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  Loyalty Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is a day set aside for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom.
The holiday was first celebrated in the 1930s as Americanization Day, and was intended to serve as a counterweight to May Day, which was perceived as a Communist holiday.
Loyalty Day is 'celebrated' with parades and ceremonies in communities across the United States, although many people in the United States remain unaware of it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Loyalty_Day   (167 words)

  
 Loyalty day
And they wanted that the loyalty of Americans to the American ideals must be asserted to prevent the growth of communism in America.
In 1932 some patriotic organizations were encouraged by the Loyalty Day concept and wanted to do something more to inspire loyalty to the nation.
So, the concept of Americanism Day came into being to be celebrated on the same day of the Loyalty Day.
www.theholidayspot.com /mayday/loyalty_day.htm   (411 words)

  
 JS Online: Hartford to host Loyalty Day
Loyalty Day is organized by the state Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Loyalty Day, usually May 1, dates to the 1930s, when VFW members began organizing celebrations to counter May Day demonstrations held by members of the Communist Party.
It was proclaimed a national day of observance in 1958 by Dwight D. Eisenhower and reaffirmed in a proclamation by President Bush last year.
www.jsonline.com /news/ozwash/apr03/133461.asp?format=print   (285 words)

  
 Loyalty Day Speech   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And that is where you and I and this loyalty day celebration come in to play.
Loyalty is a key tenet of virtuous character.
We must share the privilege of living in a land of liberty, in a land where free speech is protected, in a land where the flag remains a symbol of independence and perseverance.
republican.sen.ca.gov /opeds/38/oped343_print.asp   (1723 words)

  
 Loyalty Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
President Woodrow Wilson said, "Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice." Americans affirmed this sense of loyalty for their homeland during and following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Our loyalty to American democracy and freedom is born of pride, appreciation, and understanding of our country.
Loyalty Day provides an opportunity to recognize those who demonstrate their commitment to our country through service and sacrifice.
www.afsa16.org /history/loyalty.htm   (503 words)

  
 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) :: News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Loyalty Day originally began as "Americanization Day" in 1921 as a counter to the Communists' May 1 celebration of the Russian Revolution.
In 1958 Congress enacted Public Law 529 proclaiming Loyalty Day a permanent fixture on the nation's calendar.
As part of our annual Loyalty Day observance, I encourage all Americans to honor and to show our support for our men and women in uniform: Their service, courage and sacrifices are no less than those soldiers, sailors, airman and Marines that went before them.
www.vfw.org /index.cfm?fa=news.newsDtl&did=1853   (186 words)

  
 Proclamation 5803 -- Loyalty Day, 1988
In other parts of the world, as we know, totalitarian states proclaim May 1 a day of fealty and require a show of loyalty from the people.
The allegiance we Americans owe, and give gladly, on Loyalty Day and throughout our lives, is to a land and an ideal that beckon human hearts today just as always, here and around the globe -- the land of the free, where the only command and the only loyalty are freedom's way and freedom's sway.
, as Loyalty Day, and I call upon all Americans and patriotic, civic, fraternal, and educational organizations to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies.
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1988/042888e.htm   (346 words)

  
 S.F.C. - Veterans of Foreign Wars Loyalty Day 2002
The Loyalty Day Program is in held in memory of the departed veterans of Post #5705 and Springfield Township.
The First Day of May is designated as Loyalty Day in the United States, by an act of Congress.
The Loyalty Day services are an occasion which all Americans who served in the armed forces are remembered by their fellow citizens.
www.springfieldfd.com /firehp/latestnews/2002/vfw2002.htm   (201 words)

  
 mynatt: Happy Loyalty Day!
Loyalty Day, a national holiday intended to counterbalance the large public demonstrations which are, as we all know, mounted annually on May 1
The text of G. Bush II's proclamation of this holiday in 2003 is particularly bizarre to those of us who grew up in a culture which equates dogmatic jingoism with utter lunacy...
Republicans in the White House are always trying to proclaim days to celebrate their values.
www.livejournal.com /users/mynatt/19435.html   (216 words)

  
 [Reader-list] May 1st was "Loyalty Day"
R Loyalty Day, 2003 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/04/20030430-26.html To be an American is not a matter of blood or birth.
Their service and sacrifice are a testament to their love for America, and our soldiers' honor on and off the battlefield reaffirms our Nation's most deeply held beliefs: that every life counts, and that all humans have an unalienable right to live as free people.
This Loyalty Day, as we express allegiance to our Nation and its founding ideals, we resolve to ensure that the blessings of liberty endure and extend for generations to come.
mail.sarai.net /pipermail/reader-list/2003-May/002743.html   (657 words)

  
 May Day Versus Loyalty Day : Indymedia Antwerpen
May Day versus McCarthy era like "Loyalty Day" opened a UN Conference against Nuclear Weapons that seemed doomed by ambiguities and lack of reportage from its very start… including vagueUS intentions towards peace contrasted by recent trends and “nuclearised” weapons that support pre emptive strikes.
Origami doves seemed to be the theme of the day, large and small and looped into headbands, streamers, pictures, postcards.
This sight, this vision of common folk surging into the streets of New York City in non violent solidarity against nuclear proliferation was mostly lost in the vagueness of its reportage.
antwerpen.indymedia.org /print.php?id=2289   (2441 words)

  
 How did you spend Loyalty Day?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Loyalty Day, 2001 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation
I discovered that May Day is a very old Pagen holiday that celebrates the change in seasons.
When I looked into "Loyalty Day", I was shocked to discover that it was a national holiday created by our beloved President George W. Bush to allow for a show of appreciation for those that serve our country through their loyalty to it.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-chat/904208/posts   (433 words)

  
 Loyalty Day 2003 (Articles) Erin Ferdinand
The first annual Loyalty Day has come and gone without so much as a yawn from the mainstream media.
Though small communities held Loyalty Day parades in Virginia, California, Wisconsin, and Florida, the rest of America hardly noticed.
On Loyalty Day [the holiday formerly known as International Workers’ Day] we reaffirm our allegiance [either you’re with us or you’re against us] to our country [herein known as “The Corporation”] and resolve to uphold the vision [Patriot Acts I & II] of our Forefathers [herein known as “The Board”].
www.utne.com /web_special/web_specials_2003-05/articles/10536-1.html   (683 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Millions of other generous men and women have proved their loyalty here at home.
In doing so, they have strengthened our Nation from within and provided a symbol of hope around the world for those who seek refuge in a land where individual rights are revered and where their children can grow up in peace and freedom.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this thirtieth day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-third.
ftp.fedworld.gov /pub/w-house/0504-4.txt   (389 words)

  
 [lbo-talk] Bush proclaims May 1 is "Loyalty Day"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Each year we set aside this special day to reaffirm our >allegiance to those ideals and to our beloved country.
We owe a profound >debt to the heroes and visionaries who opposed slavery, reformed >labor practices, won the right to vote for women, marched for civil >rights, and spoke out with conscience and conviction whenever we >have failed to uphold the highest standards of freedom and justice.
From the War of Independence to today's peacekeeping >missions around the world, generations of Americans have shown their >allegiance by defending our Nation against tyrants and terrorists, >protecting our national interests wherever they are threatened, and >promoting our values across the globe.
mailman.lbo-talk.org /2003/2003-May/012831.html   (415 words)

  
 portland imc - 2005.06.04 - May Day Versus Loyalty Day
May Day versus McCarthy era like "Loyalty Day" opened a UN Conference against Nuclear Weapons that seemed doomed by ambiguities and lack of reportage from its very start...
The "Law Day" concept was endorsed by Eisenhower, as is shown by his proclamation in 1958 -- "to strengthen our great heritage of liberty, justice, and equality under law." However, there was no act of congress endorsing "Law Day" until the administration of John F. Kennedy.
In 1961, the first day of May was designated by joint resolution of Congress as the official date for celebrating "Law Day U.S.A." and President Kennedy in the same year issued a proclamation urging its observance.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2005/06/318735.shtml   (3207 words)

  
 Loyalty Day, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Our citizens are bound by ideals that represent the hope of all mankind: that all men are created equal, endowed with unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
I also call upon government officials to display the flag of the United States on all government buildings on Loyalty Day.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this thirtieth day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-seventh.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/904291/posts   (940 words)

  
 Methodist College - Loyalty Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is an honor to serve as the Chairman of the 2005 Loyalty Day fund drive.
The fact that all funds raised in this year’s Loyalty Day fund drive will be used for financial aid and scholarships gives me even more reason to encourage you to give.
Beginning in 2005, Loyalty Day funds, traditionally used for general operating support of the College, will be used specifically for student scholarships.
www.methodist.edu /development/loyalty.htm   (876 words)

  
 S.F.C. - VFW Loyalty Day 2003
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #5705 held their 11th Annual Loyalty Day ceremony on May 3rd at the Township Building.
The VFW honors one member from the Ambulance, Fire and Police Departments each year for their service to the community.
We are honored to participate in the event each year and we our honored to see the men and women who proudly served their country.
www.springfieldfd.com /firehp/latestnews/2003/vfw2003.htm   (149 words)

  
 Happy Loyalty Day! | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This was first officially made a national day of observance on May 1 in 1958 by Eisenhower.
You know, like, loyalty to one's country is like, you know, soooooooooo 1776.
The word "loyalty" is conspicuously absent from the text of the Constitution.
www.metafilter.com /mefi/25498   (1185 words)

  
 boycott-riaa.com - Article: Loyalty Day, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Also loyalty to ones country is a good thing.
A day to stop and think about what's good about being American and maybe what could be better.
If I was truly loyal to the vision of our Forefathers, then I would denounce virtually all of the Congress, most of the judiciary, and a large percentage of the Executive branch, because their operations bear little resemblence to the original principles.
www.boycott-riaa.com /article/11824   (1326 words)

  
 Proclamation 5471 -- Loyalty Day, 1986   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Now, Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 1, 1986, as Loyalty Day and call upon all Americans and all patriotic, civic, fraternal, and educational organizations to observe that day with appropriate ceremonies.
I also call upon government officials to display the flag of the United States on all government buildings and grounds on that day.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this first day of May, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and tenth.
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1986/50186a.htm   (264 words)

  
 Infoplease Search: loyalty day
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 a relative path: Loyalty Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And here I thought it was May Day.
Loyalty to the government when it deserves it.
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www.relativepath.org /2003/05/loyalty_day.html   (42 words)

  
 [Sheepdip] Fw: Loyalty Day Parade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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The staging area is on Geneseo St which is one block south of Baseline Road.
www.aboutharvest.org /pipermail/sheepdip_cap-blacksheep.org/2003-May/000538.html   (158 words)

  
 Whiskey Bar: Loyalty Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation The Congress, by Public Law 85-529, as amended, has designated May 1 of each year as "Loyalty Day," and I ask all Americans to join me in this day...
The abject silliness of Loyalty oaths is quite apparent, though the Caligula from Crawford can't see it.
Why is it not a surprise to me that loyalty to our nation would be viewed as SATIRE by this group?
billmon.org /archives/000076.html   (801 words)

  
 PC-Loyalty - Proclamation - May 1 Loyalty Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On Loyalty Day, as we formally acknowledge our faith in America
year as "Loyalty Day" to remind us of the many blessings we enjoy as
States of America, do hereby proclaim May 1, 1998, as Loyalty Day.
www.uhuh.com /laws/pc-loyalty.htm   (432 words)

  
 1953 Resolution Establishing Loyalty Day
Proposing to direct the Governor to designate May 1 of each year as "Loyalty Day."
Whereas, it is altogether fitting and proper that the people of this sovereign State combat the base supplications of these godless hordes of socialism by a rededication of our lives to God, country, and the sacred course of individual liberty;
Now, therefore, be it resolved by the General Assembly of Georgia, that the Governor be authorized and directed by proclamation to designate May 1 of each year as "Loyalty Day", at which time all the citizens of this State shall reaffirm their beliefs, as aforesaid.
www.cviog.uga.edu /Projects/gainfo/1953resn-5.htm   (174 words)

  
 LAZAWORLD Club Holiday- May Day Celebration at TheHolidaySpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
May day, law day and loyalty day celebrations at TheHolidaySpot.com
On 1st of may, loyalty day, may day and law day is celebrated all over the USA and also the rest of world.
We have brought to you these three holidays as a package, for your celebrations online.
www.efestivals.biz /rslv.dxl?acc=lazaworldclubholiday&redirct=mayday&pg=index.dxl   (66 words)

  
 Cool Running :: Loyalty Day 5K Run/Walk Race Results
Cool Running :: Loyalty Day 5K Run/Walk Race Results
The Manchester VT Lions Club in conjunction with the Manchester Loyalty Day Parade conducted a 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, May 23.
Under threatening skies, the race got underway just a few minutes before the start of the Loyalty Day Parade.
www.coolrunning.com /results/04/vt/May23_Loyalt_set1.shtml   (227 words)

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