10 Suggestions For New U.S. Federal Holidays

Who doesn’t like a holiday? Everyone has their list of holidays they celebrate — some with more enthusiasm than others, and they all fall into a few, overlapping categories — religious, family, historical, silly, etc. The sub-category I wish to discuss is U.S. Federal Holidays. These days are recognizable for Americans because the banks are closed and, for some who work, it is ‘time-and-a-half’ pay.

Currently, the U.S. government recognizes 10 Federal holidays for Americans. They are New Year’s Day (Jan. 1), Martin Luther King Day (3rd Monday in…