Wauwatosa Branch Christmas Party on Tue Dec 12

mkegop-logo-squareBlockbeginning at 5:30 PM at Joel and Linda Richmond’s house, 7315 Portland Avenue in Wauwatosa (north of Bluemound Road). The party is a potluck, so please mark your calendar and start planning what you’d like to bring. The Richmonds will provide the drinks. This is always a good social event. Our Republican candidates will also be invited to speak.

George Washington’s 1789 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 opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness. Continue reading “George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation”