Originally Posted by MerryCarey
It's so close to another federal holiday (Independence Day) that I doubt the government would seriously consider it. The government also prefers to make holidays on a Monday, so the date would not always be June 25th.
And like RJD says, it would unfortunately be another target for haters.
I respect their grit for giving it a try against all odds.
Likewise from me, RJD and MerryCarey. There is no reason for a "half Christmas holiday." Let the day live in your hearts.
"The bells, the bows and the flashing lights, the mistletoes and the 'Silent Nights. It's all for show, but that's all right. That's not why I love this time of year..."