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21 Reasons To Give Thanks

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"21 Reasons To Give Thanks"

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This Thanksgiving, progressives have a lot to be thankful for. Here’s our list:

We’re thankful for our country’s troops.

We’re thankful the minimum wage has been increased for the first time in a decade.

We’re thankful MC Rove has more free time to work on his dance moves.

We’re thankful Congress has “wasted time” trying to end the war in Iraq.

We’re thankful radio stations don’t play “Bomb bomb bomb, bomb bomb Iran.”

We’re thankful for journalists like Molly Ivins, who was never afraid to “raise hell.”

We’re (not) thankful for wide stances.

We’re thankful to Michael Moore, whose documentary SiCKO started a national discussion on health care reform.

We’re thankful people don’t call us Buzzy, Cookie, Brownie, or Scooter.

We’re thankful we can now call Al Gore the “Oscar-winning, Emmy-winning, Nobel Prize laureate” former vice president of the United States.

We’re thankful Andy Card and Alberto Gonzales won’t visit our bedside if we’re
sick in the hospital
.

We’re thankful not all Dick Cheney’s cousins think like he does.

We’re thankful to be considered one of the “ten most dangerous organizations in America.”

We’re thankful that visiting the Mall of America isn’t really like visiting Iraq.

We’re thankful President Bush isn’t giving out any more back rubs.

We’re thankful for 12-year olds who can take down Rush Limbaugh in a fight.

We’re thankful our Halloween costumes aren’t very “original.”

We’re thankful no one (except the birds) gets hurt when Dick Cheney goes hunting now.

We’re thankful for “phony soldiers” who have the courage to speak out about the war in Iraq.

We’re thankful the “Commander Guy” has only 425 days left in office.

And last but not least: We’re thankful to ThinkProgress readers for their tips, energy, and support.

Happy Thanksgiving! — The Think Progress Team.

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