November 26, 2017

Sina-cism: Yes, Thanksgiving is a religious holiday

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Was that a non-denominational bird on your table? Religion, politics and cranberry sauce are on the menu in this week's Sina-cism.

Chris Sinacola

Chris Sinacola

If you’re even a bit like me, you’ve spent much of this weekend with family and friends, throwing gastronomic caution to the November winds, conveniently ignoring calorie counts, enjoying some concussion-filled football games, and giving thanks to God, capitalism and farmers for making it all possible.

To all such I say, “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Or perhaps you’re worrying about your carbon footprint, enjoying a tasteless turkey alternative, denigrating the current occupant of the White House, gritting your teeth at the presence of any conservatives who might happen to be seated around your dinner table, and trying to decide exactly who or what is responsible for the dubious blessings of your calorie-free desserts and non-alcoholic beer.

To all such I ask, “Have you considered a new holiday?”


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