Mudcat Café message #3037413 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #116477   Message #3037413
Posted By: Desert Dancer
21-Nov-10 - 12:49 PM
Thread Name: BS: Thanksgiving historical corrections (USA)
Subject: RE: BS: Thanksgiving historical corrections (USA)
The Pilgrims Were ... Socialists?

"In the Tea Party view of the holiday, the first settlers were actually early socialists. They realized the error of their collectivist ways and embraced capitalism, producing a bumper year, upon which they decided that it was only right to celebrate the glory of the free market and private property.

"Historians quibble with this interpretation."

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~ Becky in Tucson