Christopher Columbus DID NOT FIND AMERICA! Got close, but No Cigar!

You know, some things in America are just plain too painful to fix. But it shouldn’t be that way when a Big Lie in History got started and TODAY, must be fixed. People telling Lies seems to be the New Pastime in America Today if you are that way. Columbus said-“And I say that Your Highnesses ought not to consent that any foreigner does business or sets foot here, except Christian Catholics, since this was the end and the beginning of the enterprise, that it should be for the enhancement and glory of the Christian religion, nor should anyone who is not a good Christian come to these parts.” And this makes me Ask-Was the Catholic Church behind why the ‘Columbus The Discover of America Tale’ was continued to be Told for so long? Makes a person ponder. For White Only Audiences? I don’t think so. From which Countries do you say White and Whiteness came from? You tell me. I’m curious and please tell me How you came to that when so many Migrated to America from so many different Countries. America is the Heinz-57 of the World. It is not the World of Columbus and it is not of an Africa’s Tale only either. It’s all of us and we got to recognize all of it and how America got to be America. Not just what a person wants it to be. But people will do what they want. They always have. It’s not all about Black Slaves. How about the Chinese working on the Railroads? Where are their stories in our History? Let’s be fair. And prostitutes, where is their Tales? Their Slave Stories? See what I’m driving at?

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Christopher, Oh Christopher just wasn’t our Discoverer. Nope, he got close but No Cigar. And if you study all of it back then, you will find who was taking Slaves from Asia and Africa and Selling them in Europe. In the 1400s, Slavery apparently was an accepted Trade. And profitable for lots of folks. It would be a long, long time before it was tossed to the side. And it was going on all over the World back then. Part of it may have been carried out because of short food supplies in one area and plentiful on others.

But the Slave Trade is very much Alive in America coming out of Mexico perpetuated by the Mexican Cartels and their American Buyers. It is sickening.

The first formal celebration of Columbus in the United States came five years after the Constitution was ratified—the tricentenary of discovery on October 12, 1792. It was organized by the Tammany Society, also called the Columbian Order, that was founded in 1789 by a group of wealthy men in New York City. An obelisk dedicated to Columbus was erected in Baltimore in 1792, the first known public monument to Columbus in North America. Although Bolivarian revolutionaries named Gran Colombia after Columbus, the independent states founded from the former Spanish colonies did not take up celebrating Columbus until the 1920s, even then and now not as a formal holiday. In 1937, at the behest of the Knights of Columbus, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed Columbus Day an official federal holiday.

So, how to we Fix It? We must Rename The National Columbus Holiday to another Person. I find it strange to be talking about a man who lived over 500 years and travelled The World in pretty small Ships. That too great courage alone to seek thru the unknown. But our minds don’t understand the Slave thing that was going on in the 1400s. But I’m not going to say I agree or find anything good about Slavery. I DON’T. I’ve written very long Blogs about it.

The real person who got us discovered. Who?

Leif Erickson

Leif Erikson Day is an annual observance that occurs on October 9.[1] It honors Leif Erikson (Old NorseLeifr EiríkssonIcelandicLeifur EiríkssonNorwegianLeiv EirikssonSwedishLeif Eriksson), the Norse explorer who led the first Europeans thought to have set foot in continental North America (other than Greenland).[2]

Why isn’t Columbus Day celebrated anymore? October 10, 2022

First, why is Columbus Day a problem? For many Indigenous peoples, Columbus Day is a controversial holiday. This is because Columbus is viewed not as a discoverer, but rather as a colonizer. His arrival led to the forceful taking of land and set the stage for widespread death and loss of Indigenous ways of life.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson_Day

https://archive.attn.com/stories/3571/christopher-columbus-journal-entries

Maybe we should just Keep Columbus day as a Day to recognize the Bravery of the Explorers back then and not the things we find atrocious like Slavery. Brave men were the ones braving the Seas to come so are from their home. Lust for Riches were part of it, sure. Any of us can find the negatives when it might be better to start finding some positives.

Today, in America, a certain amount of Americans are wrapped up tight on many things that they want changed no matter whomever it might hurt. It’s Our Way or the Highway, Buddy! Changing History to fit their needs just Sucks! And sure, the Truth must be told but not False Truths.

I’ve read things that have been amplified beyond the Truth. Instead of a small part of the whole being part of the Story, they want it to be the Only Story. That’s not fair to Rewrite History Only Your Way. Tell the whole Truth in the right amount of the Whole Story.

When we die. I don’t think it’ll matter so much.