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    Petition to White House : Declare Monday after Super Bowl a national holiday

    Sorry if this was already posted I just read it and thought it would be great to have a day off after the Superbowl

    "PETITION TO WHITE HOUSE: DECLARE MONDAY AFTER SUPER BOWL A NATIONAL HOLIDAY
    Written by Brad Gagnon on Friday, 25 January 2013 04:31.


    People have talked for years about the fact the Super Bowl is sort of an extra national holiday in the United States. But if that were really the case, we could indulge just a little bit more at our roman numeraled parties on the first Sunday of February each year. Instead, Americans cost their companies nearly $1 billion in productivity and take a combined 1.5 million sick days on the day after the Super Bowl.

    It's that dual hangover -- one from the end of football, the other from alcoholic beverages -- that really does us in.

    So if most of us are phoning it in anyway, why not give us one more national holiday? Well, the internet makes everything easier. On Thursday, someone in Durham, N.C., launched an electronic petition with the White House's fairly new online petitioning system requesting that the Obama administration consider making that day a national holiday. At the end of Day 1, it had about 2,500 "signatures."



    When this new system was created by the White House in 2011, you only required 5,000 signatures to get an official response from the government. Now, though, they've raised that plateau to 100,000. That means this thing has to make some serious progress before it expires on Feb. 23.

    Then again, considering that the United States already has two national holidays within two weeks of the Super Bowl, I'd have to imagine the answer will be short, starting with 'N' and ending in 'O.'

    In other arbitrary Super Bowl news, the starting lineup for the Puppy Bowl has been released and whoever picked Baltimore for their prop bet on which Superdome end zone would be painted first is off to a good start..."

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    No. This is ridiculous.

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    LOL

    Done.

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    This would be awesome

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    Might as well. Everyone calls in sick to work the next day cuz theyre all hungover.

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    Make the NBA championship a holiday.................and hope it goes to ALL 7 games

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    Do it

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    Either put the superbowl on Saturday or yes make Monday a holiday. Love this idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by homestarunner93 View Post
    No. This is ridiculous.
    +1

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    People think it's ridiculous to have a day off?

    I'd be all for it.

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    Just make it Superbowl Saturday and then u dont have to worry about missing work

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    this sounds to me like something Obama could be famous for.


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    Even if it is made a national holiday, it doesn't mean that your bosses will have to give you the day off. Martin Luther King day is a national holiday and I don't get it off. There are plenty of holidays that many of us don't get off. All it will do is give government workers the day off.

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    I've called off sick after the last 2 superbowls lol

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