Columbus Day

Happy Columbus Day!

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Today is a day to celebrate and reflect on a great contributor to Western civilization.  Yup, the often vilified, largely mischaracterized explorer who discovered the new world.  I’ve been saying for years that journalists and academics are so quick to judge historical characters in the context of today’s society instead of the society in which they actually lived and prospered.  Columbus is among the most pilloried.

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