On Columbus Day, remember: We owe the discovery of America to Islam and Muslims

Without Islam, the United States would not exist.

That’s right: without Islam, the United States as we know it would not exist.

No, Reza Aslan has not knocked me over the head with a rock and taken over the writing of Jihad Watch, using my name. It’s absolutely true: if it weren’t for Islam and Muslims, the United States would not exist today.

Every schoolchild knows, or used to know before public school curricula became far too concerned with teaching microaggressions and diversity to bother with marginalia such as history, that in 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and discovered America.

Why did he sail the ocean blue? Because he was searching for a new, westward sea route to Asia.

Why was he searching for a new, westward sea route to Asia?

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Please send me, as a comment to this page, any old material you have for inclusion in The Daily Joke Alert - to help enable us all to have our fancy tickled regularly! Never mind the state it's in as I tidy everything up prior to publication. Don't let good material go to waste - and so much does. In the interests of the environment we should always try to re-cycle everything, especially jokes. You know that makes sense! You may find some historical stuff here, but this does not really matter as humor is fairly timeless.

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