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Don posts George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

History is always something to ponder.  This proclamation was issued at the prompting of Congress in 1789.  Enjoy. (Library of Congress link here)

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Donald Lee November 26, 2012 at 03:49 AM
Has anyone noticed how much this reads like a prayer?
Peter November 27, 2012 at 03:40 PM
I am thankful that the U.S. Constitution deliniates the very important separation between chruch and state and that the government must be neutral among religions and nonreligion: it cannot promote, endorse, or fund religion or religious institutions.

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