American Federalist Journal
Tuesday - November 24, 2020


Thanksgiving Day Proclamation
President George Washington, 1789

Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me "to recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness:" ...



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Hope in Dark Times
Erick Erickson  Tweet



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The Left Politicizes COVID: Irony Abounds
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

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Checkmate in Pennsylvania for the Trump Campaign
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The main problem for President Trump continues to be ...



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Trump's Post-Election Litigation Crusade
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President Sunshine
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Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

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