Imagine that a man who tortured, raped and murdered innocent people and then robbed them of their homes is worshiped each year as a hero. Well, imagine no more because that’s the outlandishly evil shit Christopher Columbus did and the outlandishly racist shit America and Philadelphia celebrate.
On October 12, 1492, Christopher “Admiral Hitler/King Leopold II-On Steroids” Columbus, financed by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, arrived at the Bahamian island of what he referred to as San Salvador. By the way, he didn’t “discover” the so-called New World or America. In fact, the red people, i.e., the Taino, were here 14,000 years before his 1451 birth. After his arrival in 1492, he sailed to what he labeled Española — today’s Haiti and the Dominican Republic — in the inept belief that he had discovered a shortcut to India. But this “Malicious Gilligan” was thousands of miles off course. Not long afterward, in order to get more royal financing, he returned to Spain with his great, but false, news that he had found a quick route to India. As a result, he received funding to lead three more voyages to the so-called Americas, occurring in 1493, 1498 and 1502. But his monetary heaven would become the red people’s monumental hell. Read more »