Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I thought I would take a moment to wish my readers a very Happy Thanksgiving, even those of you who are (foolishly) feeling less thankful to God because of the election results. Here are some favorite columns from past Thanksgiving celebrations, and today.   My latest for the MacIver Institute: How Minimum Markup […]

Waukesha Freeman 11/25/15 Page A10 Opinion Turkey with a side of politics Melting pot debate simmers through Thanksgiving holiday One of the unfortunate traditions of Thanksgiving in recent years is the attempt to politicize the classic American holiday. I am not one of those who lament that the stores are open and the Internet is […]

The Wall Street Journal has an interesting article on the story of Squanto, just in time for Thanksgiving. What divine hand placed Squanto into the lives of the pilgrims at that time when they needed him most? But one day during that spring of 1621, a Wampanoag walked out of the woods to greet them. […]

It’s time for a new Wiggypoll! Between now and next Saturday night, cast your vote for you favorite part of Thanksgiving: We’ll announce the results next Sunday morning when you’re eating the last turkey and stuffing sandwich with leftover cranberries (with the ridges from the can still visible on the side, of course). That sandwich […]

Yep, stuffing is the winner of our brief Thanksgiving Wiggy Poll. I did have one complaint that gravy was not an option, but only one so the survey is as scientifically and statistically valid as any other internet poll. Thanks for playing! Another Wiggy Poll will be up shortly. Print this entry

Waukesha Freeman 11/26/2014 Page A8 Opinion Thanksgiving purists can go stuff it Holiday just as meaningful at any other table In ancient times, the high priests on state holidays would select the finest ram or bull and sacrifice it to the gods. From the ashes (gods like their meat well-done) the priests would determine the […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Governor Scott Walker on Vimeo. Print this entry

We’ll run this through midnight Friday night. Try to get your answer in before the tryptophan puts you into a coma.   Print this entry

Thanksgiving Proclamation 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 […]

Over at the MacIver Institute this week, I warn of the unexpected guest that might be coming to your Thanksgiving family gathering: Set an extra plate at the table this Thanksgiving. President Barack Obama is inviting himself into your Thanksgiving dinner. In between the mashed potatoes and the green bean casserole, Obama wants everyone to […]