Columbus, Western Civilization and American Exceptionalism

    Neither Incas, Aztecs, Cherokee  or even Kenyans discovered Italy, Spain or India! We should get down on our knees and thank God that Columbus discovered the New World so that Americans could later fashion a new world of Liberty. The chain of events that resulted in the creation and evolution of the greatest nation the world has even known includes the discoveries of Christopher Columbus | Read More »

    Happy Columbus Day!

    Yes, yes, yes: we’re supposed to be subtly embarrassed of this holiday, given that apparently it’s an act of global insensitivity to remember the date, or because there’s a whole subset of the grievance culture out there who grind their teeth, turn widdershins thrice, and spit at the very mention of the name ‘Christopher Columbus,*’ or even because it’s starting to look like everybody in | Read More »

    Happy Columbus Day!

    Yes, yes, yes: we’re supposed to be subtly embarrassed of this holiday, given that apparently it’s an act of global insensitivity to remember the date, or because there’s a whole subset of the grievance culture out there who grind their teeth, turn widdershins thrice, and spit at the very mention of the name ‘Christopher Columbus,*’ or even because it’s starting to look like everybody in | Read More »

    Ah, right. It’s Columbus Day.

    Time for the usual nonsense: DENVER—A Denver parade in honor of Christopher Columbus is on—despite a phony e-mail that circulated Thursday saying the downtown celebration was canceled for lack of funds. The Sons of Italy’s Columbus Day Parade Committee in Denver was shocked to learn of the e-mail sent to the media, which was signed by Sons of Italy President Richard SaBell. The fake e-mail | Read More »