Re: [FairfieldLife] Time to ditch Columbus Day?

2014-10-13 Thread Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
Just wondering if Eric Kasum would have been born had there been no Columbus, much less have his education, wealth,freedom to pursue his hearts desire, and all the leisure time he seems to have to think and write about peace and justice. Columbus was a man of his *time* as is Eric Kasum.

Re: [FairfieldLife] Time to ditch Columbus Day?

2014-10-13 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Apparently the Vikings and off course India sailors discovered the earth wasn't flat either and way before Columbus. On 10/13/2014 07:15 AM, Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote: Just wondering if Eric Kasum would have been born had there been no Columbus, much less have his

Re: [FairfieldLife] Time to ditch Columbus Day?

2014-10-13 Thread Mike Dixon mdixon.6...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife]
There were a lot of people that knew the earth wasn't flat at that time and even earlier. Education was not for the common man at that time. People struggled to just have enough to eat and a roof over their heads. Not a lot of time for anything else, much less ponder the shape of the earth or

[FairfieldLife] Time to ditch Columbus Day?

2014-10-12 Thread Bhairitu noozg...@sbcglobal.net [FairfieldLife]
Why do we celebrate this creep anyway? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-kasum/columbus-day-a-bad-idea_b_742708.html