Posted: Jun 01, 2016 2:06 pm
by crank
Koolaid drinkers are more rife here than expected for a 'skeptics' forum. I haven't seen or read about the Stone history. For a well documented, very alternative view of US history, a far more honest, reliable view, you can't do much better than Howard Zinn's A Peoples History of the United States
You can watch actors and other public figures reading pieces from the book and its sources here. Or read the book here. An example of the history you won't be taught in school, on what Columbus wrought:
When he arrived on Hispaniola in 1508, Las Casas says, "there were 60,000 people living on this island, including the Indians; so that from 1494 to 1508, over three million people had perished from war, slavery, and the mines. Who in future generations will believe this? I myself writing it as a knowledgeable eyewitness can hardly believe it...."

It isn't at all difficult to understand how thoroughly the US population is propagandized, you only have to look at how the general consensus on the Israeli terrorist actions against the Palestinians is almost devoid of facts, a consensus manufactured in the media. A new movie is out about how much of a fiction this is, The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel's Public Relations War in the United States, the link is for the website for the film where you can watch it by supporting it. There is a good, 3-piece video on the film with Roger Waters of Pink Floyd on RealNews. The first part: