Skip to comments.Obama (and Congress) Declares May 1st as "Loyalty Day"
Posted on 05/02/2012 12:23:41 PM PDT by Tatze
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I did see one blogger/columnist who, for the past several years, has declared May 1 as Victims of Communism Day. I liked it so much I posted it to my Facebook page.
idunno. it's still pretty outrageous that this twirp signs presidential orders.
That's a great idea!
Isn’t this already covered by the 4th of July?
In the 60s the radical leftists ensured that Loyalty Day was removed and replaced by “Law Day.”
The U.S. Veterans of Foreign Wars designated the first day of May as Loyalty Day in 1947. The intention was to direct attention away from the Communist Party in the United States, which was using U.S. May Day rallies to promote its doctrines and sign up new members. The idea caught on, and soon Loyalty Day was being celebrated throughout the country with parades, school programs, patriotic exercises, and speeches on the importance of showing loyalty to the United States. In Delaware, for example, Loyalty Day was marked by a special ceremony at Cooch’s Bridge, where the Stars and Stripes were first displayed in battle. And in New York City, the Loyalty Day parade routinely attracted tens of thousands of participants.
Dissent over American intervention in Vietnam eventually eroded the popularity of Loyalty Day, and in 1968 only a few thousand marchers turned out for the traditional parades in Manhattan and Brooklyn, while 87,000 people participated in the Vietnam peace march in Central Park. Loyalty Day was later replaced by Law Day.
Glorious People’s Leader declares Glorious Loyalty Day!
Ok for our military to take that oath, but not you, strange.
The timing is suspicious. I refuse to celebrate Communist holidays, no matter that we have a Red Diaper Doper Baby in the White Hut.
G.W. Bush was slammed and criticized big time by the media, Democrats and leftists in 2007 when he did the same thing by just following the public law.
No Kidding: Bush Declares Today American “Loyalty Day”
Posted: May 1, 2007 02:47 PM
Lost in the shuffle of losing American troops at a record clip in Iraq and George W. Bush itching to veto the bill that would bring our military men and women home, was the fact that King George has formally declared today as “Loyalty Day” in America.
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