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Black Friday’s War on Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 23, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/23/2018 at 3:00pm
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A few years ago I remember listening to a random episode of the Rush Limbaugh Show live when Rush was on holiday and had a guest speaker sitting in from New York City. He did a segment on the much-ballyhooed “War on Christmas” that has been contentiously discussed on the right...

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A really quick Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 8:00pm 11/22/2018 at 8:00pm

I wasn’t planning on a “Thanksgiving” post.

This is a late in the day inspiration, now that we have returned home from a relative’s house and I’m fighting my best to keep from falling asleep.

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George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 5:00pm 11/22/2018 at 5:00pm

This is one of my favorite pieces of American history. It speaks so much to who we are and who we are meant to be as a people. And that’s why I post it every year.

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation written in 1789 is essential holiday reading. The colonies frequently set,...

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Trump Pardons ‘Peas’ and ‘Carrots’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 22, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/22/2018 at 1:00pm
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Tuesday, President Trump pardoned two turkeys — Peas and Carrots.

This year, voters selected the turkey to be pardoned via a poll on the White House’s official website.
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Thanksgiving is not for telling your angry uncle he’s wrong, it’s about loving him anyway

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 9:43pm 11/21/2018 at 9:43pm

Around this time every year, coastal media trot out a series of articles “preparing” a very particular set of readers for encounters with opinions unlike their own, which says more about them than the subject of their writing, but anyway…

This year is no different, except for the fact that their attempts...

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George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 3:00pm 11/23/2017 at 3:00pm

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation written in 1789 is essential holiday reading. The colonies frequently set, “aside days of thanksgiving, prayer, and fasting in response to significant events,” according to Mount Vernon‘s historical sources.

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Cranberries may become America’s next fertilizer

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/23/2017 at 1:00pm
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Happy Thanksgiving.

This year, I wanted to take an in-depth look at cranberries, which are second only to the turkey drumstick as the favorite component of my holiday meal.

The little, red sphere of tartness turns out to be only one of three fruits that naturally occur in North America (the other two...

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What Legal Insurrection Loves Most About Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 7:00am 11/23/2017 at 7:00am

From all of us at Legal Insurrection, to you, dear reader, we wish you the Happiest of Thanksgivings. May gratefulness and thanksgiving be your constant companions and may you enjoy the fullness and richness of blessings this life has so generously given.

We are truly thankful for you.

This year, our authors, editors,...

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President Trump officially pardons the Thanksgiving turkeys

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 8:30am 11/22/2017 at 8:30am
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Continuing the fun holiday tradition, President Trump pardoned two turkeys, named Wishbone and Drumstick, from becoming Thanksgiving dinner.

“I’m pleased to report that unlike millions of other turkeys at this time of the year, Drumstick has a very, very bright future ahead of him,” Trump said at the pardoning, with first lady...

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Did President Trump really rescind pardon of 5 Obama turkeys?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 20, 2017 at 8:30am 11/20/2017 at 8:30am
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I thought a great way to start Thanksgiving week at Legal Insurrection was to talk turkey about the American press!

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The Invisible Hand delivered your turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 3:00pm 11/24/2016 at 3:00pm

Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe, November 27, 2003, Giving thanks for the ‘invisible hand’:

Isn’t there something wondrous — something almost inexplicable — in the way your Thanksgiving weekend is made possible by...

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Philly Thanksgiving Advice: “Don’t Play Nice” With Trump Voters

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/24/2016 at 1:00pm
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At this time of year, we’re bombarded with articles about “How to talk to your family about politics at Thanksgiving” and this year it seems like there have been more than usual. I guess we can chalk that up to it being such a hard fought election.

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From the LI Team: What We’re Thankful For

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8:30am 11/24/2016 at 8:30am

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year.

Setting aside an entire four-day weekend to actively and collectively practice gratitude is an incredible part of our cultural heritage.

Because I do so love Thanksgiving, I asked the LI team to share their thoughts on this special day. Here’s what we’re...

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George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 7:00am 11/24/2016 at 7:00am

This is my favorite time of year. For a brief while the world is grateful. People are kind and patient; willing to look beyond themselves. There’s a collective sense of gratitude. What better place to be than a country who, from her conception, devoted time to thankfulness.

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President-Elect Trump’s Thanksgiving Message to the Nation

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 8:00pm 11/23/2016 at 8:00pm
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President-Elect Donald Trump released a video message for Thanksgiving, vowing to heal the wounds of the campaign and for the nation to come together:

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We are very blessed to call this nation our home. And that is what America is: it is our home. It’s where we raise...

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Keep Calm and Let Adele Save Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 6:30pm 11/26/2015 at 6:30pm

If you will, forget the last few decades of Saturday Night Live before watching this. This sketch busts out of the disappointing mold SNL has fashioned for itself as of late.

Much has been made about the political tension at the Thanksgiving dinner table. It’s ridiculous, but “How to talk to _________...

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Thanksgiving Moment of Zen: Exploding Turkey Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/26/2015 at 2:30pm

This Thanksgiving, don’t be the guy who lights his house on fire in an attempt to deep fry a turkey.

Just…don’t.


The Ultimate Deep Fried Turkey Fails Compilation by worldwideinterweb

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