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Council to vote on
renaming ´Columbus Day´

Star Tribune [Minneapolis, MN], by Eric Roper

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Posted By:voxpopuli, 4/21/2014 6:17:29 PM

Minneapolis is preparing to strike "Columbus Day" from its calendar this October. The City Council is expected to vote Friday on a resolution that would rename the federal holiday "Indigenous People´s Day" on all city communications. The vote follows a similar effort in Red Wing, where the city mulled changing Columbus Day to "First People´s Day" earlier this year. The Red Wing city council has yet to act on the resolution. City Council administrator Kay Kuhlmann said in an e-mail that the council discussed the matter in a workshop but has not scheduled it for action on any upcoming agenda.

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the NEXT obvious move is to re-name Christmas for some mexican god that required human sacrifices..
and they wonder why people here are moving to South Dakota..<

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hershey, 4/21/2014 6:22:31 PM     (No. 9819260)

When I saw the headline my first thought was they were going to rename it Mohammed day.After all he did discover America and according to Zippy has been part of our culture...


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Reply 2 - Posted by: KTWO, 4/21/2014 6:26:56 PM     (No. 9819265)

How about just call it nothing and eliminate a paid Holiday for public workers?

Nah?

Didn´t think so.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 4/21/2014 6:27:44 PM     (No. 9819266)

I ask the last American to leave, please remove the flag.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: trapper, 4/21/2014 6:33:21 PM     (No. 9819273)

How about "Worthless Stone-age Cultures That Didn´t Even Have The Wheel Day?"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 4/21/2014 6:35:00 PM     (No. 9819274)

This is an Onion article, right? Because if true, America is officially finished, rotted from the inside by cultural self-loathing and unchecked political correctness.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 4/21/2014 6:54:44 PM     (No. 9819295)

Hey, Minneapolis, name it Eric the Red Day, after the kick-butt raping and pillaging Viking white guys who got to America and Minneapolis hundreds of years before Columbus? Embrace your Nordic heritage! Skol!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 4/21/2014 6:54:47 PM     (No. 9819296)

Shorten it to Red Day, or Marx´s Day, to be truthful.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/21/2014 7:08:39 PM     (No. 9819308)

I see in an article elsewhere on Lucianne that Chicago school kids that the blacks arrived here first.
How does that fit in with First People Day?
The world is nuts.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: leonardo, 4/21/2014 7:53:22 PM     (No. 9819341)

Minnesotans place fools into City Council and other leadership positions who perfectly reflect their own innate stupidity. Do Jesse Ventura and Al Franken ring a bell? It is quite understandable that leaders of other nations have lost confidence in America and the American people when losers like Obama, Reid, Ventura, Franken, Pelosi (the list of such fools and incompetents is LONG) can be elected. Sure glad that I don´t live there.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/21/2014 8:33:30 PM     (No. 9819371)

Maybe they spend too much time indoors thinking because it´s so cold in Minneapolis.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 4/21/2014 9:15:25 PM     (No. 9819416)

Screwballs...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: cThree, 4/21/2014 9:19:37 PM     (No. 9819421)

I have seen this ignorance worm its way through the secondary schools where I worked.

There seems to be no comprehension at all of the significance for the world of Columbus´s discoveries (yes, discoveries).

It´s arguably the most significant event in the history of man.

But we have ignoramuses pandering to grievance idiots. . . .

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kono, 4/21/2014 9:23:26 PM     (No. 9819426)

No branch of the human genome originated in the Americas. Every person who has ever lived on this continent either migrated here from somewhere else or is a descendant of an immigrant.

As such, "Indigenous Peoples Day" has no relevant meaning in this country´s history, and pols pushing for the PC name change are idiot-tools of the Left.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 4/21/2014 9:40:02 PM     (No. 9819440)

"Losers´ Day".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: kate318, 4/21/2014 10:13:43 PM     (No. 9819481)

Right on, #13, you are so correct. It´s like living in an alternate universe isn´t it? One in which all the people are hopelessly insane. Like Alice in Wonderland, but it´s not cute or clever. It´s horrifying.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: FLCracker, 4/21/2014 10:14:41 PM     (No. 9819482)

Discoverers´ Day.

Celebrate the discoverer of your choice.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 4/21/2014 10:31:28 PM     (No. 9819489)

Sure glad 9 doesn´t live here with that loser attitude. Seems to be under the impression that Ventura, Franken, Wellstone each won unanimously. Glad at least some of the riff raff doesn´t live here.

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