George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation Of 1789


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Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789

By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation.

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and – Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me “to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness:”

Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next, to be devoted by the people of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be; that we may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country previous to their becoming a nation; for the signal and manifold mercies and the favor, able interpositions of His providence in the course and conclusion of the late war; for the great degree of tranquillity, union, and plenty which we have since enjoyed; for the peaceable and rational manner in which we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness, and particularly the national one now lately instituted; for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed, and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge; and, in general, for all the great and various favors which He has been pleased to confer upon us.

And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations, and beseech Him to pardon our national and other trangressions; to enable us all, whether in public or private stations, to perform our several and relative duties properly and punctually; to render our National Government a blessing to all the people by constantly being a Government of wise, just, and constitutional laws, discreetly and faithfully executed and obeyed; to protect and guide all sovereigns and nations (especially such as have shown kindness to us), and to bless them with good governments, peace, and concord; to promote the knowledge and practice of true religion and virtue, and the increase of science among them and us; and, generally, to grant unto all mankind such a degree of temporal prosperity as He alone knows to be best.

Given under my hand at the City of New York the third day of October in the year of our Lord 1789.

Go. Washington

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*VIDEOS* Saints & Strangers: The True Story Of Plymouth Colony And The First Thanksgiving

PART 1

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PART 2

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*MOVIES* Your Daley Gator Top Five Films For Thanksgiving


A CHARLIE BROWN THANKSGIVING (1973)

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MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1947)

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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES (1987)

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HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (1995)

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SCENT OF A WOMAN (1992)

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Turkey Day plus one round up

I do not do my Rule 5 or links posts like I should anymore, but here you are, an overdue Link-A-Round. Click the links and be amazed at what you might see. some politics, some humor, some fun, and yes, just to antagonize Feminuts and overly Social Conservatives, some pics of hot women

A Nod to The Gods 

Soylent Siberia NSFW!

American Power

Bearing Arms

Girls Just Wanna Have Guns

He’s Pretty Fly….

1389

90 Miles From Tyranny

A Man, A Dog, and A Gun

A Trainwreck in Maxwell

A View From the Beach

Among the Joshua Trees

Angry Mike

Bare Naked Islam

Barking Moonbats

Blackmailers Don’t Shoot

Blazing Cat Fur

Blogsense by Barb

Bluebird of Bitterness

The Brenner Brief

Bring the Heat

Bob Belvedere

Captain’s Journal

Conservative Hideout

Cordite in the Morning

The Daily Pundit

Daniel Greenfield

Doug Giles

Doug Powers

Doug Ross

Dustbury

Fuzzy Logic

Gay Patriot

Grandpa John

Postal Dog

Big Fur Hat

I’M 41

Intellectual Froglegs

It Ain’t Holy Water

JWF

Lee Stanahan

Becca Lower

Mad Jewess

Maggie’s Notebook

American Perspective

Michelle Malkin

Moonbattery

Motor City Times

New Media Journal

Nice Deb

Old Virginia

Pirates Cove

Pitsnipes Gripes

Proof Positive

Randy’s Roundtable

Reaganite Republican

Rio Norte Line

Saberpoint

Say Anything

Sentry Journal

That Mr. G Guy

Classic Liberal

Last Tradition

Lonely Conservative

The Other McCain

The Right Scoop

Right Way

Theo Spark

What Would the Founders Think?

Wine Women and Politics

Woddsterman

Wyblog

Zion’s Trumpet

Barn O Rama

Bro My God

Busted Coverage

The Chive

COED

Double Trouble

Feral Irishman

Hookers and Booze

I Love Bacon

Knuckledraggin

Miss K

TC Mag

Bad Sentinel

 

 

The Left’s “Thanksgiving is about Genocide” BS

Donald Douglas looks at the fanaticism of the Left where Thanksgiving is concerned. If you think about it these reactions are not surprising. Thanksgiving combines so many things the radical Left despises. Capitalism, faith, eating animals, and American cultural tradition. No wonder the Moonbats are squawking

 

 Twitchy rounds up some of the other vile leftist attacks on Thanksgiving today. See, “Cher refuses to celebrate Thanksgiving, calls it ‘beginning of a great crime’.”

Also, “MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow says Thanksgiving is really all about the genocide.”

More at Truth Revolt, “MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow Calls Thanksgiving a Celebration of Genocide.”

But see Michael Medved, “Reject the Lie of White ‘Genocide’ Against Native Americans.” And Guenter Lewy, “Were American Indians the Victims of Genocide?

These examples prove that I am correct when I say Liberalism is an ideology for bitter, pessimistic people. They truly revel in believing negative things, hating America, and feeling like victims.