The Monday Memo

We’re all brave in our own way. For example, I’m not afraid of raw cookie dough. – Unknown

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • Presidents’ Day
  • Congressional District Census
  • NBA All-Star Game
  • One More Thing

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Presidents’ Day

Happy Presidents’ Day or Washington’s Birthday! I hope you are one of the people who get to take the day off!

Washington’s Birthday is February 22, but the Uniform Monday Holiday Act of 1968 changed several holidays (Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Columbus Day, and Veterans Day) to Mondays (to give those observing the holidays a three-day weekend).

Veterans Day was moved back to its original date of November 11 in 1978, which was a good move.

Every year there are several polls out around this time about Presidents. Here are a couple of recent polls: Continue reading