I work for a NYS educational institution that, curiously, expects students to attend          classes on Veterans’ Day and gives the same students Columbus Day off. Then I got this e-card which informs me just why these students need this explorer’s day off.

I get it now.


  1. As one of those students I can’t say I’m upset for a break but I have to agree. Why Columbus Day? Its come to be popular knowledge that he wasn’t the “first” to arrive and our tactics of aquiring this land were less than noble. I guess it has just become “American” to celebrate greed and agression.

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