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I guess I had missed how right-wingers came to claim Thanksgiving as the ultimate celebration of free enterprise, but they sure have. The historian Lawrence Glickman has a fascinating article on how this happened. Google “Thanksgiving” and “free enterprise” and you will find links to articles on conservative and libertarian think tank websites with titles […]
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Phil Deloria, the acclaimed historian who is the son of the famous Vine Deloria, reminds us in this book review that there are far greater problems with Thanksgiving than just the culinary crimes of tasteless turkey breast and yams with marshmallows on top. It’s that the holiday is a national celebration of genocide. A couple […]

This I Believe

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On November 21, 2018

It’s time for the annual truth-telling session of Thanksgiving food: It is largely bad. 1) Turkey is an atrocity. I love how every November we see a zillion articles that read “If you do t

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Thanksgiving Strategies

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On November 20, 2017
It’s time for what is probably an annual post, which is asking you how you are going to make the terribleness of turkey edible for Thanksgiving. My own personal preference would be to eat basically anything else. Even if you need a large amount of meat, it’s called ham, assuming you eat pork. And if […]
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