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It's been largely played for laughs, but the coincidence of Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah is no laughing matter for many Jews, who are struggling to preserve the religious significance of the day while competing with holiday demands, football games and the starting gun for the year-end shopping rush.
This column is dedicated in remembrance of a holiday that encourages us to take a step back in order to gain clarity and perspective when giving thanks for all the blessings we have come to adore.
Five decades have passed since a gunman's bullet took the life of the 35th president, but the assassination in Dallas remains shrouded in myth, mystery and mendacity. Some still argue that grassy-knoll conspiracies ended the life of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Others, like the grieving widow Jacqueline Kennedy, still want the world to see "what Dallas has done to my husband." The conspiracy industry long ago outgrew the modest cottages where the tall tales were hatched.
Thousands gathered at Gettysburg on Tuesday to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's famous Gettysburg Address, but President Obama, who likes to make speeches, was not among them.
Since our nation's inception, prayer has played a vital role in our development. At the Constitutional Convention in 1787, after days of quarreling among the delegates, Ben Franklin stood up and called the assembly to say, "If a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?"
THE SUPREME COURT VS. THE CONSTITUTION
Since the beginning of time, the spoils have always gone to the victors. And they get to write history, too. So here, on the 150th anniversary of Gettysburg, Southerners are once again reminded how badly it sucks to lose.
To hear it told today, the Confederacy was nothing more than a hotbed of racist slavers and murderers. The gallant Yankees were nothing short of a pristine band of heroes laying down their lives to set men free. The whole ordeal was about nothing other than putting an end to the abomination that was slavery.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said to a Twitter poster who messaged her on Fox News: Yes, a third-party emergence for the next presidential election is a real possibility.