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Thanksgiving's real history, Macy's parade, 3 NFL games: 5 things to know Thursday
It's Thanksgiving in the U.S., the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns to form, Week 12 of the NFL season begins and more to start your Thursday.For many Native people, Thanksgiving represents the dark shadow of genocide and the resilience of Native people, rather than peace and shared prosperity between Native Americans and Pilgrims. "To most Natives, Thanksgiving is not a celebration," said tribal citizen Dennis W. Zotigh, who is also a writer and cultural specialist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
We’d like to take a moment to wish all of our readers a Happy Thanksgiving, and a wonderful holiday season in general.
Here are a few things I’m personally thankful for from the world of BSD:
-an outstanding community of BSD faithful to enjoy this crazy ride of being a Penn State fan along with through all the ups and downs
-an extremely talented and driven group that makes up the BSD staff, with each bringing unique talents and perspectives to make this the best place for Penn State fans to gather on the interwebz
-the opportunity to watch Jahan Dotson make jaw-dropping plays every darn week
How the American Right Claimed Thanksgiving for Its Own
Pass the free enterprise, please.Making use of excerpts from Plymouth Colony Gov. William Bradford’s journals, all of these pieces tell roughly the same story about “the real meaning of Thanksgiving”: the Pilgrims went to Plymouth in 1620 with a utopian vision of holding property in common, but after being mugged by the reality of two years of poor harvests and starvation, they abandoned collectivism for capitalist individualism. These articles conclude in roughly the same way: The lesson of the first Thanksgiving was that “socialism does not work; the one and only source of abundance is free markets.
-the start of a new journey for Penn State Basketball, that comes with the top-rated recruiting class in program history
-the opportunity to make it back into Beaver Stadium this fall to watch the Nittany Lions with 107,000 friends
-the incredible 2021 red zone defense
-all the food, family, friends, and football that make this my favorite few days of the year
We thank you for your continued support of BSD, and wish you a very happy Thanksgiving and holiday season to you and all of your loved ones. Feel free to let us know what you are thankful for, and detailed descriptions of your Thanksgiving menus are highly encouraged.
Biden and Trump release dueling Thanksgiving messages .
President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and former President Donald Trump issued messages on Thursday morning wishing people a happy Thanksgiving. © Provided by Washington Examiner In video messages, Biden and Harris both stressed the importance of being thankful for the opportunity to gather in person for Thanksgiving this year after "being apart last year." Trump, meanwhile, released a written statement in which he focused on enjoying this Thanksgiving knowing that "a wonderful future lies ahead." "Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.