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Columbus Day
What small dog electronic think about Columbus day

Small Dog Electronics will be open on Monday. We do not celebrate Columbus Day and at the risk of creating another "global warming" controversy, I'll go into a little rant here. I think that Columbus Day is an offensive and racist holiday. Columbus didn't discover jack diddly squat. Everywhere Columbus landed there existed indigenous people. His reaction to those people was to torture and enslave them with the ultimate result of one of the worse cases of genocide in the history of the world. Columbus never touched North America, was not the first outsider to visit any of the places he visited and his visits were not welcomed by the native peoples. If an alien species came to earth and zapped us with their ray guns and took our families off to their planet as slaves, I don't think we would be celebrating Alien Day with parades and the closing of the post office and banks.