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Thanksgiving 2.0

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posted on Nov, 25 2010 @ 11:17 PM
Wanna know why thanksgiving really is all about capitalism and all against the video bellow. I take no responsibility for brain hemorrhage, sudden eye bleeding, or your ears rotting off.

Last I checked thanksgiving was about sharing and being thankful...but I guess you can twist anything to serve your political agenda. The native americans sharing food with the settlers wasn't important, it was all about, and I quote, CAPITALISM.

I dunno, I always thought the native americans sharing food (especially considering the atrocities we committed against them) was as damn socialist as you can get. And it saved the settlers back then. This isn't even a discussion about socialism vs capitalism...but trying to connect thanksgiving and the story with the native indians to capitalism is just silly.

Stay tuned for Limbaugh's series on Christmas, and why Christmas is really all about fascism....and of course his 2011 Easter special about Easter's relation to Communism (eggs for everyone, omgomgomgomgomg)

edit on 25-11-2010 by MrXYZ because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 25 2010 @ 11:43 PM
It is very interesting to look into some of the origins and meanings behind these "established" holidays, not sure if you've heard this before...

Let me ask you some questions first,

Why does Santa Claus wear a red and white costume?
Why does Santa Claus have little dwarf/Gnome like helpers?
Why does he Climb down a chimney?
Why does he travel in a sled pulled by Reindeer?
Why do we hang decorations in a pine tree at Christmas time?
Why do we hang socks/stockings in front of the fire at night, at Christmas time?

Now llet me tell you a story to help shed some light on the answers...

The pine tree is a very common tree in the mountainess villages and wilderness areas of siberia.
A convenient mode of travel between these mountainess villages is a sled, pulled by reindeer.
These villages have truncated roofs on their houses, meaning their houses have a large pyrimid shaped roof with the top cut off, this acts as an outlet for the smoke from their fires and also as an entrance, in that they climb in and out of their houses through the hole in the roof - the chimney. This is because in winter they can't use the front door as theres 13 feet of snow on top of's cold in Siberia.
As in many native and isolated villages or "tribes" they have someone who is the "medicine man" or "wise one" and what's often refered to as a Shaman, of whoms job it was/is to see things others can't and venture into other worlds/dimensions to seek answers from the gods, spirits, angels, pick your word, using a plant medicine.
Now in these mountainess villages, it s the shamans job, once a year, at a certain time of year, to jump on his sled and head out into the wilderness, being pulled by the reindeer to search amongst the pine trees for a special type of mushroom, called the Amanita muscaria, which just happens to be red and white, having small white dots all over the top of it's umbrella. While the shaman is collecting these mushrooms he hangs them in the pine trees to dry while he continues to pick more mushrooms.
Once he has filled up a couple of sacks of mushrooms and taken the dried mushrooms from the pine trees, he heads home.
When he gets home he lights the fire and hangs all the mushrooms that didn't dry during the day in "socks" in front of the fire to dry overnight.
Then early the next morning he travels to all the peoples houses climbing down their chimneys delivering his presents in the form of dried, ready to eat Amanita muscaria mushrooms, leaving various amounts according to the number of people in the household.
When his sacks are all empty, he heads back home to have his own christmas treat.

Incidently, people often see little people, dwarfs/lepracorns (is that the right spelling?) fairys or Gnomes while under the influence of this entheogin.
And we often see little Gnomes and fairys associated with/or in pictures with the little red and white mushroom?

Hope you enjoyed the story and have answers to some of the rituals, customs etc, associated with Christmas.

Of coarse, Xmas is a mixed recipe of borrowed ideas, not to mention the Santa - Satan thing...Oh too late I did

posted on Nov, 25 2010 @ 11:45 PM
Whoa, whoa, whoa.

I'm certainly not one that would stand behind Rush Limbaugh of all people, but seriously, what about any of what he said was wrong? He was speaking of the the direct quotes of Bradford and a few thoughts of Washington referring to the history of Thanksgiving.

Never did he say that the Native Americans' sharing was "not important", but he instead expands on the story that very few people are badly misinformed about. This would not be the first or the last time in which the education system in the US fails to display the entire truth about a situation (Columbus, Civil War, ect.).

While Rush's agenda is clearly his own, you can't deny the facts that the success of the Pilgrims WAS rooted in religion and "capitalism" as he points out. At most, Rush is guilty of downplaying the involvement of Native Americans, but he is in no way "rewriting" Thanksgiving.

The man is no saint, but he does make a few good points. It would be wise to actually listen to what he is saying first before criticizing it as garbage just because it came from the mouth of someone you don't like.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:19 AM
reply to post by gwydionblack

Myancestors taught him how to plant the corn we got from the Maya,...and they would not have anything to sell we should have hacked them up and warmed our popping corn with their bones.
They would out breed and give us there social disease we should have listen to the Mahenac and the Susquahanoc and the Massachusets said.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:23 AM
reply to post by Mythkiller

I'm Santa Claus

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:28 AM
reply to post by human32826

I Hate this "holiday" it is exactly why I suffer now I am a bastard of conquest,....My Opolopong blood makes me wish I was at the Wyoming mascre to spill that horrible blood from the children of the whites blood "as many as sands on the beach" they became.
I have never fit in with the bloodlines of anyone because the whites and human beings mixed and I am considered a halfbreed even if i'm only 1/8.
I am the result an intelligent 'n-word' from america that was told if i ever spoke of my injun blood i would not work any good jobs in this town ,..and that i should listen to my blue eyed aryian father and i could save my children.
Do you think I'm lying or are you laughing blue eye?
My children are many and they know how to live,...we WILL out live you.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:30 AM
reply to post by MrXYZ

Dont care about what the holiday originated from, its ABOUT spending time with your FAMILY, being THANKFUL for living in the great country of America, being thankful youre ALIVE, and getting to spend it with people you love and care about

...dont forget its all about stuffing your face with turkey until youre in a coma

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:31 AM
reply to post by human32826

woah man, such HATE..LET IT GO..all hate will do is wear you down and put you in an early grave

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:33 AM
reply to post by human32826

Oh ya,...and if you think I've ever taken a dime of your Gov. money check me out,...I worked for your illusion at the theme parks and I support all of my children with my HANDS.

My website

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:40 AM
reply to post by HomerinNC

I'm sorry ,...Rush just gets me mad,....I truly love all my brothers and as I said I am not only native I am settler blood who were some of the coolest white survivers you ever met.
It just pisses me off that there are no nationaly recognized holidays for the respect of the people who lost the most when the whites came.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:44 AM
reply to post by HomerinNC

Remember what C.Thomas Howel said in RED Dawn?,..."keeps me warm.",./...hate does if you don't forget,...she is more comforting than my woman.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 12:46 AM
reply to post by human32826

Remember, Red Dawn was a movie my friend

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 01:35 AM
reply to post by HomerinNC

Art is life,...Life isArt.

posted on Nov, 26 2010 @ 01:40 AM
reply to post by human32826

You better do what they toldga!
edit on 11/26/2010 by human32826 because: (no reason given)

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