Nothing is more tiresome than well meaning wannabe intellectuals ruining things for everyone. I say “well meaning” to be kind but if you put a gun to my head I would say “people who want to feel smarter than everyone else”
Every thanksgiving we have to hear from these cretins about how we shouldn’t celebrate it because the poor poor peaceful Indians had their land stolen away and blah blah blah blah. Listen up you numbskulls…to some FACTS, and then shut your face and let the rest of the U.S. have one days peace.
1-THANKSGIVING…Is the celebration of ONE specific event. It is not the celebration of the total sum and result of whiteys interaction with the Indians. You respect and love them so much…you should be 100% on board with celebrating a time when whitey and the Indians were living peacefully…unless of course you are just full of crap and trying to feel smarter than everyone else. On a side note- YES I CALLED THEM INDIANS…and before you open your pie hole about how this is a term the white man gave them and they should be called “native Americans” ….WHITEY NAMED THIS LAND “AMERICA” DUMBASS…NOT THEM…SO CALLING THEM “NATIVE AMERICANS” IS NO DIFFERENT….you are still calling them what whitey named them.
2- These where not poor peaceful people who were fooled and hand their land stolen…you condescending dope. If I were an Indian I’d punch you in the mouth. Everything that walks or crawls on this EARTH UNDERSTANDS WHAT TERRITORY IS. So just save that line of B.S. about how they didn’t understand that they were selling their land. BECAUSE…They we AT WAR WITH EACH OTHER FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS BEFORE WE EVER SHOWED UP…OVER LAND. In FACT they continued to fight with each other over land and territory, thinking the white man would die off of could be disposed of later…after they had served their purpose i.e. supplying weapons, horses, dry goods. IN FACT they fought on the side of evil whitey when it served a purpose…that purpose being screwing over a rival tribe, all the way past the civil war.
3-There was a guy, a white man, who towards the end of the Indian wars wanted to make peace. He wanted to turn U.S. policy towards the Indians around 180 degrees. He was committed to this and was planning on running for president AND as a decorated war hero was thought to be a shoe in for the job…AND his ideals and message was resonating with the average citizen. His name was Custer…all that was left of him during his final meeting with the Indians was a glove. He was ambushed and slaughtered…history shows this was a questionable course of action for the Indians as the entire country then said “okay…yeah..f*ck these guys”.
SO…the Indians were not any smarter, dumber, kinder, meaner, more peaceful or more war like than any other color of human being, they just ended up on the short end of the stick, Partially because of the white man BUT ALSO partially because of their own petty rivalries, short sightedness, and bad luck.
NOT THAT ANY OF THAT HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH ONE SPECIFIC EVENT IN HUMAN HISTORY WHERE TWO DIFFERENT PEOPLES GOT TOGETHER PEACEFULLY. WHICH IS WHAT WE ARE ALL TRYING TO CELEBRATE WHILE YOU TRY TO ARGUE. You …are the asshole. Now, shut up and pass the turkey.