“Though our mode of life has greatly changed, this custom has always survived,” said President Calvin Coolidge in his 1923 Thanksgiving Proclamation.
While many presidential Thanksgiving proclamations are worth revisiting in 2020, President Grover Cleveland’s 1888 proclamation is especially resonant.
The losses we have experienced because of COVID-19 help us better understand the Pilgrims. Their courage and faith to give thanks despite their hardships can encourage us to give thanks in 2020.
Revisionist histories are nearly always written (or posted to the internet) with an agenda in mind — it’s no different for the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving.
Freedom is still the reason to come to America and the reason to stay. It’s still something to be thankful for and something to fight for.
About 30 minutes before Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s flight took off, he tweeted, ‘Avoid travel, if you can’ in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is giving schools the green light to interrogate students about their Thanksgiving activities following the break.
The fliers are still arriving in the mail and the festive doorbuster commercials are rolling, but Black Friday this year just isn’t the same.
Anthony Fauci says it’s because people are not following his guidance that they ought to be punished by being alone and away from family on the holidays. Go punish yourself, but not us.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich talks voter fraud, foreign policy in the Biden administration, the future of the Republican party on The Federalist Radio Hour.
More than eight months after “15 days to flatten the curve,” so-called experts are bidding us avoid family at all costs this Thanksgiving, lest we die.
From the very beginning, the American tradition of Thanksgiving has become an annual celebration of the glass half full even when it’s leaking.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is encouraging citizens to call the police on their neighbors who violate her latest executive order on holiday gatherings.
Despite many universities ending the semester early or moving online, the CDC is recommending college students stay away from their families this Thanksgiving.
While praise, joy, contrition, and love are all important affections for worship, gratitude is the most important worship affection.
More than anything else, I am sick of politicians and pundits telling me I don’t have the right of risk when risk is part of freedom.
Many police offers I know are using their discretion to refrain from strictly enforcing sanctimonious and unconstitutional edicts amid a moral panic.
While the Pilgrims gave us the first Thanksgiving, which we celebrate each year, they provided us with an even more important legacy to be celebrated, the Mayflower Compact.
“The hypocrisy among government officials is just rampant,” said Kylee Zempel on this epsiode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
It’s a special occasion, so this Thanksgiving we’re doing an apple-based whiskey as well as an orange one.
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