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  • I’m Thankful Thanksgiving Offends All the Worst People

    11/28/2021 6:21:47 AM PST · by blam · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-28-2021 | John Nolte
    Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Turkey, stuffing, pie, four-day weekend… What’s not to love? But what makes Thanksgiving especially enjoyable are all the neurotic and narcissistic whiners who use the holiday to pretend they’re not Nazis. Nobody stole your land, you godless crybaby. Nobody slaughtered you or anyone you know, you squealing little gerbil. Why don’t you cry some more, bitch, while I add another dollop of whipped cream onto this fat slice of sweet potato pie. Yes, it’s these whiners who remind me of just how good life is in America. Imagine a country where life is...
  • Black Friday crowds return, but discounts are not what they used to be

    11/27/2021 11:40:27 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Nypost ^ | 11/27/2021 | Eillen AJ Connolly
    Despite fewer juicy deals, Black Friday shoppers dutifully opened their wallets, and for the first time ever, online sales fell as crowds returned to stores. Holiday-hungry consumers spent $8.9 billion online Friday, according to Adobe Analytics. That was a slight drop from $9 billion last year.
  • Stray bullet kills man eating Thanksgiving dinner inside home

    11/27/2021 8:46:32 AM PST · by WeaslesRippedMyFlesh · 24 replies
    msn ^ | 11/27/2021 | staff
    AThanksgiving dinner turned tragic inside a Pennsylvania home when a 25-year-old man was shot and killed by a stray bullet that pierced through a window, CBS Philly reports. The man, Edilberto Miguel Palaez Moctezuma, was eating Thanksgiving dinner with his family at the time and had nothing to do with the shooting, according to authorities. "A sad scene, man. It was a sad scene, very bad," said William Holmes, a resident of Norristown, where the shooting took place. "Sitting in there, you know, with your family for Thanksgiving and you would never expect for anything like that," Holmes said. [snip]
  • Colleges nationwide mark Thanksgiving with 'Day of Mourning' messages

    11/26/2021 2:53:50 AM PST · by blueplum · 14 replies
    Fox ^ | 25 November 2021 | Adam Sabes | Fox News
    One email told students they 'must' recognize that Thanksgiving is a day of mourning for many community members The George Washington University Student Association sent an email to students on Monday stating that "Thanksgiving day is a reminder of the genocide of millions of Native people." The email was sent as part of a weekly newsletter from the student association... ...The alumni associations of the University of Maryland, Florida Gulf Coast University, Washington State University, Hiram College in Ohio and California State University, Long Beach participated in an event asking whether Americans should "reconsider" the Thanksgiving holiday... D.C. SCHOOL BOARD...
  • Andrew Cuomo Shares Thanksgiving Family Photo amid Scandals: ‘Thankful for My Girls’

    11/26/2021 11:51:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Nypost ^ | 11/26/2021 | Amy Furr
    Disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) posted a Thanksgiving message with a picture showing his mother and three daughters on Thursday. The 63-year-old stepped down from office after investigators with New York Attorney General Letitia James wrote a report concluding he sexually harassed 11 women, according to the Daily Mail.
  • New Documents Confirm Pilgrims, Indians Argued About Politics Over Thanksgiving Dinner

    11/26/2021 10:07:48 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | November 23, 2017 | The Babylon Bee
    U.S.—New documents recently uncovered by Smithsonian historians confirmed that the group of pilgrims and Indians who gathered for the first Thanksgiving argued vehemently about politics throughout the course of the meal. The newly discovered journal seems to indicate that just after giving thanks for the meal, one Pilgrim from England drank too much mead and began to rant about “making the colonies great again,” kicking off several hours of hostile glances, passive-aggressive remarks, and flat-out argumentation. “Apparently, Uncle Charles was asked to eat at the kids’ table after a tirade about how real patriots need to support King James I,...
  • White House Blocks Media Access to Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving Video Call with U.S. Troops

    11/26/2021 8:41:57 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/26/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House blocked media access to President Joe Biden’s video conference call with members of the armed forces on Thanksgiving. Biden traveled via his motorcade to the United States Coast Guard Station Brant Point in Nantucket to hold the traditional video conference call with the troops, but the press was not allowed in to watch him speak.
  • Joe Biden Thanksgiving: Turkey, Kale, and Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

    11/26/2021 7:44:13 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2021 | Charlie Spiering
    President Joe Biden was treated to his favorite treat for Thanksgiving dessert on Thursday — ice cream. The White House released details of the president’s Thanksgiving dinner, including thyme roasted turkey, roasted vegetables, sweet potatoes, kale, button mushrooms, and cranberry relish.
  • Los Angeles Public Schools Teach Students That Celebrating Thanksgiving Is Evil

    11/26/2021 6:48:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 26, 2021 | Spencer Lindquist
    LAUSD discouraged students from celebrating Thanksgiving, instead pushing division to erode the quintessential American holiday and undermine our traditions.The Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-largest public school district in the nation with more than 640,000 K-12 students enrolled, discouraged students from celebrating Thanksgiving this year, instead offering an alternative holiday in its place.The LAUSD Office of Human Relations, Diversity & Equity prepared a number of presentations called “Advisory Lessons” that push left-wing beliefs and are intended to be shown to students. The website also describes the need for teachers to talk to students about “power, privilege, oppression, and resistance.”Deconstructing...
  • Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis shares sweet Thanksgiving snap of himself with kids and wife Casey weeks after revealing her breast cancers diagnosis

    11/25/2021 12:06:54 PM PST · by RummyChick · 20 replies
    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis thanked his constituents for their 'outpouring of love and support' alongside a photo of his family posed on the steps of the Governor's Mansion this Thanksgiving, weeks after revealing his wife's breast cancer diagnosis. '@FLCaseyDeSantis and I have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, the outpouring of love and support from people across our great state, three beautiful, healthy children, and the bright future before Florida,' DeSantis wrote in a 9 am tweet. 'Have a Happy Thanksgiving and don't burn the turkey!' The message was accompanied by a holiday photo reminiscent of the Kennedy...
  • No, Thanksgiving Isn’t About ‘Genocide And Violence’

    11/26/2021 6:36:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 26, 2021 | Peter W. Wood
    The Pilgrims didn’t bring ‘genocide’ to America. They barely brought themselves, with half of their company dying that first winter, in 1620-21.Americans have a great and exuberant tradition that touches our sense of belonging and our pride in coming together. No, I am not referring to Thanksgiving, that festival of gratitude, generosity, and welcome. I am referring to the equally great and exuberant tradition of trash-talking other people. Supposedly we have reformed. Ethnic slurs that were once common have retreated to the dark corners of dive bars and the even darker corners of anti-social media. We live in a time...
  • AMERICA PRAYER VIGIL ~ November 26, 2021 *PRAYER*

    11/26/2021 6:20:00 AM PST · by norsky · 24 replies
    . | November 26, 2021 | Free Republic Intercessors
    Join together with fellow FREEPERS to pray for AMERICA: For those in Authority in Government, Family, Military, Business, Healthcare, Education, Churches, and the Media. I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession, and thanksgiving be made for everyone: for kings and all those in authority that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. ~ 1 Timothy 2:1-2 Religion Forum Threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Thankfulness

    11/26/2021 4:42:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | November 26, 2021 | Erick Erickson
    If you are a longtime reader, you will know my wife has lung cancer. It is not from smoking or radon or any environmental cause. When we first got married, due to my wife's family history of breast cancer, she had a prophylactic mastectomy. Sixteen years later, having thought we dodged a bullet, doctors diagnosed her with a genetic form of lung cancer. In fact, the day the Mayo Clinic called my wife, at roughly the same time, doctors were wheeling me into a cardiac ICU unit not expecting me to live. If I ever hear "the next 24 hours"...
  • How my Grandpa’s Thanksgiving Ghost Story He Tells Each Year Led to Us Uncovering 189-Year-Old ‘Murder Mystery’

    11/25/2021 9:15:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 25, 2021 | Chris Bradford
    A grandpa’s haunting Thanksgiving ghost story appeared to help two brothers uncover a near 200-year-old “murder mystery.” Bill and Frank Watson were told a chilling tale about 57 Irish immigrants who died at a railroad site in Pennsylvania during the cholera epidemic in 1832. The area is now known as “Duffy’s Cut” as the rail workers’ boss was named Philip Duffy. It is a stretch of tracks located around 30 miles from Philadelphia. The brothers were told the chilling tale by their grandpa – a railroad worker – every Thanksgiving. They believe the rail workers died violently and not from...
  • Video: Watch Thanksgiving Turkey Explode and Tips on How to Avoid Deep-Fry Disasters

    11/25/2021 9:01:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Staten Island Live ^ | Nov. 19, 2021 | Dr. Gracelyn Santos
    Every year around Thanksgiving, you hear of a turkey exploding in a deep fryer in someone’s backyard. Why does this happen and why are deep fryers still being sold, if it is such a dangerous practice? The biggest appeal of a deep frying a turkey is time — a turkey cooks faster if it’s deep fried, so the wait time from fryer to table isn’t as long as roasting it. Plus, deep frying seals in moisture, allowing the turkey to be incredibly juicy on the inside, while having the perfect crispiness on the outside. Clean up is a breeze. Thus,...
  • FBI solicits Thanksgiving dinner tips for Capitol riot suspects

    11/25/2021 6:50:34 PM PST · by libstripper · 66 replies
    Washington Examiner via MSN ^ | Nov. 25, 2021 | Daniel Chaitin
    The FBI is asking for an extra helping this Thanksgiving in tracking down people who were involved in the Capitol riot. The bureau's Chicago field office sent a tweet Thursday, stuffed with hashtags, requesting members of the public consider reporting fellow holiday dinner-goers if they look like someone who may have been involved in the unlawful entry and violence that took place in the nation's capital on Jan. 6. "See this smiling face at your table tonight? The #FBI continues to seek tips about those involved in the violence at the U. S. #CapitolBuilding on #January6th. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI with tips...
  • Trump: US Has 'Wonderful Future' Ahead

    11/25/2021 6:39:44 PM PST · by · 69 replies ^ | 25 November 2021 | Charlie McCarthy
    Former President Donald Trump issued a Thanksgiving Day message, telling Americans "do not worry, we will be great again." Trump issued his comment as progressive lawmakers remain focused on passing $2 trillion in social spending and climate legislation amid rising inflation, and on a partisan House select committee investigating events surrounding the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The country also is dealing with a surge of migrants at the southern border, critical race theory affecting school curricula, and recent high-profiled trials concerning fatal shootings with racial implications. Additionally, China and Russia have taken steps that seem to threaten U.S....
  • Thanksgiving: A Jewish Perspective

    11/25/2021 3:17:32 PM PST · by NetAddicted · 5 replies ^ | 2021/11/25 | Naftali Silberberg
    Login Contemporary Voices Personal Journeys Contemporary Stories Daily Life Fiction Chassidic Sci-Fi Fantasy Bookshelf Related Blogs Musing for Meaning Heaven Exposed: Kabbalistic Sci-Fi/Fantasy Dear Guad Jewish Practice Learning & Values Community & Family Inspiration & Entertainment More Sites Tools Contact Us|​Ask The Rabbi|​Donate ב"ה Inspiration & Entertainment Contemporary Voices Daily Life Meaning Behind the Mundane Thanksgiving: A Jewish Perspective By Naftali Silberberg We, the American citizenry, are a thankful lot. Our calendar is dotted with days when we express our gratitude to various individuals and entities. On Veterans Day, we thank the members of the Armed Forces for their dedicated...
  • Biden meets with Coast Guard on Thanksgiving

    11/25/2021 3:07:04 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2021 | Caroline Vakil
    President Biden and first lady Jill Biden met with Coast Guard service members on Thursday during Thanksgiving in Nantucket, Mass. "What am I thankful for? I'm not joking when I say I'm thankful for these guys," Biden said, according to CBS News.
  • The Atlantic Calls to Use Thanksgiving to ‘Deprogram’ or ‘Report’ Conservative Relatives

    11/25/2021 1:01:32 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2021 | Joshua Klein
    The Atlantic published an essay on the eve of Thanksgiving, calling on readers to utilize family Thanksgiving get-togethers to “deprogram” and sow doubt in conservative relatives, suggesting that one may even succeed in changing their mind or perhaps “need to report [them] to the FBI!” In an essay penned by Daily Beast contributing editor Molly Jong-Fast titled “Deprogram your relatives this Thanksgiving,” the left-wing pundit called the national celebration “terrible” and “no one’s idea of a great time,” though insisted using the time to “deprogram” relatives could make it worthwhile.