Tag: pilgrims

Socialism nearly killed the Pilgrims. Then capitalism saved them. | ROONEY

By Matt Rooney _ The pilgrims were idealists. They weren’t seeking “freedom” and religious liberty in the same sense that modern Americans understand those lofty concepts; they wanted to build a religious community which could serve as, similar to what Read More

How Capitalism Saved the Pilgrims (After Socialism Nearly Wiped Them Out)

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Every Thanksgiving week, Save Jerseyans, I like to repost Rush Limbaugh’s explanation of how capitalism saved the Pilgrim’s Plymouth Colony… after socialism nearly killed each and every last one of them. The mythologized Read More

The Real History of Thanksgiving

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog School-age children can’t be blamed for thinking the Thanksgiving holiday came about when gracious, noble Native Americans saved a gaggle of stupid, fanatically-religious Europeans from starving. Here’s how the first Thanksgiving really went down: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lslqtUMwDxA Read More

The First Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, folks. Sugarcoating matters won’t help your mood: it’s been a very tough year. The economy stinks, our fellow citizens’ voting perferances stink even more, and your family’s bottom line isn’t expected to improve in 2013. Hurricanes, war, and Read More

How Capitalism Saved the Pilgrims (After Socialism Nearly Killed Them All)

Every Thanksgiving week, Save Jerseyans, I like to repost Rush Limbaugh’s explanation of how capitalism saved the Pilgrim’s Plymouth Colony… after socialism nearly killed each and every last one of them. It’s particularly poignant this year given everything that’s happening on Read More