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  • Obama Thanksgiving Proclamation 2012 (FULL TEXT)

    11/21/2012 9:48:43 PM PST · by garjog · 16 replies
    The White House ^ | Nov. 22, 2012 | Barack Husein Obama
    On Thanksgiving Day, Americans gather with family, partners and friends to recount the benefits lavished upon us this past year. This day is a time to take stock of what we have gained after a long struggle of securing rights to share in the bounty that this nation has produced. Thanks to our hard fought efforts, we are grateful that we are beginning to see a better distribution of resources that hold the promise of enriching our lives. As we see needs being met by a multitude of re-distributive programs take effect, we are reminded of the indelible spirit of...
  • Presidential Proclamation -- America Recycles Day, 2012

    11/15/2012 11:30:30 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies
    WhiteHouse.gov ^ | 11/15/12 | THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
    A PROCLAMATION For 15 years, our country has celebrated America Recycles Day as a time to focus on conserving valuable materials, keeping our communities clean, and protecting our environment. Today, we reflect on the progress we have made toward fulfilling those important goals and rededicate ourselves to building a more sustainable future. Each year, recycling puts millions of pounds of valuable materials back into use. By diverting old products from the landfill to the factory floor, we take meaningful steps toward a greener economy and help power an entire industry centered on recycling, reuse, and refurbishing. We also reduce or...
  • House of Representatives Proclamation(s); Suggestion For Immediate Action!

    11/07/2012 2:09:39 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 23 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | November 07, 2012 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    November 6, 2012 marked a turning point in American history. We were told that the Republican turnout for Romney was LOWER than it was for McCain in 2008. This is laughable because we know this simply is NOT true. So, why is this lie being perpetrated? This is a well-orchestrated cover story for WHY 0bama achieved victory. We KNOW he didn't win.. Even 0bama's supporters were surprised that he won.. But HE wasn't. The fix was in. When you live in a country where your elections are no longer 'free and fair', and the unions, ACORN, black panthers, and United...
  • Obama's 9/11 Proclamation Void of 'God'

    09/11/2012 2:08:50 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    Christian Post ^ | September 11, 2012 | Paul Stanley
    U.S. President Barack Obama (C), U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey attend an event commemorating the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, at the site of the attack on the Pentagon near Washington, September 11, 2012 Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/obamas-9-11-proclamation-void-of-god-81451/#0zOVkGSRT502Y1ge.99 President Obama's annual proclamation – Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2012 – that recognizes the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 was void of any mention of "God" or prayer, but did call for Americans to observe a moment of silence and encouraged them to...
  • Obama to Spin Amnesty as his "Emancipation Proclamation"

    06/25/2012 7:35:03 PM PDT · by publius321 · 22 replies
    "...An “emancipation proclamation” is how he will have his servants such as Andrea Mitchell and David Gregory spin this recent declaration. They are working tirelessly at NBC; just last week they had another of their weekend anchor/propagandists actually comparing Jeremiah Wright to FREDERICK DOUGLASS! So what is his "end game"? Why does he continue to methodically manufacture these specious Lincoln "equivalencies"? When observed within the context of his agenda, this could reasonably be interpreted as ANOTHER part of the equation to eventually force secession and foment civil war..."
  • Viet Nam veterans day proclaimed - Thank a Viet Nam Vet!

    03/30/2012 11:03:57 AM PDT · by fatrat · 88 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | 3/29/2012 | president
    The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release March 29, 2012 Presidential Proclamation -- Vietnam Veterans Day VIETNAM VETERANS DAY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On January 12, 1962, United States Army pilots lifted more than 1,000 South Vietnamese service members over jungle and underbrush to capture a National Liberation Front stronghold near Saigon. Operation Chopper marked America's first combat mission against the Viet Cong, and the beginning of one of our longest and most challenging wars. Through more than a decade of conflict that tested the fabric of our Nation,...
  • The Original Meaning Of Thanksgiving: George Washington's Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789

    11/24/2011 1:57:34 PM PST · by stevelackner · 5 replies
    STEVELACKNER.COM ^ | November 24, 2011 | Steven W. Lackner
    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": Now, therefore, I do...
  • Obama's Thanksgiving Proclamation Strikingly Different From Predecessors'

    11/24/2011 10:48:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 23, 2011 | Janet M.LaRue
    Psychiatrist Karl Menninger, founder of the Menninger Clinic, raised the question, “Whatever became of sin?” in his 1973 book title. There was a time when U.S. presidents made certain that our sin didn’t fade from our national conscience. Not this year. The Huffington Post reviewed the Thanksgiving Proclamations of 26 U.S. Presidents from Washington to Barack Obama, and concluded that they’re “strikingly the same”: "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..." With these words,...
  • Obama Issued Proclamations for Ramadan, Eid al Fitr, Eid al Adha, Hajj and Earth Day--But Not Easter

    04/26/2011 6:55:46 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 42 replies
    Obama Issued Proclamations for Ramadan, Eid al Fitr, Eid al Adha, Hajj and Earth Day--But Not Easter Tuesday, April 26, 2011 By Fred Lucas Washington (CNSNews.com) – The White House updated its response to questions Monday to explain why the president did not put out a formal proclamation for Easter--after putting out proclamations for Muslim holidays and Earth Day. Obama attended Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington on Easter Sunday and held a White House prayer breakfast last Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney pointed out. On Friday, the President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on Earth Day. However, two...
  • What? No Easter Greeting?

    04/25/2011 5:24:25 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 17 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | A.D. 25 April 2011 | Keith Koffker
    Just when I thought the current team running the White House might have used up all its allotted mistakes comes word that President Obama failed to issue either an Easter or a Good Friday greeting to the nation. Now, let’s forget for a moment that these greetings, which presidents issue on many holidays and commemorations of events, are largely perfunctory and symbolic gestures that nobody cares about. Until there’s a problem with them. Fox News first caught the blunder and put it into context that makes the omission insulting to Christians. The mistake is odd enough to call into question...
  • WH Fails to Release Easter Proclamation

    04/25/2011 10:06:28 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 71 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | April 25, 2011 | foxnews.com
    President Obama failed to release a statement or a proclamation recognizing the national observance of Easter Sunday, Christianity's most sacred holiday. By comparison, the White House has released statements recognizing the observance of major Muslim holidays and released statements in 2010 on Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr, Hajj, and Eid-ul-Adha. The White House also failed to release a statement marking Good Friday. However, they did release an eight-paragraph statement heralding Earth Day. Likewise, the president's weekend address mentioned neither Good Friday or Easter. However, the First Family did attend an Easter Sunday worship service at a Baptist church and last week, the president...
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON'S FIRST THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION

    11/25/2010 7:39:58 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 6 replies · 1+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | 11/25/09 | Matthew Burke
    ...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 signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness...
  • Obama Thanksgiving Proclamation??? VANITY

    11/23/2010 6:31:39 PM PST · by Laserman · 22 replies
    VANITY | 10/23/2010 | Laserman
    It is customary for the President to issue a Thanksgiving Proclamation. Has anyone found one from Obama this year? Others have told me he has not done so.
  • President Obama Asks *You* To Celebrate Homosexual Pride Month

    06/02/2010 2:30:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 70 replies · 1,572+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | 6/1/2010 | Jimmy Akin
    It’s true. The President has asked all Americans to observe this month, so if you’re an American, this means he is asking you to do so. In a proclamation posted on the White House web site, he writes: NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2010 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.  I call upon all Americans to observe this month by fighting prejudice and discrimination in their own lives...
  • To Keep Faith With Our Hallowed Dead

    05/30/2010 9:20:52 PM PDT · by CaroleL · 169+ views
    TalkingSides.com ^ | 05/31/10 | CaroleL
    There are no better words to remind us of the significance and the sanctity of Memorial Day than these by our 40th president: Once each May, amid the quiet hills and rolling lanes and breeze-brushed trees of Arlington National Cemetery, far above the majestic Potomac and the monuments and memorials of our Nation's Capital just beyond, the graves of America's military dead are decorated with the beautiful flag that in life these brave souls followed and loved.
  • "I Apologize" McDonnell Issues Apology (VA)

    04/07/2010 3:40:28 PM PDT · by Hawk720 · 56 replies · 1,548+ views
    WashPost ^ | April 7, 2010
    Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) apologized late Wednesday for failing to include slavery in his proclamation declaring April as Confederate History Month. The full text of his statement follows: Governor Bob McDonnell issued the following statement today regarding the proclamation of Confederate History Month in the Commonwealth "The proclamation issued by this Office designating April as Confederate History Month contained a major omission. The failure to include any reference to slavery was a mistake, and for that I apologize to any fellow Virginian who has been offended or disappointed. The abomination of slavery divided our nation, deprived people of...
  • Presidential Proclamation -- National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    04/02/2010 10:09:44 PM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies · 347+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | April 1, 2010 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-proclamation-national-child-abuse-prevention-month Home • Briefing Room • Presidential Actions • Proclamations The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 01, 2010 Presidential Proclamation -- National Child Abuse Prevention Month A PROCLAMATION Our children are our most valuable resource, and they need our support to thrive and grow into healthy, productive adults. During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we renew our unwavering commitment to protecting children and responding to child abuse, promoting healthy families, and building a brighter future for all Americans. Every child deserves a nurturing family and a safe...
  • Presidential Proclamation - Critical Infrastructure Protection Month

    12/04/2009 2:34:51 AM PST · by Cindy · 5 replies · 514+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | December 3, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-proclamation-critical-infrastructure-protection-month Home • Briefing Room • Presidential Actions • Proclamations The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 02, 2009 Presidential Proclamation - Critical Infrastructure Protection Month Click here to download PDF A PROCLAMATION Critical infrastructure protection is an essential element of a resilient and secure nation. Critical infrastructure are the assets, systems, and networks, whether physical or virtual, so vital to the United States that their incapacitation or destruction would have a debilitating effect on security, national economic security, public health or safety. From water systems to computer...
  • Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

    11/26/2009 5:01:53 PM PST · by RGirard · 4 replies · 370+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | Nov. 26, 2009 | Réne Girard
    Washington D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added, which are of so extraordinary a nature, that they cannot fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever watchful providence of Almighty God. In the midst of a civil war of unequaled magnitude...
  • President George Washington's Thanksgiving Day Proclamation

    11/26/2009 4:30:41 PM PST · by RGirard · 5 replies · 540+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | Nov. 26, 2009 | Réne Girard
    General Thanksgiving, By the PRESIDENT of the United States of America, A PROCLAMATION. 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 favour; And whereas both Houses have, by their joint committee, requested me " to recommend to the people of the United States, a DAY OF PUBLICK THANSGIVING 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...
  • Thanksgiving Proclamation by Abraham Lincoln (1863)

    11/26/2009 2:36:17 PM PST · by Star Traveler · 14 replies · 1,001+ views
    The American Presidency Project ^ | October 3, 1863 | Abraham Lincoln
    Proclamation - Thanksgiving Day, 1863October 3, 1863 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to forget the source from which they come, others have been added which are of so extraordinary a nature that they can not fail to penetrate and soften even the heart which is habitually insensible to the ever-watchful providence of Almighty God. In the midst of a civil war...
  • The duty of a nation to obey God: President Washington's Thanksgiving proclamation, 1789

    11/26/2009 11:32:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies · 539+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November 26, 2009 | President George Washington
    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 signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness. Now therefore I do...
  • Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

    11/26/2009 8:18:48 AM PST · by jagusafr · 2 replies · 367+ views
    iloveindia.com ^ | 3 Oct 1789 | Geo. Washington
    1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation A PROCLAMATION by the President of the United States of America: 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 signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to...
  • The President's Thanksgiving Address

    11/26/2009 7:01:10 AM PST · by stevio · 54 replies · 3,491+ views
    The Massachusetts Centinel | Wednesday, October 14, 1789 | George Washington
    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 favour; and Whereas both Houfes of Congress have, by their joint committee, requefted me "to recommend to the people of the United States a DAY OF PUBLICK THANSGIVING 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 eftablifh a form of government for their safety and happiness:" NOW THEREFORE, I do...
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON'S FIRST THANKSGIVING PROCLAMATION

    11/25/2009 4:16:15 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 5 replies · 469+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | November 25, 2009 | George Washington
    "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 signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness....
  • George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

    11/25/2009 11:57:32 AM PST · by Retain Mike · 18 replies · 728+ views
    The Thanksgiving Story ^ | 1789 | George Washington
    George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation 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...
  • NATIONAL DAYS OF PRAYER AND REMEMBRANCE, 2009 [Source: WhiteHouse.gov]

    09/05/2009 2:49:45 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 821+ views
    WHITEHOUSE.gov ^ | Posted September 4, 2009 | n/a
    http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing_room/PresidentialActions/ PROCLAMATIONS 9/4/2009 Presidential Proclamation National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2009 ### Note: The following text is a quote: THE BRIEFING ROOM THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release September 3, 2009 NATIONAL DAYS OF PRAYER AND REMEMBRANCE, 2009 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION They were daughters and sons, sisters and brothers, mothers and fathers, spouses and partners, family and friends, colleagues and strangers. They hailed from cities and towns across our Nation and world. On September 11, 2001, thousands of...
  • The White House on National Day of Prayer: A Proclamation, but No Formal Ceremony

    05/03/2009 7:03:49 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 22 replies · 908+ views
    USNews ^ | 5/1/09 | Dan Gilgoff
    The National Day of Prayer Task Force, which is run out of the conservative Christian group Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been eagerly awaiting word from the White House about plans for next Thursday's National Day of Prayer. Specifically, the group wants to know if President Obama will issue a proclamation observing the National Day of Prayer next Thursday and whether he'll host a formal White House event to mark the day—the latter being the practice of the Bush White House. The White House tells me that there will be a proclamation but no White House...
  • Obama proclaims 'March is Irish'

    03/04/2009 4:36:13 PM PST · by JavaJumpy · 26 replies · 572+ views
    BBC ^ | March 4, 2009
    "Following the colonial migrations, the United States enjoyed the greatest influx of Irish during the 1840s as Ireland suffered the Great Famine," he said. "Hungry but hopeful, poor but perseverant, Irish-Americans seized the opportunity to work hard, enjoy success, and pursue the American Dream. 'Leaders' "Many took on the difficult work of constructing America's infrastructure. Others assumed positions of leadership. "Among those leaders were signers of the Declaration of Independence and Presidents of the United States. Still others enjoyed great success and influence in the arts and literature. "From social activists to business leaders, athletes to clergy, and first responders...
  • The White House's missing documents (Unannounced Executive Orders)

    02/17/2009 10:16:29 PM PST · by Sammy67 · 48 replies · 3,300+ views
    YahooNews ^ | 2/17/09 | Gerstein
    In his first weeks in office, President Barack Obama shut down his predecessor’s system for reviewing regulations, realigned and expanded two key White House policymaking bodies and extended economic sanctions against parties to the conflict in the African nation of Cote D’Ivoire. Despite the intense scrutiny a president gets just after the inauguration, Obama managed to take all these actions with nary a mention from the White House press corps. The moves escaped notice because they were never announced by the White House Press Office and were never placed on the White House web site. They came to light only...
  • Sam Waterston Reads Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" - Video 2/12/09

    02/12/2009 8:59:00 AM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 29 replies · 518+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | February 12, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of actor Sam Waterston reading President Abraham Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" which was signed on January 1, 1863, officially freeing the slaves, though the Civil War would rage on for over two more years. Waterston's reading is part of the celebration of Lincoln's birthday today, which is also the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • "Preaching Is God's Great Emancipation Proclamation" (Sermon for Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany)

    02/07/2009 5:28:35 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 11 replies · 776+ views
    February 8, 2009 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Preaching Is God’s Great Emancipation Proclamation” (Mark 1:29-39; 1 Corinthians 9:16-27)In the Holy Gospel for today, Jesus says, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also; for that is why I came out.” And then it says, “And he went throughout all Galilee, preaching in their synagogues.” Likewise, in today’s Epistle, St. Paul says, “Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!” Both of these readings emphasize the importance of preaching. It was a top priority for Jesus. It was a top priority for Paul. Why was it so important for them?...
  • FULL TEXT of President Bush Proclamation of Sanctity of Life Day - January 18

    01/18/2009 4:23:54 AM PST · by GonzoII · 15 replies · 792+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Friday January 16, 2009 | President George W. Bush
    Friday January 16, 2009 FULL TEXT of President Bush Proclamation of Sanctity of Life Day - January 18 January 16, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The following is the full text of President Bush’s proclamation of National Sanctity of Life Day:All human life is a gift from our Creator that is sacred, unique, and worthy of protection. On National Sanctity of Human Life Day, our country recognizes that each person, including every person waiting to be born, has a special place and purpose in this world. We also underscore our dedication to heeding this message of conscience by speaking up for...
  • 'Read it carefully -- it may be a while before we see another document like this'(Bush Proc)

    01/16/2009 9:46:37 AM PST · by NYer · 12 replies · 732+ views
    Deacon's Bench ^ | January 16, 2009 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    This may be one of the president's final proclamations -- maybe the final one? -- before he leaves office: The sanctity of life is written in the hearts of all men and women. On this day and throughout the year, we aspire to build a society in which every child is welcome in life and protected in law. We also encourage more of our fellow Americans to join our just and noble cause. History tells us that with a cause rooted in our deepest principles and appealing to the best instincts of our citizens, we will prevail. NOW, THEREFORE, I,...
  • President Washington Proclaims America’s Duty to ‘Obey’ God and ‘Be Grateful for His Benefits’

    11/27/2008 9:51:53 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 15 replies · 631+ views
    CNSNews ^ | November 27, 2008
    In September 1789, Congress asked President George Washington 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 signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a Constitution of government for their safety and happiness.” Washington complied, and in early October sent a proclamation to the governors of the states. The proclamation asked the governors to make Thursday, November 26 a day of Thanksgiving, saying it “is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty...
  • General Thanksgiving Proclamation from our last Independent President

    11/26/2008 10:13:36 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 433+ views
    America's Independent Party ^ | Wednesday, October 14, 1789 | George Washington
    General Thanksgiving By the PRESIDENT of the United States Of America A PROCLAMATION 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 favour; 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 single favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a...
  • A National Proclamation.

    11/25/2008 8:10:31 PM PST · by dvan · 7 replies · 394+ views
    National Proclamation | March 30, 1863 | Abraham Lincoln
    “And, insomuch as we know that, by His divine law, nations like individuals are subjected to punishments and chastisements in this world, may we not justly fear that the awful calamity of civil war, which now desolates the land, may be but a punishment, inflicted upon us, for our presumptuous sins, to the needful end of our national reformation as a whole People?We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of Heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth, and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But...
  • Patriot Day, 2008

    09/08/2008 2:19:41 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 28 replies · 230+ views
    Office of the Press Secretary ^ | September 8, 2008 | President of the United States
    A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America September 11, 2001, was etched into America's memory when 19 terrorists attacked us with barbarity unequaled in our history. On Patriot Day, we cherish the memory of the thousands of innocent victims lost, extend our thoughts and prayers to their families, and honor the heroic men and women who risked and sacrificed their lives so others might survive. Since 9/11, we have recognized the threat posed by terrorists to the safety of the American people and worked to protect our homeland by fighting terrorists abroad. We are confronting terrorism...
  • Parents' Day, July 27, 2008

    07/27/2008 9:17:32 AM PDT · by Alia · 45+ views
    Office of the Press Secretary, Whitehouse ^ | July 25, 2008 | President George Bush
    Parents' Day, 2008 A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America Parents teach their children timeless values to help them make the most of life's opportunities and overcome its challenges. On Parents' Day, we pay tribute to the parents who provide their children with guidance, support, and unconditional love and who help make our country a better place. Mothers and fathers are a source of stability and great comfort in society, and they have a vital obligation to love and care for their children. Through patient instruction and a loving example, they instill in children the principles...
  • President's Proclamation Honors Troops' Spouses

    05/05/2008 4:52:59 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 55+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 5, 2008 – Military spouses embody the courage, nobility of duty, and love of country that inspire every American. On Military Spouse Day, we pay tribute to the husbands and wives who support their spouses in America's Armed Forces during times of war and peace. The legacy of military spouses began when colonial Americans were fighting for independence. Martha Washington boosted the morale of her husband's troops by visiting battlefields and tending to the wounded. Since then, members of our Armed Forces have served our Nation accompanied by the steadfast love and support of their spouses and...
  • National Tartan Day, 2008

    04/04/2008 6:36:30 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 94 replies · 290+ views
    The White House ^ | April 4, 2008 | GEORGE W. BUSH
    A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America Americans of Scottish descent have made enduring contributions to our Nation with their hard work, faith, and values. On National Tartan Day, we celebrate the spirit and character of Scottish Americans and recognize their many contributions to our culture and our way of life. Scotland and the United States have long shared ties of family and friendship, and many of our country's most cherished customs and ideals first grew to maturity on Scotland's soil. The Declaration of Arbroath, the Scottish Declaration of Independence signed in 1320, embodied the Scots'...
  • George Washington's 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

    11/22/2007 6:26:22 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 49 replies · 558+ views
    Wilstar and earlyamerica.com ^ | Oct. 3, 1789 | President Washington
    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:" Now, therefore, I do...
  • Thanksgiving Proclaimtion

    11/22/2007 7:47:33 AM PST · by WileyPink · 14 replies · 159+ views
    http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/GW/gw004.html ^ | 10-03-1789 | George Washington
    Thanksgiving Proclamation [New York, 3 October 1789] By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. 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 signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an...
  • President George Bush Proclaims September 24 Family Day 2007

    09/22/2007 9:03:15 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 16 replies · 365+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | September 20, 2007 | GEORGE W. BUSH
    President George Bush Proclaims September 24 Family Day 2007 WASHINGTON, DC, September 20, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The following text is a proclamation by President Bush: Families are the cornerstone of our Nation. On Family Day, we underscore our dedication to strengthening America's families and recognize the importance that the bonds between parents and children hold for the future of our country. Parents and family members are the first and most important influence in a child's life. Families offer a stable and nurturing environment by providing love, guidance, support, and comfort. They help young people gain the skills they need to...
  • Bush Proclaims 'National Days of Prayer and Remembrance'

    09/06/2007 4:42:34 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 290+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2007 – President Bush is urging Americans to light candles and ring bells to honor terrorism victims and servicemembers during “National Days of Prayer and Remembrance” tomorrow through Sept. 9. Bush carved out the symbolic calendar days to encourage Americans to remember the 2,974 people killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and to reaffirm the global terror war’s foundation, according to a proclamation the White House released yesterday. “During this year's National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we honor the thousands of victims who died in the brutal and ruthless attacks in New York...
  • National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2007

    09/06/2007 7:55:26 AM PDT · by fabrizio · 1 replies · 385+ views
    A Proclamation By the President of the United States of America During this year's National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we honor the thousands of victims who died in the brutal and ruthless attacks in New York City, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Our Nation remembers with gratitude the firefighters, police officers, first responders, and ordinary citizens who acted with courage and compassion to save the lives of others, and we pray for the families whose loved ones were taken from them. Never forgetting that terrible day, we remain determined to bring our enemies to justice,...
  • Rare copy of proclamation ending slavery shown (Emancipation Proclamation)

    02/10/2007 9:32:04 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies · 610+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | Jon Hurdle
    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A museum on Thursday unveiled a rare copy of the Emancipation Proclamation, a document signed in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln declaring the end of slavery in the United States. The document is one of about 24 known copies to survive out of 48 that were originally printed. It was acquired on behalf of The National Constitution Center museum from an unnamed private collector. "This is one of the rarest, most valuable, most significant documents in history," president of the non-profit museum Joseph Torsella told a news conference. "With the possible exception of the Declaration of Independence,...
  • President Issues Proclamation in Honor of Gold Star Mothers

    09/22/2006 5:27:44 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 281+ views
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2006 -- Since June 23, 1936, the last Sunday in September has been recognized as Gold Star Mother’s Day, thanks to Senate Joint Resolution 115. On Sept. 20, President Bush issued a proclamation declaring that, this year, Sept. 24 will be observed as Gold Star Mother's Day. “I call upon all government officials to display the flag of the United States over government buildings on this solemn day,” he said in the proclamation. “I also encourage the American people to display the flag and hold appropriate ceremonies as a public expression of our nation’s sympathy and...
  • Patriot Day, 2006

    09/07/2006 4:21:59 PM PDT · by bnelson44 · 7 replies · 342+ views
    For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary September 7, 2006 Patriot Day, 2006 A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America On the fifth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, we recall the fire and horror at the twin towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field. America will always remember the thousands of innocent lives taken by the enemies of freedom that morning. In the face of these unspeakable attacks, we were reminded that the great strength of America is found in the hearts and souls of our citizens....
  • National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2006

    09/05/2006 6:15:53 PM PDT · by bnelson44 · 2 replies · 360+ views
    National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, 2006 A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America This year, we mark the fifth anniversary of the brutal and ruthless terrorist attacks carried out against our Nation on September 11, 2001. We will always remember the thousands of lives lost, and the innocent men, women, and children forever changed by those acts of evil. During these National Days of Prayer and Remembrance, we honor the heroism of the police officers, firefighters, rescue personnel, members of the military, and private citizens who responded selflessly in the face of terror. We also...