOBO2012

It’s still Columbus day to me (and to our President)!!!!

Christopher Columbus was a Byzantine Greek of high rank—perhaps a Prince!!!! Ferdinand and Isabella would not have received a commoner—let alone finance his expeditions!!!!

14 posted on 10/08/2018 7:48:49 AM PDT by Honorary Serb (Kosovo is Serbia! Free Srpska! Abolish ICTY!)
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To: NOBO2012

15 posted on 10/08/2018 8:04:13 AM PDT by pookie18
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To: NOBO2012

The USPS believes in Columbus Day.

16 posted on 10/08/2018 8:24:35 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Verginius Rufus

The Italians (as various city-states) played a significant role in the Battle of Lepanto.

I seem to recall that Buck Section had a segment (or 2) on this event.

17 posted on 10/08/2018 9:52:29 AM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: castlebrew
The pope also had ships there. Ironically, the best Turkish commander at Lepanto was an Italian renegade, known as Uluj Ali (or Occhiali, lots of variants), later the commander of the entire Turkish navy and renamed Kilic Ali. Cervantes (who was a prisoner of the Turks for a while) praises him.

Many of the rowers on the Turkish ships were Christian slaves who were liberated because of the outcome of the battle.

18 posted on 10/08/2018 10:18:55 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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