U.S. Government Website Literally Cites 'Go Back to Where You Came From' as Textbook Example of 'Unlawful' Racial Discrimination
Days after President Donald Trump's racist tweets telling four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to their respective countries, Trump and his followers are searching for every semantical and ideological escape hatch to prove the comments aren't racist.
It's not going well.
Kevin Sabo, a lawyer currently working for the United States Department of the Interior (DoI) in the Bureau of Reclamation, joined a list of conservative figures taking exception to recent gun control efforts by teenage survivors of gun violence.
Like many other gun advocates, Sabo's initial comment, made publicly on his Facebook account, attacked David Hogg. 17 year old Hogg is a favored target of many of the adults attacking the survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
“As all regions below are replenished with living creatures... so may the heavens above be replenished with beings whose nature we do not understand.” – Sir Isaac Newton
We all want to believe that there are other intelligent, technologically-advanced civilizations somewhere in our galaxy. Considering the Milky Way contains 100-400 billion stars and trillions of planets, it would seem inevitable that life should have arisen somewhere else; it would be arguably more shocking if humanity was revealed to be alone in the Universe. And while projects like the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence or SETI, which has been listening for alien signals for nearly half a century, have yet to detect an artificial signal from another planet, reports of strange aerial craft and “close encounters” continue to be reported all over the world. Although most sightings can be attributed to misidentification, about 5 percent have no conventional explanation.
Does the post office deliver mail the day after Thanksgiving? November 23 has no mail delivery, but are federal employees off on Friday, too? According to the to the official Post Office website, mail will still be delivered on Friday, despite other federal government offices being closed. The next holiday without mail delivery after Thanksgiving will be Christmas Day, Monday, December 25. New Year’s Day 2018 will also be observed.
The History of Thanksgiving
The first Thanksgiving between Wampanoag Native Americans and Puritan colonists occurred in 1621 and is sparsely recorded, but forms the basis for the modern celebration. The 3-day celebration occurred in Plymouth, present-day Massachusetts, and was prompted by a good harvest. However, it is unknown if turkey was on the menu. History.com writes: