Tag: Presidents Day

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

Petty Murphy says he’s ready “to elect a new president” in Presidents’ Day message

TRENTON, N.J. — Presidents’ Day was traditionally a holiday to honor Washington, then Washington and Lincoln, and now all presidents of all parties.  Governor Phil Murphy is doubling-down on a new angle in our hyper-partisan age: attacking the president(s) he doesn’t Read More

Presidents Day 2016: Will we give up? Or aim higher?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s Presidents Day, Save Jerseyans. An excuse for the public sector to take a taxpayer-paid vacation and care dealers to run endearingly-obnoxious commercials. What we’re really commemorating is our first president’s birthday Read More

Consider The Stupidity Of Presidents Day

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot Quick: Who’s birthday does President Day celebrate? Do you know? Do you care? Have you bothered to check lately? Is it Washington? Lincoln? All the presidents? President Obama? According to calendars used since the mid 18th Read More