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These teachers say they’re telling ‘true story’ of Thanksgiving. Some critics disagree.
News & Observer ^ | November 25, 2019 | T. Keung Hui

Posted on 11/26/2019 1:01:07 PM PST by Perseverando

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They have to hurry up and thoroughly indoctrinate those children so they will hate America as much as a devout Islamic jihadist. That is the only way to make a liberal happy.

For the rest of us:

Have a wonderful good old fashioned traditional American Thanksgiving with your friends and families. And give thanks to God for his wonderful gift of His Son, for freedom and for the shining light on a hill called America!


1 posted on 11/26/2019 1:01:07 PM PST by Perseverando
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To: Perseverando

Some people just love to rain on any parade that has Americans enjoying themselves. If you must have that conversation, then do it far away from the Thanksgiving Season, such as in April or May. Then, I might take you more seriously, vs being someone who wants to stomp out every spark of fun.


2 posted on 11/26/2019 1:05:20 PM PST by lee martell
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To: Perseverando

President Obama destroyed the real meaning of Thanksgiving, which is to thank God for His blessing on us individually and as a nation.

Every presidential proclamation up until Obama specifically referenced God’s providence to our country. Obama deleted reference to God, and instead made it about giving thanks to first responders and others.

More and more, I now see that type of faulty narrative being given as the reason for Thanksgiving—thanking other people rather than giving thanks to our Creator.


3 posted on 11/26/2019 1:07:43 PM PST by kaehurowing
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To: Perseverando

I don’t care, I just like turkey.


4 posted on 11/26/2019 1:07:44 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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To: Perseverando

“Keisha Worthey”

No need to even look.


5 posted on 11/26/2019 1:12:25 PM PST by GaryCrow
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To: Perseverando

Prior to 1863 states had their own Thanksgiving on different dates. Lincoln made it a national holiday on the last Thursday of November.


6 posted on 11/26/2019 1:13:11 PM PST by 4yearlurker (A big mouth doesn't make a big man.~John Wayne)
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To: Perseverando

I’m old enough to remember when you could go a whole day without reading or hearing the word “narrative.”


7 posted on 11/26/2019 1:13:53 PM PST by GCFADG (Pardon me.)
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Right on ...
https://twitter.com/keishagworthey
8 posted on 11/26/2019 1:14:59 PM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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“But historically we know what happened to the indigenous population in America. What happened to them? They were killed. …

What Worthey neglects to mention is they were killed by diseases which were unknown to science and medicine and any of the early explorers, fishermen and settlers at the time. The loaded question is asked in a hate America context of guilt attributed to the Pilgrims not as an unfortunate side effect of civilizations meeting. The teacher missed that message.

9 posted on 11/26/2019 1:19:01 PM PST by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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To: Perseverando

She should have compared the pilgrims to today’s Mexicans and muslims.


10 posted on 11/26/2019 1:21:52 PM PST by o-n-money (https://www.youtube.com/llwatch?v=4HLGEARa8xk)
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To: Perseverando

If these “educators” want to teach the correct history of Thanksgiving, they will teach how the American Indians helped the Pilgrims get started and the Pilgrims invited them to share because of the help...

If the “educators” want to teach about how the colonialists and American Indians lived their lives through time...

They will teach about the Indians who sided with the French during the French and Indian War and which Indians sided with the British...

They will teach about the Indians who sided with the Americans during our Revolution... They will teach about the Indians who sided with the British...

“Educators” if they are honest, will take the interactions of Colonialists and Indians overall, both good and bad...


11 posted on 11/26/2019 1:21:59 PM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC.....Patriotically Correct)
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“Our question for the day is how do we frame the narrative ....But historically we know what happened to the indigenous population in America. ...They were killed."

The "story" perhaps then is, Keisha, that I bet the Indians wish they had really good border security, did not have open borders, were not fighting each other all the time, and were able to clearly know who they were letting into "their" land.

12 posted on 11/26/2019 1:22:23 PM PST by PGR88
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The teacher didn’t “miss” anything. Your facts do not fit the narrative, and thus were discarded.

These assholes know exactly what they’re attempting to do. We simply need to continue confronting them with the facts and the truth and not just ignore them.

They are intentionally poisoning the minds of our youth. Why do we let them get away with this?


13 posted on 11/26/2019 1:22:54 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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President Obama destroyed the real meaning of Thanksgiving, which is to thank God for His blessing on us individually and as a nation.

And the bounty they enjoyed after they abandoned the communal system and embraced private property rights and free market capitalism.

14 posted on 11/26/2019 1:23:15 PM PST by MileHi (Liberalism is an ideology of parasites, hypocrites, grievance mongers, victims, and control freaks.)
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To: Perseverando

The pilgrims were thanking God even though almost half of them died. They brought the good news to a new nation. Today when we celebrate thanksgiving we are giving thanks to God.


15 posted on 11/26/2019 1:26:35 PM PST by Raycpa
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To: 4yearlurker

Then FDR changed it to the third Thursday in November to lengthen the Christmas shopping season for the merchants.

Families were split, observing Thanksgiving on different days depending whom they voted for.

Nowadays the T-day battleground is Debbie Downer vs `crazy rightwing uncle’, or else it’s Mom & Dad vs their new SJW college monsters.


16 posted on 11/26/2019 1:28:34 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Perseverando

“Natives” were killing each other in obscene and horrible ways long before white man came around. We just happened to bring a whole lot of disease and fire-water that they had not experienced before.


17 posted on 11/26/2019 1:31:53 PM PST by vpintheak (Leftists are full of "Love, peace" and bovine squeeze.)
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To: PGR88
The "story" perhaps then is, Keisha, that I bet the Indians wish they had really good border security, did not have open borders, were not fighting each other all the time, and were able to clearly know who they were letting into "their" land.

Law abiding Americans agree!

18 posted on 11/26/2019 1:32:30 PM PST by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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To: kaehurowing
For an accurate historical account how Thanksgiving began: Pilgrims' Thanksgiving to God
19 posted on 11/26/2019 1:33:24 PM PST by Perseverando (Liberals, Progressives, Islamonazis, Statists, Commies, DemoKKKrats: It's a Godlessness disorder.)
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To: JBW1949

What saved the Pilgrims was they abandoned the “commune” lifestyle, sharing the labor to plant and harvest. The lazy ones didn’t work, and they almost starved. They then divided the land and each had to produce his/her own food. Then they prospered. Test of Socialism. Big fail.


20 posted on 11/26/2019 1:37:20 PM PST by TStro (Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6)
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