Category Archives: Holidays

Veterans Day Weekend 2017

Saturday is Veterans Day, a day on which we honor and salute all who currently serve as well as all who have served in defense of our nation down through history.

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Halloween Cultural Appropriation

Colleges and schools across the country are instructing students how to not commit the crime of “cultural appropriation” this Halloween.

What is cultural appropriation? Apparently, it’s

the taking of intellectual property, knowledge, and cultural expression from someone else’s culture without permission. [emphasis added to quotes]

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Columbus Day Weekend

On Monday the United States celebrates Columbus Day, a national holiday. On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the New World.

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Celebrate September, 2017!

The alt-left in California are changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day, so to follow suit, let’s dispense with celebrations that bear more than a whiff of alt-left-like “direct action.” Created by socialists, Labor Day sounds more like something the former Soviet Union would celebrate than the good old USA. Seeing as how all things Russian are on the outs, let’s instead call this three-day holiday weekend a celebration of the end of summer.

Let’s celebrate September.

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Happy Independence Day 2017 — Weekend Open Thread

On Tuesday we celebrate the founding of our nation. The Fourth of July commemorates

the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire.

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Flag Day 2017

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Memorial Day Weekend 2017

This weekend, we remember those who gave their last full measure of devotion so that we may remain free and continue to enjoy the blessings of the greatest Republic this world has ever known:

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time. Continue reading