And, as one Rant deserves another!
Come on, ol' Chris just did what most anyone in his time would have done, given the opportunity... with the exception of the slaves he shipped back to Europe, targets of genicide, the totally destitute and utterly powerless...
Hey--just like our times!
Okay... the Corporate slavers are better at covering their tracks these days, but just about as effective in convincing those they exploit, sell into prostitution, whose houses they steal and leave to die--that they're really the good guys, the backbone of the American Dream, scorge of Tearists everywhere, builders of Casinos where Joe Six Pack can send his grandma to spend her last days trying to win a gazillion bucks at the one armed bandits!
Neil Bluhm--get the fuck out of Philadelphia, go back to Chicago and give someone worthy a couple hundred mil to save the Cubbies and Wrigley Field! Come on, Neil... even you can make a difference!
so... Reconsider Columbus Day