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Thursday, November 22, 2012

The story behind the story of the first Thanksgiving

Contrary to popular perception, Thanksgiving is in part a testament to the triumph of capitalism over socialism. In addition to the deep, abiding religious/spiritual significance of this uniquely American holiday, Thanksgiving serves as a shining example of how private property, free trade, and individual liberty always win over the collectivist mindset of socialism/Marxism.

Most of us are very familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving, when the Pilgrims gathered with their new-found Indian friends to give thanks to God for not only sparing their lives but giving them the blessing of abundance after nearly failing to survive their first winter in New England.
What you might NOT know, however, is the story behind the story.

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