Tag: lincoln

Kids should be in school on Presidents’ Day learning something about America. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Full disclosure: I’m solidly in the camp of folks who believe the modern version of Presidents’ Day (formerly “Washington’s Birthday”) is utterly useless and pointless. There was a time when Americans would celebrate and honor our Read More

OPINION: The rise of Presidents’ Day ruined February

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — WHAT HAPPENED? February once belonged to Washington and Lincoln and it was wonderful. I remember in elementary school we would cut out silhouettes of Lincoln and Washington and they Read More

“They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Happy Thanksgiving, Save Jerseyans. The first truly national Thanksgiving as we know it today (various governors and presidents including Washington had issues such declarations going back to the 1600s) emerged during a time Read More