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Warning: This post was published more than 10 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 10 years since I wrote this post.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Many thanks for your understanding.

After holding my own in the non-aligned category of Iain Dale’s political blog rankings, I’m amused to see that overall I’ve dropped from being the 69th best political blog in the UK to, err, 198th. I guess you can’t win ’em all.

This week’s Gazette post was another eerily familiar one, though this one’s been reheated so many times now I fear it’s lost all nutritional value. Ah, well…

This 1,216th post was filed under: Notes, Site Updates, Writing Elsewhere.






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Comments and responses

Comment from Mort Karman


by Mort Karman

Comment posted at 23:10 on 1st October 2007.

Columbus Day is soon upon us here in the USA.
The American Indian movement has long sought to discredit the day saying it was the beginning of the end for Native Americans.
My squaw and I disagree and say all Native American (red) Indians should also celebrate this man.
Columbus is considered to be one of the greatest white European navigators of all time.
He did not discover America.
He sailed to the island of Hispaniola and thought he found India. So he called the people he met Indians.
Port Au Prince is several thousand miles from Bombay, so his navigation was way off.
Even I do not get lost by that much.
But the whites still say he was one of their best.
Every Red Indian should celebrate the day the white folks honour this man!


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