Happy Killing of Captain Cook Day!
"On #February14 1779 #CaptainJamesCook of the #britishroyalnavy was killed by natives in Kealakekua Bay, on the Big Island of #Hawaii Cook was a #true #savage, who sailed across the world bringing #murder #rape #disease and #colonialism to native peoples all over the Pacific.
When he was killed, Cook was trying to #kidnap the Hawaiian Aliʻi (tribal chief) Kalaniʻōpuʻu in response to an unknown person stealing a small boat. In the process, he had threatened to open fire on the islanders.
At this point, the Hawaiians decided they had enough of Cook’s bullshit, threatened with mass murder and the kidnapping of one of their tribal leaders, the Hawaiian islanders finally gave this piece of shit what he deserved: a beatdown on the beach, and a knife to the chest. This put an end to a lifetime of predatory behavior and conquest of lands in the service to the british empire.
So how about instead of celebrating a boring consumerist holiday like Valentine’s Day, we celebrate something awesome, like the death of Captain Cook