All presidents are War Presidents, even the “Progressive” presidents elected on antiwar votes. Every president is a warlord and a mass murderer, because he is president. Today, remember one of this president’s victims. He certainly never will.
What is the most beautiful fossil in the history of fossils?
I have always been a dinosaur nerd, so I feel compelled to throw my votes behind the Berlin Archaeopteryx (#1) and the Protoceratops-Velociraptor Death Struggle (#2). If I were a better person I might well have the impartiality to go with Hallucigenia.
Seriously, though, Columbus isn’t any more worth celebrating than Torquemada or Vlad the Impaler. In fact he was significantly more lethal as governor of Hispaniola than either of those guys was. If you’d think twice about throwing a party to honor those guys, you should think twice about throwing a party to honor Columbus. #EndColumbusDay #CelebrateIndigenousPeoplesDay