…sand creek, then as now, ‘just a few bad apples’…

…not long before that infamous ‘just a few’ exceeds the population of any small european state…

Over at common dreams comes a post from Ned Blackhawk, Professor of History at Yale University, 150 Years Later, Two Universities Answer for Their Founder’s Role in the Sand Creek Massacre

Of course, as an unintended but stark reminder of genocide and ethnic cleansing on a massive scale, there is that US President who ‘graces’ its twenty dollar bill. History and the US$20 bill and an unending ‘just a few bad apples’.

…something of an essential ‘lest ye forget…’…

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