The Real Lesson of Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims and other early colonists were nearly wiped out by cold, drought and famine. Tony Heller points out that are very fortunate to live in a warmer, milder climate with ready availability of affordable energy. PHOTO CREDIT: By Jean Leon Gerome Ferris – This image is available from the United States Library of Congress’s…

Be Thankful for Capitalism This Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! The lastest holiday the Left is subjecting to historical revisionism as part of their attack on Western culture and civilization. Before you eat turkey, thank capitalism! Without it, Thanksgiving would be Starvation Day. John Stossel explains why… [Thanksgiving] is a producers’ holiday. The lavish meal is a symbol of the fact that abundant…

Environmentalists Want to Outlaw 7 Thanksgiving Traditions

With Thanksgiving drawing to a close, it is important not just to keep in mind what environmentalists are doing and what Thanksgiving is all about, but also what environmentalists want to do. Two years ago, The Daily Caller came up with seven Thanksgiving traditions environmentalists want to ban in the name of going green. Some…

This Thanksgiving, Be Thankful for Capitalism

John Stossel has a column published in Reason magazine pointing out that the Pilgrims founded the Massachusetts colony at Plymouth Plantation in December 1620. The colonists set about creating a heaven on earth based on Biblical principles. A society without private property, where all worked for the common good and, consequently, the Pilgrims promptly started…

Thanksgiving: A Triumph of Capitalism

The Pilgrims founded their colony at Plymouth Plantation in December 1620 and set about creating a heaven on earth based on Biblical principles. A society without private property, where all worked for the common good. Consequently, the Pilgrims promptly started dying off in droves. Essentially, the Pilgrim settlers established their colony based on what is…