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I’m grateful for The Free Press.

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I’m thankful to have escaped an assisted/independent living facility with my invalid husband, bought a house on our favorite street, on our favorite lake. I am so grateful to have celebrated our 60th anniversary with so much joy, even though our days together are coming to a close. I’m so grateful that we were born and grew up in the best of times and in the best place. We lived a full life free of fear, and thankful now that we are old. G-d bless the USA.

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I am thankful for my two grown children.I am thankful they turned out so well. I am thankful for my two granddaughters and the pure joy and innocense they are experiencing. I will be thankful for that to last as long as it can. I am thankful I have been in love as it should be one time, even though it didn't work out. I am thankful for my daily chats with God, the only time things really make sense.

I am thankful for my small group of life long friends and the fact that we all work to stay close. I am thankful to have shared their joys and sorrows through life. I am thankful to live in America. I am thankful to all of those people who have given so much to this country. I am thankful to still be alive to experience all of this. When my time on this earth is done I hope that people I have left behind will be thankful they knew me.

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Almost every time I turn around I find something to be thankful for. As dark as the world is becoming, I think I would be in a very bad space if I was not confronted daily with so many things to be thankful for.

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I’m grateful for a loving, forgiving Lord who knocked and for a heart that answered. I’m grateful to my ancestors who sailed to the colonies three hundred years ago and persevered. I’m grateful for an 1100-acre farm and orchard that year in and year out has shown me the immutable beauty of God’s handiwork. I’m grateful for my husband who doesn’t count my wrongs. I’m grateful for two brave women whom I likely will never meet but who gave life to my children. I’m grateful for a country where such a rich life as mine could happen. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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AMERICA and being American!!!!

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That my college age son and daughter have not surrendered to the mob...

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“I’m thankful for those one-person bathrooms that you can lock.”

-women

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I am grateful for my family chaos, my two teenagers who are so kind and crazy and give me hope. I am grateful for my husband of 20 years; we’ve been through hell and back. I’m grateful for my high school students who are the best Gen Z has to offer and remind me that all is not lost. Everyday we wrestle with hard ideas and they remind me to be humble. And I am thankful for God who has been knocking at my heart my whole life and even when I don’t answer.

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I’m grateful ComProf hasn’t chimed in today.

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I am grateful for my brother and sister. We have all risen from poverty, raised families and contributed to our communities. I am grateful for my wife and three children who give meaning to my life. I kvell from them. I am grateful to the members of our Temple who have provided me with a sense of community-even when we disagree about politics. I am grateful for all of my friends who have been there for me. I am grateful for the education I received on scholarship and the career that sprung from that education. I am grateful for the joy of reading and the poems highlighted by Douglas Murray. I am grateful for my health( they say I come from good peasant stock). I am grateful for the Free Press. I am grateful for Bari Weiss’s speech to the Federalist Society. I am grateful for being born in and living in a country with our constitution, which is not just a piece of paper but a living document of freedom which most people in this country appreciate--either explicitly or implicitly. I am grateful for Israel. We all must stand up against antisemitism. We must stand for civilization and try to make things better in our own ways. I retain my optimism that this is the greatest country in the world and that it will continue to provide opportunities to all those who try to live up to ideals. We have failed in the past but we have improved and we can continue to improve. Let’s not lose this.

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I am thankful that I was born in America. Also thankful for the Free Press for proving that there is still sanity in America. Happy Thanksgiving.

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I'm grateful for Liz Collins' documentary on the George Floyd madness "The Fall of Minneapolis." The pervasive gas lighting that went on in 2020 (and other places in my life) threw me off my axis. How could so many people believe such an obvious lie? How could so many people foment such blatant injustice? May this be a lesson to us all -- mob "justice" is not justice. It's barbarism. And may Collins' work get the innocent out of prison.

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I am thankful for the Free Press and the great people commenting regularly. What I love about commenting and reading comments is that most are not trolls or bots that one reads about but people with arguments, personal philosophy, and some wit and sarcasm. I never read talking points one gets from Fox or MSNBC but ones that were created after reading the post. It's a great way to spend the first part of the day.

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Haidt writes "I am grateful for strong shows of support for Israel and for American Jews from President Biden, Mayor Eric Adams, and many other leaders. I am thankful that of all the places, times, and roles one could be born into, I was born a Jewish American in 1963."

Talk is cheap and neither the Senile Imbecile or the pretend mayor puts their money where their mouth is. Haidt ignores the fact that Biden restored aid to Gaza - to stick it to Trump - and that aid went directly to Hamas to enhance their rat's network of tunnels and terror strike on 10-7. He also ignores that Adams allowed brownshirt demonstrations by those exulting in the beheading of babies and rapes of their mothers. Funny how we never hear leftist partisans such as Haidt extoling Trump for moving the embassy to Jerusalem and bringing some semblance of peace to the region. Or that Trump's beloved daughter and grandchildren are Jews and embraced fully by him. So sick of this saccharin hypocrisy and utter silliness.

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I’m thankful to TikTok for showing us that Democrats think 9/11 was good as soon as you tell them that Osama Bin Laden agrees with them on some stuff.

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