December 1, 2020

With Lockdowns, ‘Thanksgiving Is A Class C Misdemeanour,’ Says Mark Steyn

Fox News contributor Mark Steyn said Wednesday that with lockdowns across America, “Thanksgiving is a class C misdemeanour.” Steyn noted Democratic Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s draconian response to the holiday and that she “knows that to govern is to prioritize. In Portland, the anarchists have had the run of the city all year and unfortunately…

Rep. Ted Budd on Calls to Cancel Thanksgiving: ‘Liberal Politicians Want Freedom for Themselves, but Not for You’

House Republicans are speaking out following the Democrat calls to essentially cancel traditional Thanksgiving plans out of fear of the Chinese coronavirus, with one GOP lawmaker warning Americans that “liberal politicians want freedom for themselves, but not for you.” “Nov. 7: Democrat officials celebrate in the streets. Now: Democrat officials say citizens can’t celebrate Thanksgiving.…

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 […]

Here’s A Complete List of All The Terror Attacks Against Israelis Since Thanksgiving

In his final insult to the decades-long legacy of American leadership and moral fortitude, President Obama chose to castigate the Jewish State of Israel, America’s foremost ally in the Middle East, and abandon America’s policy of standing in solidarity with the Israelis. By exclusively focusing on the red herring of Jewish “settlements,” Obama and his Secretary […]

First Thanksgiving Feast Set Stage for Ezekiel Prophecy

The First Thanksgiving 1621, oil on canvas by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1899). The painting shows common misconceptions about the event that persist to modern times: Pilgrims did not wear such outfits, and the Wampanoag are dressed in the style of Native Americans from the Great Plains. (Wikimedia Commons) Thanksgiving as a secular holiday is […]

Trump Asks for Unity in Thanksgiving Message

With the election so close to the holidays, families and friends may be tempted to talk politics at the dinner table. Yet, President-elect Donald Trump released a video message this Thanksgiving Eve, urging for unity after such a bruising political campaign. “It’s my prayer that on this Thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and […]

ALERT: Two days before Thanksgiving, DHS issues NEW terror warning about…

As Americans across the nation travel to be with family and/or welcome the arrival of family members for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Department of Homeland security has issued a fresh terror warning to local police. Via Fox News: Fox News chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reported this afternoon on a new DHS terror warning to […]

Thanksgiving: the Perspective of an Immigrant

As an immigrant living in this country I decided to write this article on Thanksgiving day, something in my heart told me it was necessary. I am sure that millions of immigrants identify themselves with the following statements and share my opinions. As a child, my dream was to live in the United States -Thank […]

5 Facts You Should Know About Thanksgiving

  (Photo: Reuters) Performers prepare for a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. It’s that time of year again. Pumpkin pies, autumn leaves, cooler temperatures, football on the television, and reunions with extended kinfolk. Thanksgiving is a time of feasting and family, with blessings counted and calories ignored. Tens of millions of Americans travel […]

Most Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving As Christians

America may not officially be a “Christian nation,” but survey data makes it clear most Americans sharing Thanksgiving turkey and dressing in 2015 call themselves Christians of one kind or another. Eighty-two percent of more than 60,000 people interviewed last year by the Barna Group describe themselves as Christian. Forty-seven percent identify as Protestant, 20 […]

Obama Thanksgiving Address: Syrian Refugees Are Just Like Pilgrims – VIDEO

President Obama delivered his Thanksgiving address this morning, including a political lecture on Syrian refugees. He told Americans that Syrian refugees were just like the pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower. “In 1620, a small band of pilgrims came to this continent, refugees who had fled persecution and violence in their native land,” he […]

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