Browsing All posts tagged under »National Day of Thanksgiving«

FLASHBACK: Book Exposes The Time FDR Messed With Thanksgiving (And Regretted It)

November 26, 2021 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The holiday of Thanksgiving is under a yearly attack from liberals who find the holiday a hateful “day of mourning.” But a new book on the history of the day finds it’s not the first time Thanksgiving has been under fire. Melanie Kirkpatrick’s Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience has […]

Thus, Out Of Small Beginnings…

November 25, 2021 by

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“To be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor…” By Mark Alexander ~ “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” —Psalm 100:4-5 Fellow […]

On Thanksgiving, Let’s Give Thanks To God

November 25, 2021 by

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By Lee Edwards ~ One may be tempted, almost, to say there is little reason to give thanks on a day when so many have died from a deadly virus, when the memory of an endless war in a distant land still stings, and when a majority of Americans think the country is headed in […]

As One Small Candle May Light a Thousand…

November 26, 2020 by

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“To … the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.” ~ Mark Alexander ~ “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” […]

The Real Truth About Thanksgiving!

November 28, 2019 by

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Read this factual, in depth, article on the Thanksgivings that started before America was founded and up to the present day. “National” Days of Thanksgiving From American Minute with Bill Federer. https://myemail.constantcontact.com/-NATIONAL–Days-of-Thanksgiving.html?soid=1108762609255&aid=0cTZVhdfA4c Let me know what you think; your honest opinion, please. Thank you very much! —ed  

With Gratitude and Thanksgiving

November 28, 2019 by

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We reflect this day upon how blessed we really are.  ~ Mark Alexander ~    “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” —Psalm 100:4-5 Fellow Patriots, too often […]

Happy Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2019 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Thursday, is American Thanksgiving Day. So we wish our American fans a very happy “Turkey Day”. Today’s cartoon was meant to be a joke, but the joke is based on the idea that the native peoples did not see the threat posed to their way of life by undocumented immigrants. […]

Media Check Our Thanksgiving Privilege, Tout ‘Day Of Mourning’

November 26, 2019 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ It’s that time of year again, when the cold bitter truth about our wretched Thanksgiving holiday must be brought to the surface. Rather then let today’s Americans celebrate a day of gratitude for our blessed lot in life in this successful, multicultural country, we must fixate on North America’s first bloody […]

The Surprising Story Of The First Thanksgiving

November 23, 2018 by

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By Katrina Trinko and Daniel Davis ~ Thanksgiving is a special day in this country, not just because of the turkey and football and relatives, but also because of the historical memory that lies at the heart of it. The story of the pilgrims and the Indians is our national story, which means we’d better […]

With Gratitude and Thanksgiving

November 22, 2018 by

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“Enter His gates with thanksgiving…” By Mark Alexander  ~      “Enter His gates with thanksgiving, and His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.” —Psalm 100:4-5 Fellow Patriots, sometimes the din of contentious media chatter […]

Alt-Left Insanity: We Should Have Let Pilgrims ‘Freeze To Death’

November 24, 2017 by

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By Dan Gainor ~ Note: Normal people might find some of this offensive. (We hope. Dear Lord, please!) Welcome to one of the holidays liberals hate the most — Thanksgiving. When the alt-left isn’t hating on Christopher Columbus, bashing Christmas, disrespecting veterans or undermining the national anthem, they find time to target a national day […]

Here’s Why We Should Still Celebrate The Pilgrims At Thanksgiving

November 21, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ For most American families, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, eat delicious food, and perhaps watch some football. But not everyone is pleased with the celebration of this holiday, and some have taken to maligning its “originators,” the Pilgrims. An editorial in Al Jazeera labeled Thanksgiving a “thoroughly […]

Thanksgiving – A Day For Thank You Notes?

November 26, 2016 by

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By Dr. Robin McFee ~ “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.”  ~   Meister Eckhart Of all the holidays we celebrate as Americans, Thanksgiving couldn’t come a moment too soon! Perhaps influenced by the yearlong divisiveness of politics, which unlike any other election cycle I can […]

The Federal Regulations That Affect Your Thanksgiving Foods

November 25, 2016 by

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By Diane Katz ~ This being the fourth Thursday of November, we turn our attention to the abundance on our tables and the blessings in our lives. (There is also no small number of folks who are deeply grateful for the end of election season.) Let us also give thanks that the Obama administration will […]

How To Avoid Liberal Articles Instructing You How To Talk To Your Family At Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016 by

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By Matt Philbin ~ Thanksgiving is upon us, and so are the seemingly endless articles about the dread of meeting politically incompatible relatives across the dinner table and [shudder] actually conversing with them. Call it the insufferable encountering the unimpressed. For most of American history, we’ve managed this discomfiture by acting like adults, being civil […]

Thanksgiving Day – A Needed Reminder To Count Our Blessings?

November 25, 2015 by

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By Dr. Robin McFee ~ “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” Meister Eckhart If ever there was an American Tradition that is, well as American as apple (or pumpkin) pie, it is Thanksgiving Day. Rich or poor, young or old, regardless of ethnicity or religion, […]

Memories of Thanksgiving’s Past

November 22, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ This Thanksgiving Day I will dine alone. I will think about what I have to give thanks for—my health, the fact that I have seen 75 Thanksgiving Days come and go, a life with few regrets—but my day will be a sad one, not for myself, but for my nation. I […]

On Thanksgiving

November 22, 2012 by

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By Nancy Salvato ~ Looking at the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia Beach coast, I occasionally see US Navy ships on the horizon, F-18 Hornets flying in formation, the Coast Guard helicopter overhead, and porpoise darting in and out of the waves; it’s just a part of the scenery.  Having lived in Glenview, Illinois, in […]

Thankless Regulations an Affront to Pilgrims

November 22, 2012 by

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By Diane Katz ~ After 66 days of turbulent sailing across the Atlantic, the Pilgrims were understandably eager to touch land at Plymouth Rock. But before allowing themselves to alight, they gathered to sign the “Mayflower Compact,”by which they pledged to “combine ourselves together into a civil body politic, for our better ordering and preservation…and […]

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2011 by

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By Julia Shaw This Thursday, millions of families will celebrate Thanksgiving with roasted turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, and (with only a slight amount of guilt) another piece of pumpkin pie. But in early America, days of Thanksgiving weren’t always about food. Reflecting American religious practice, Presidents and Congresses from the beginning of the republic have […]

Angelina Jolie Refuses to Celebrate Thanksgiving: It’s a Story of Murder

November 26, 2010 by

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By Noel Sheppard Today’s “You’re Really a Turkey” award goes to actress Angelina Jolie who according to a friend so despises Thanksgiving that she’s intentionally out of the country. The gossip website Popeater is also reporting that Jolie feels Americans are celebrating a story of murder (h/t Big Hollywood): “Angelina Jolie hates this holiday and […]

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

November 26, 2010 by

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From The Editors at Family Security Matters George Washington’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving, October 3, 1789. General Thanksgiving BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES of AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly […]

The Origins of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2010 by

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We do not celebrate Thanksgiving here in Australia, but that does not mean I do not understand the importance of an occasion like this. Thanksgiving was yesterday, I know, but what I wanted to do as an exercise was to show these three separate posts so that readers can compare them. The first is this […]

American Minute – Battle of Gettysburg

July 3, 2008 by

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D.C. panicked - 70,000 Confederate troops were 60 miles away. After 3 furious days the Confederates were pushed back. The Battle of Gettysburg ended 7/03/1863. Over 50,000 casualties. President Abraham Lincoln confided: "When everyone seemed panic-stricken...I went to my room... got down on my knees before Almighty God & prayed." ...