Friday, September 3, 2010

The AIP Matters editorial staff wishes you an enjoyable and relaxing Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day stamp Brendan I. Koerner offers commentary about the origins of the holiday in his Slate magazine article, “Why Do We Get Labor Day Off? Raise a Glass to the Desperate Politicking of Grover Cleveland”:

The nation will observe Labor Day this coming Monday, allowing millions to enjoy the waning days of summer, as well their last chance to wear white pants without earning a "tsk tsk" from Miss Manners. How did this early September holiday get its start?

To continue reading, go to http://www.slate.com/id/2106168/.

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