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My job for the family Thanksgiving dinner is to make a potato salad with peas and corn. Does anyone have tips for how to make it extra delicious? 🍁 #Thanksgiving
Thanks for the suggestions! I’ll drop the corn, and add dill pickles and chopped sweet apples. But sister’s kids have kiboshed the boiled eggs idea. I’ll go with mayo and sour cream, and some vinegar. Good to know there are so many options!
Oh, and Dijon mustard!
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My mother, with her broken foot, showed up tonight with two big boxes of food. Instead of resting her foot, she baked a turkey, made dressing, veggies, mashed potatoes, gravy, jello w/ pears like when I was a kid, a tub of my favorite olives, a can of cranberry (more)
De-canned and in her GOOD TUPPERWARE, no less. Also a can of whipped cream a pumpkin pie for my best friend James, who rents our first floor, and a cheese cake for Mike. An entire cheesecake. "I brought you half a turkey, I hope that's enough." (more)
Me: You didn't have to do so much work!
Mom: I realized yesterday I was the only one in my family who was alone.
Me: We were going to see you, you just weren't going to cook!
Mom: Enjoy your dinner!
Me: (bringing out her box) Here is a ham, a bottle of wine (more)
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To @sunrisemvmt: we see that you have endorsed @RepDebHaaland for Secretary of the Interior. We believe that she can be a strong candidate, but only if she is accountable for her anti-Freedmen legislation and stands up against Jim Crow in Indian Territory. change.org/p/debra-haalan…
We must protect our planet, but you cannot allow your climate change activism to be complacent with apartheid and disenfranchisement of the descendants of enslaved people owned by Native American masters. We must be treated equally and Deb Haaland has undermined us in legislation
If you believe that #ALLBlackLivesMatter, including #BlackNatives, please call for @Deb4CongressNM to meet the demands of our petition as a part of your endorsement. All Natives should be treated with dignity and respect.
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Today, we unapologetically thank God for America. We thank Him for the blessings of liberty & remember the Americans before us who risked everything to settle, work, & defend this land – all so that we might live free... (1/5) #HappyThanksgiving #StandUpForAmerica
...Today, we demonstrate our thanks by rejecting calls from Americans living bountifully off the sacrifices of these previous generations to tear America down from the inside... apology by apology, statue by statue, tradition by tradition, norm by norm... (2/5) #StandUpForAmerica
...Today, we recall the first recorded Thanksgiving - in Virginia – where after a decade of suffering & struggle in which 450 of 500 settlers at Jamestown perished in the first 2 yrs; suffering from Malaria, starvation, & battles w/ local Powhatans, the people persevered.. (3/ 5)
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📣 #HappyThanksgiving! A reminder that #ACA Open Enrollment is happening NOW! Here's 7 important things to remember: acasignups.net/20/11/13/oh-ye…
1. DON'T MISS THE DEADLINE! You only have until DECEMBER 15th in most states for coverage starting January 1st (in some states you have longer for coverage starting in February or March).

Some states have later deadlines for January coverage:
MA: 12/23
MN: 12/22
RI: 12/31
2. MAKE SURE YOU ENROLL IN AN #ACA-COMPLIANT POLICY! The Trump Admin is pushing noncompliant junk plans. Make sure to use an *official* #ACA exchange website:

CA: coveredca.com
CO: connectforhealthco.com
CT: accesshealthct.com
DC: dchealthlink.com
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Dear Pandemic community-We are so grateful to each and every one of you for coming along with us on this strange, surprising, and often difficult journey. We’ve grown so much this past year--as individuals and as a community. #HappyThanksgiving #scicomm #Nerdygirls Image
We are so grateful for our readers and especially all our volunteers. Dear Pandemic’s contributions wouldn’t exist without all of you. Thank you to our followers for trusting us. You give us purpose every day.
Thank you for your commitment to facts. Thank you for asking questions instead of making assumptions. Thanks for laughing at the absurdities of our situation along with us. & most of all, thank you for keeping the candle of hope burning for a brighter future. #hope
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Mississippi is home the Choctaw and Cherokee Indian reservations. They own thousands of acres of land and commercial property in Mississippi Alabama and Louisiana. Casino Gaming and Agriculture are their major sources of income today.
As we celebrate “Thanksgivings” let us all remember the Native #ADOS who predate the “Founding Fathers” of this Country before 1775. #ADOS have been in America well before 1565.
#ADOSPolitics✊🏾
tampabay.com/opinion/2019/0…
Our #Genocide in America was aided and abetted by Native American Tribes and Chiefs of this land. The town of Greenwood is located in Leflore County, MS at the edge of the Delta farming country. It is named for Chief Greenwood LeFlore. Chief in 1830.
civilwartalk.com/threads/greenw…
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1/ Here's the latest chapter in my #COVID19 drama.

On Saturday, I tested POSITIVE on a #PCR test.

Was I reinfected?

(Note: this is a multi-tweet THREAD; please read ALL tweets in the thread.)

#COVID #Covid_19 #COVID__19 #coronavirus #CoronavirusPandemic
2/ As some of you might recall, I had a brutal case of #COVID19 in the fall. I spent 17 days hospitalized at @NYULangone, including almost a week in the ICU on a ventilator.

#COVID #Covid_19 #COVID__19 #coronavirus #CoronavirusPandemic
3/ But the idea of having #COVID19 again surprised me, for a number of reasons.

First, reinfection is rare. And I was tested at the same time for #COVID antibodies, and I was still positive.

#COVID #Covid_19 #COVID__19 #coronavirus #CoronavirusPandemic
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You know what you won't see today?

Trump serving food at the Armed Forces Retirement Home.
#HappyThanksgiving
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Don’t forget to read the Thanksgiving Proclamation🇺🇸 #HappyThanksgiving
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“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.”
“we have been enabled to establish constitutions of government for our safety and happiness..for the civil and religious liberty with which we are blessed; and the means we have of acquiring and diffusing useful knowledge..” #ThanksgivingProclamation
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A thread for Thanksgiving:
When I was a kid I told my mother that I didn’t think anyone would ever love me enough to want to marry me. 1/7
When I was a teenager I considered marrying my first boyfriend — who was awful — even though I didn’t love him. (“I’ll have kids,” I told myself, “and I’ll love *them*.”) 2/7
In my early twenties I considered marrying a man who I’m fairly certain cheated on me because I figured I wouldn’t be lucky enough to convince a *third* person to date me. 3/7
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While we think of Thanksgiving as an American holiday, we don't have the market cornered on harvest celebrations.

I explored autumn festivals from around the world in this series for @rosettastone , including sharing traditional recipes.
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(2) First up we have Sukkot, a biblically-based holiday sometimes called the Festival of Booths where Jewish people celebrate the exodus of the Israelites and the bounty God provided.

Also, there's challah with honey and I'm ALWAYS down for that.

blog.rosettastone.com/honoring-the-h…
(3) Next we have Olivagando. Italians celebrate la dolce goccia or the “sweet drop" with a fall festival. I chat with @chefchuck1 about why Italians value olive oil and how to choose a good one.

I also made a very pretty olive oil cake. You're welcome.

blog.rosettastone.com/traditional-ta…
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It’s nice to be courteous and the best thing it doesn’t cost...
I list below Some #TooGoodNotToShare and #SimpleWaysToShowCourtesy AND DIGNITY..

1 In case you miss a call, drop a message as soon as possible if you're unable to call back
2 Pay back borrowed money as soon as possible no matter how little the amount is. Do not opt to clear your personal needs first at the cost of your lender's personal needs. IT'S BAD MANNERS!
Don't assume that they don't need it, and never make them ask you for it
3 Do not ask for a lift & make the person wait for you.Instead,position yourself at a convenient place so that they do not have to divert from their route
4 Turn volume down if watching video,playing music or playing game on your phone in a public place or better, use headphones
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1) 4,400 words long—7,600 w/amendments—& just four simple pages, our Constitution is the oldest—and shortest—written one in the world.

Nothing more important than the creation of those four pages has occurred in our history as a nation. #HappyThanksgiving
theepochtimes.com/a-constitution…
2) Our United States is a Constitutional Republic—characterized by a constitutionally limited government—with powers separated between three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
3) This structure was created precisely because our Founding Fathers were acutely aware of the dangers inherent in a pure democracy.

As John Adams famously noted, “There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”
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I’ve been cooking for three days straight, but have legitimately been having a blast. Putting the finishing touches on everything now...

#HappyThanksgiving
The Southern Spoon Bread is coming out perfect. ☺️
This might’ve taken 3 days to prepare, but was worth it. 😋

#Thanksgivingdinner
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Breaking: Much as I hate to do this to you today, kids...look at this: 'House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Comey, Lynch'
#HappyThanksgiving
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2/"The House Judiciary Committee has issued subpoenas for former FBI director James B. Comey and former attorney general Loretta E. Lynch to appear for closed-door interviews in a probe of how federal law enforcement officials handled investigations of Hillary Clinton’s emails
3/"and the Trump campaign’s alleged Russia ties. The orders direct Comey to appear on Dec. 3, while Lynch is to appear on Dec. 4, to speak with members of the House Judiciary, and Oversight and Government Reform committees. Both have already spoken with other congressional panels
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Holidays redefined in post-Trump America..As we fight on (not with our families?!) we also begin to heal. #HappyThanksgiving
washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-par…
2/"Earlier this month, Post Opinions asked readers how their holiday gatherings have changed since Donald Trump’s election to the presidency in 2016. No politics at the table? Only politics at the table? No table at all? More than 200 people from across the country (with a dozen
3/"or so Canadians thrown in for good measure) shared their experiences of division, solidarity and continuity. Read nine of these stories below. BONNERS FERRY, IDAHO: Trump has torn our family apart. One side are former Republicans since he took office. The other side are angry
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Before you set off to celebrate with family, friends, and loved ones, I wanted to let you know how thankful I am for all of you.

Together, we did something amazing this year–we won back a Majority in the House. Come January, that Majority will fight for our values & priorities.
We must remember all those who cannot spend this day with their families. For all our military men and women fighting to protect our liberty, and all the family members who love and support them, we will be forever thankful for your sacrifices.
I hope everyone has a safe and #HappyThanksgiving –NP
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💥BOOM💥 ALL OF A SUDDEN, Mueller is INCLUDING defendant’s tweets for corroboration within a memorandum‼️Think what this means for @realDonaldTrump Roger Stone, Laura Loomer, Cernovich, @KellyannePolls @JudgeJeanine @IngrahamAngle @seanhannity ‼️
🗳 Remember this tweet a few days ago when Trump admitted Russia used Facebook ads to steal the election⁉️@FBI
#HappyThanksgiving Trump refused to answer any of Mueller’s questions on Obstruction of Justice. 😉 No worries‼️
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Across America, families, friends, and loved ones gather together to reflect and celebrate the blessings of liberty. #HappyThanksgiving
We thank God for our country, which is a beacon of freedom for the world, and for the generations of men and women who have stood, and continue to stand ready to defend it.
This tradition of gratitude, first practiced by the Pilgrims following their courageous journey to the New World, has been woven into the very fabric of our nation.
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1918 With the end of the war Americans had much to be thankful for and officials made an effort to broaden Thanksgiving. This @StateDept telegram was sent to diplomats in the capitals of the victorious power urging them to participate. 🦃 #ThanksgivingEve
“You may add that at this time, when there are such profound reasons for gratitude, the other victorious nations may consider it appropriate to designate Thursday..a national day of thanksgiving for the blessings bestowed upon us” #HappyThanksgiving
In response Greece made November 28th a national holiday to celebrate “deliverance from the yoke of foreign domination”
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2/"Never one to use a scalpel when there is a machete at hand, the president denounced the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, a dunderheaded move but a reason for giving thanks today because it elicited from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) 2018’s most exquisitely mixed
3/"metaphor: “He shot from the hip with a sledgehammer instead of using a scalpel.” Sifting through this year’s other detritus, let us also be thankful for the following amusements: Finding fresh reasons for indignation is a challenge in fury-saturated America, but Halsey, a
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