April 25, 2018

Democrat Lawmaker Arrested for Trying to Shut Down Black Friday Shopping.

A Democrat state lawmaker in Missouri was among seven arrested in St. Louis on Friday as part of an anti-Black Friday protest. Missouri Democrat state Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. was arrested for partaking in the protest that shut down the St. Louis Galleria for about half an hour Friday afternoon, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. […]

Greenfield: Why the Left Hates Thanksgiving

Gratitude has become a partisan issue. Senator Schumer wants to argue about tax reform at Thanksgiving dinner. And he has a handy chart for lefties to take along and wave at their more conservative relatives while screeching about the 1 percent. In an article titled, “The Case for Ruining Thanksgiving,” GQ Magazine urges its readers to […]

What We’re Thankful For: Happy Thanksgiving From The Townhall Team.

The editorial team here at Townhall would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving. Here’s some of the things we’re thankful for in 2017: *** They say gratitude it the key to happiness, and boy do I believe that is true. This Thanksgiving, and always, I am grateful for my wonderful family (including the […]

Trump Mentions ‘God’ 9 Times In Thanksgiving Message – Here’s How Many Times Obama Did The Same.

President Tump released his Thanksgiving message to the country Thursday morning. The message included a full-throated defense of his policies, the military and the future of the country. The president mentioned “God” nine times and “prayer” twice in his message. Trump asked the nation multiple times to “thank God” in “prayer” and recalled the story […]

President Donald Trump’s 2017 Thanksgiving Proclamation.

President Donald Trump issued his Thanksgiving proclamation, urging Americans to thank God for all of their many blessings. Read the full text of the proclamation below: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Thanksgiving Day, as we have for nearly four centuries, Americans give thanks to Almighty God for our […]

First Thanksgiving? How We Got the Pilgrim Story All Wrong

Spoiler: Thanksgiving has not always been about food and football. Perhaps this is not a shocking revelation. Given our steady arc toward holiday commercialization, we have long departed from the origins of this annual event. Still, our Novembers are dotted with the intimations of a historic past: Pilgrims dressed in amusing hats, cornucopias overflowing with […]

Here’s Why We Should Still Celebrate the Pilgrims at Thanksgiving.

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 nauseating affair,” one that […]

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