Pilgrims

The heart of a socialist is long – and always gets broken

by Skip April 16, 2016

If you are always reading, you will learn something new all the time!  And this I didn’t know, that socialism (and the tendency of Progressives to try (force?) to “perfect” others arrived here on our shores much earlier than the late 1800s in this piece labeled “The Character of a Socialist” (emphasis mine, reformatted): Upon […]

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A lesson from the First Thanksgiving

by Skip November 27, 2014

I like reading John Stossel as often he proclaims a down to earth message with common sense appeal.  In addition, what he talks about is grounded in results rather then an ideological background.  When I saw his column, so apropo for today, it does need to be reviewed. Why?  Allow me to inject a bit […]

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The real reason for the success of Thanksgiving – Property Rights

by Skip November 28, 2013

Now, I will take a bit of an issue with Reason  – Thanksgiving was given to God in a celebration and not the fact that the Pilgrims went from Communism to Capitalism for the basis of its economic.  However, that historical lesson presented here is quickly summed up here: While there are some that will […]

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The Mayflower Compact

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2011

Today, in 1620, (November 11th on the Julian Calendar, November 21st on the Gregorian Calendar) 41 male passengers from the Mayflower agreed to form a civil body for the purpose of self governance. Year later it would be referred to as the Mayflower Compact.

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Nothing Says Thanksgiving Like Property Rights…

by Steve MacDonald November 24, 2010

..Just ask the Pilgrims.  Or maybe you can watch this video from Reason TV.  

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