There is 10 US Federally recognized holidays and about 5 other Holidays we actually celebrate as a whole in the US. Like Easter, Halloween, Earth Day, St Patrick’s, and Valentine’s day. Since 1870, more than 1,100 different proposals have been introduced in Congress to establish permanent federal holidays. Only 10, however, have been approved and are active. Here is the 10 and the dates they started: New Year’s Day – 1870 Independence Day – 1870 Thanksgiving Day – 1870 Christmas Day – 1870 These where called the first holidays and were made by a handful of business and bankers. Thanksgiving was never about Columbus or even the new world. It was about eating. Here the exact words used in the declaration: Any day appointed or recommended by the President of the United States as a day of public fasting or thanksgiving [were] to be holidays within the District.” This legislation was drafted “to correspond with similar laws of States around the District,” and “in every State of the Union.” Blah blah blah, so it should be about food. Or I think it should be called: Family day. Think about it, who wouldn’t come home and visit family on family day? Here is […]
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It’s hard to really find movies that a guy’s guy and girly girl can really like at the same time. We all know most movie date nights are a sacrifice so the other person is happy. There’s nothing wrong with that. Part of a date is doing what the other person likes after all. If you do want to shoot for something you will both like and movies are on your agenda, here is the top ten movies almost every guy’s guy and girly girl will sincerely enjoy.