Monday, February 16, 2009

Presidents Day... or not?

Today is Presidents Day... or is it?

The cultural hijacking of Washington’s Birthday

It is fitting that if we are to celebrate just one President on a national holiday, that it be the Father of our Country, without whose leadership and character there would be no Shining City on a Hill.

And yes, today’s federal holiday is still, and always has been, declared in federal law, as Washington’s Birthday, not any so-called amorphous “President’s Day” requiring celebrations of 43 Presidential oath takers:

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