BitHead provides an excellent featured piece on this important day. Please read it... you'll be glad you did.
This is a day that brings together the best of who we are as a secular nation, and the best of who we are as servants of God.
Though we struggle in our thought of independence to the extent that many outwardly disdain acknowledgment of God, as a whole (and to a greater extent historically) we still find ourselves taking the time to recognize that we have a good life here in the United States. That Providence (if we see it as such) has delivered us to the most blessed time of human intellect, engineering and liberty, is undeniable in my opinion.
Which leads us to explaining this: Thanksgiving doesn't really mean much if you don't know WHO should be thanked for [...]
A traditional Thanksgiving meal between two elementary schools in Claremont, California, has parents in an uproar over costumes.
The kindergarteners have long celebrated the holiday by dressing up as pilgrims and Native Americans and taking turns visiting the other school to share in a holiday feast, but parents this year are divided over what the costumes represent and whether they should be allowed at all.
Michelle Raheja, whose daughter is a kindergarten student, wrote to her teacher, â€œItâ€™s demeaning. Iâ€™m sure you can appreciate the inappropriateness of asking children to dress up like slaves (and kind slave masters), or Jews (and friendly Nazis) or members of any other racial minority group who has struggled in our nationâ€™s historyâ€¦ There is nothing [...]
Two big hits on prominant families this week. Mr. Shawshank One is Morgan Freeman. You may recall he was in an automobile accident earlier this week and was in serious condition. He was released later in the week after surgery with shoulder damage and a broken arm...
This morning I got a chance to see some clips from a new movie that will be in theaters on September 26, 2008. It’s called “Fireproof”. Here’s a synopsis from the web site: At work, inside burning buildings, Capt. Caleb Holt lives by the old...
House Republicans made the right choice today when they helped hold the line on Bush’s veto of the bill intended to ban waterboarding. Democrats are resting on the wrong principle here in trying to protect the rights of terrorists. They are convinced they are on...