That’s Right Nate

Thoughts from a right thinker.

A Thanksgiving Wish from Congressman Kimble

with 4 comments

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holiday. It’s a wonderful time to have the whole family together and follow our own particular traditions. I always like to think of the Pilgrims celebrating that first Thanksgiving nearly 300 years ago at Plymouth Rock. Because Christians were being persecuted in Europe, they had to come to America where they could be free to worship.

Times were very hard for the Pilgrims. They arrived in the winter and they didn’t have a lot of food on their ship to eat. However, somehow they made it through the winter in this strange land called The United States of America. When Fall came, they invited over the strange red men they had met called Indians to partake with them in a feast. At this time there were still too few to conquer the Indians, but that would come eventually. Instead, they used the holiday to look for any weakness in the savages.

Those brave pilgrims and their ancestors would soon go on to conquer not only those Indians, but all the Indians from sea to shining seas. I see that same can do spirit in America today. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and enjoy good food and togetherness. The economy is in a slump now and if your Thanksgiving table seems a bit more sparse this year, please remember all of those who have nothing. It’ll make you remember just how delicious your turkey truly is.


Written by thatsrightnate

November 26, 2009 at 11:29 pm

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  1. Thanks for the heartwarming reminder of Puritan perfidy.

    equa yona

    November 29, 2009 at 5:58 pm

  2. I just had to reprint it–he’s a great man and I’m very lucky to call him friend.


    November 29, 2009 at 6:40 pm

  3. I hope you all know today is Nate’s birthday! Happy birthday, proud republican! (I left a message at an earlier post but it is – humpf! – “awaiting moderation”).


    November 30, 2009 at 4:18 pm

  4. Thank you Lola 🙂


    November 30, 2009 at 8:33 pm

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