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85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Nov. 24, 2011 was a sure treat for the spectators. The Thanksgiving Turkey float threaded through Times Square.   The parade has been considered traditional since 1924.

People joyfully cheered and sang  as  friends enjoyed feasts with strangers  reminding each other that there is much to be grateful for amid  the country’s hard economic times.

The  crowds were high spirited as they gathered Thursday for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on the streets of Manhattan under the sun.

The parade consists of variety of Enormous Balloon Characters and  floats like Santa Claus, Pikachu balloon,Sponge Bob  Square Pants, Snoopy, Smurf, Spiderman, Sonic the Hedgehog", and a lot more.

Bands and cheerleaders from different places added to the lively and festive celebration.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

 


  • There’s one more item to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving Day : the fact that we have Barack Obama as President of the United States (and as a viable candidate for re-election…..as opposed to the sorry set of rivals on the other side). Thank you Mr. President : your heart, your values, your basic decency.. are all in the right place. But… your hands are tied. Unfortunately they were tied by us, the electorate…..by not providing you with a Congress that you can work with, a congress that instead battles you at every turn, while the people suffer.  God, they don’t EVEN let you pass your own appointments. It’s not Tea-publican gridlock- It’s Tea-publican SABOTAGE. And then they try to pin the blame on Mr. Obama. These people have no shame…or else its been purchased by those who can afford to do so. Thankfully, OWS is part of an emerging grass-roots evolution that will help to both re-elect you Mr. President, and to give you a more progressive Congress. Therefore, on this Thanksgiving day,  I am thankful and grateful that you are the President Mr. Obama! And I wish you well.. You STILL. give me hope.