By Thom Hartmann
We live in a culture that includes the principle that if somebody else has something we need, and they won't give it to us, and we have the means to kill them to get it, it's not unreasonable to go get it, using whatever force we need to.
That is, after all, our history, which we celebrate on Columbus Day. It need not be our future.
For more on the subject, see Why We Believe in Columbus and What a Native Utopia Looks Like.
P.S. The "?" stands for a character that isn't readable. I don't know what it's supposed to be.
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