Trump Names May 1st Loyalty Day

President Donald Trump just proclaimed May 1 as ‘Loyalty Day’ in order to “recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles” upon which America was built, according to Fox News.

Trump released a statement that said,
“The United States stands as the world’s leader in upholding the ideals of freedom, equality, and justice. Together, and with these fundamental concepts enshrined in our Constitution, our Nation perseveres in the face of those who would seek to harm it.”

“We humbly thank our brave service members and veterans who have worn our Nation’s uniform from the American Revolution to the present day. Their unwavering loyalty and fidelity has made the world a safer, more free, and more just place. We are inspired by their pride in our country’s principles, their devotion to our freedom, and their solemn pledge to protect and defend our Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.”

The proclamation goes on to say that “in order to express our country’s loyalty to individual liberties, to limited government, and to the inherent dignity of every human being, May 1 will be known as ‘Loyalty Day.’

Trump called on Americans to observe this day with ceremonies in schools and other public places, including reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

He called upon all government officials to display the flag of the United States on all government buildings and grounds on May 1.

Sadly we don’t get a day off work because of Trump’s new proclamation. That would be nice, but this is a good idea. To have a specific day to honor our loyalty to American ideals and values. In fact, despite liberal howling, with all the threats we face today this is the perfect time to honor what makes America great.