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Kwanzaa: Holiday Brought to You By The FBI

Mudslinger Wrote: Dec 26, 2012 6:50 PM
Sorry, but Cinco de Mayo is not equivalent to St. Patrick's day. St. Patrick is the Patron Saint of Ireland and his birthday, March 17, has been celebrated in Ireland for centuries. It is a big, national holiday there and has been that way for hundreds of years. Cinco de Mayo has never been a national holiday in Mexico. Most Mexicans are perplexed by the way it has been made into a big deal here. It's an obscure regional celebration in Mexico and a manufacured holiday here.

Is it just me, or does Kwanzaa seem to come earlier and earlier each year? And let's face it, Kwanzaa's gotten way too commercialized.

A few years ago, I suspended my annual Kwanzaa column because my triumph over this fake holiday seemed complete. The only people still celebrating Kwanzaa were presidential-statement writers and white female public school teachers.

But it seems to be creeping back. A few weeks ago, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., complained about having to stick around Washington for fiscal cliff negotiations by accusing Republicans of not caring about "families" coming together to bond...