Friday, November 23, 2012

Show notes 11/22/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 11/22/12

The First Thanksgiving
The first Thanksgiving to God in the Calvinist tradition in Plymouth Colony was actually celebrated during the summer of 1623, when the colonists declared a Thanksgiving holiday after their crops were saved by much-needed rainfall.

The real results of the 2012 elections
An initial look at the 2012 elections might lead you to believe that pro-liberty candidates and causes suffered along with the Republican Party’s overall under performance. But looking more closely, the results show anything but.

SOCKDOLAGER—A Tale of Davy Crockett, Charity and Congress
CROCKETT was then the lion of Washington. I was a great admirer of his character, and, having several friends who were intimate with him, I found no difficulty in making his acquaintance. I was fascinated with him, and he seemed to take a fancy to me.

US troops in Afghanistan celebrate Thanksgiving
It was Army Sgt. Keith Wells' first Thanksgiving Day away from his family and despite a cornucopia of food provided for the troops, his taste buds were craving his wife's macaroni and cheese back home.