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Thanksgiving: What’s Important

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 …

Giving Thanks, for What?

Britt Hume a couple nights ago:

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, “It’s demeaning. I’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 nation’s history… There

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