1. POLITICS from What Not to Talk About at Thanksgiving Dinner (Slideshow)

What Not to Talk About at Thanksgiving Dinner (Slideshow)

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Few topics are as polarizing as politics. "Politics are part of those three things never to bring up in mixed company (along with money and religion)," says Tutera. "Dinner table conversation on any day, and especially on Thanksgiving, should be light and easy. Steer clear of anything that could get heated, even if you're all just yelling in agreement with each other." Whether you're batting for the same team or not, it is best not to engage in a political discussion at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Chances are, someone's ideals will be questioned, tempers will flare, and at least one guest will leave the table in a huff. In other words, avoid this topic for the indigestion alone.