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By REY FLORES

Thanksgiving Day is the day many of us remember as days spent with family and friends, when we gather to give thanks for God’s blessings. More secular folk see it as a day of gorging on food and football with nary a mention of God in the day.
The fact that many of our families will be sitting at a table together again this year will make for quite the interesting conversations, especially after the presidential election. I think it’s fair to assume that many of us have politically liberal family members whom we of course love, but do not necessarily like.
While it’ll be fun to serve some crow and humble pie to many of these wayward family members of ours, we should be somewhat merciful, but do take some friendly cheap shots at them in a humorous way. It’s not every Thanksgiving Day that we political conservatives get to have this kind of fun.
Try this question for starters: “Where were you when you found out Donald Trump won the election?”
This should bring them back to the moment their worst political fears came true. It will bring them to the exact “chicken little” moment when the skies were falling all around them as they watched the phony liberal news anchors on television fall apart just the same way they were falling to pieces.
Do be prepared to duck quickly from an airborne turkey drumstick or a spoonful of mashed potatoes aimed directly at your head.
Not that we should make a mockery of prayer, but you can bet that at my table I will be definitely thanking God that Hillary Clinton lost the election, and that despite what Trump may or may not get done for our country, we thank God for him becoming our 45th president.
Can you imagine how many Thanksgiving Day dinners across the country will be having these same discussions? I sure wish I could be that proverbial fly on the wall, to either bilocate like St. Padre Pio or just fly from house to house.
People should definitely have their phones at the ready to video-record some of these interactions and then post them on YouTube under a heading like “A Trump Thanksgiving,” or “Turkey Day Liberal Meltdowns.” It would be really fun to watch these videos during the Advent season as we look forward to Christmas.
I realize some of you might be thinking as you read this: “That Rey Flores sure isn’t showing any charity, and is being both boastful and prideful.”
OK, I admit it, but like I said, it’s not every Thanksgiving Day we get such a terrific opportunity to poke a little friendly fun at our liberal relatives. You can bet that the last eight Thanksgiving Days have been tough on many of us conservatives, especially those in 2008 and 2012.
I hope that through some humor this Thanksgiving Day, people can get over their bellyaching and just accept the fact that Donald Trump is our new president. It was a hard pill to swallow for many of us in 2008 and 2012 when Obama took the White House, but we did it as gracefully as possible without blocking traffic on the streets or rioting, looting, destroying private and public property, or overturning and torching any police vehicles — let alone burning American flags.
What these liberals need this Thanksgiving Day more than some friendly teasing is probably a great big hug. You know, the kind of “huge” hug one might expect from a six-foot-three, 236 pound man in a nice suit and red tie with flowing blond hair.
Believe me, I promise you, it will be huge. They won’t believe it. It’ll be like making America great again, one hug at a time, big league. Together as a nation we are going to win so much, you’re all going to get sick of winning. I promise you.
So this Thanksgiving Day, let us thank God that we aren’t looking at a Hillary Clinton presidency, that we can finally say goodbye to Obama, and that we lived to see another Thanksgiving Day as a nation — and we hope it is back on its way to becoming the greatest nation in the world once more.
As for me, I am grateful for all of the terrific Wanderer readers and I pray that you all have a very Happy Thanksgiving with your loved ones, on your own, but definitely with Jesus Himself, because you know He’s always with us.
Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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(Rey Flores is a Catholic writer and speaker. Contact Rey at reyfloresusa@gmail.com.)

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