Republicans gear up in "War on Christmas"

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    IMO, this is just too fucking stupid for words. A Resolution by House Republicans:
    Whereas Christmas is a national holiday celebrated on December 25; and
    Whereas the Framers intended that the First Amendment of the Constitution, in prohibiting the establishment of religion, would not prohibit any mention of religion or reference to God in civic dialog: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That the House of Representatives--
    (1) recognizes the importance of the symbols and traditions of Christmas;
    (2) strongly disapproves of attempts to ban references to Christmas; and
    (3) expresses support for the use of these symbols and traditions by those who celebrate Christmas.


    The Washington Monthly
     
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    I am comforted knowing that the republicans are watching out for our interests that really matter.
     
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    Is this the most outrageous example of pcism or what?
     
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    I understand the need for this, someone from the Arlington County government broke into my house and removed my Christmas Tree last night
     
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    I am still undecided as to whether to put up a holiday tree or not.
     
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    I'll play...WTF is a "Holiday Tree"?
     
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    A sacrificial conifer.
     
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    Let's not be too hasty when we make fun of this "War on Christmas" thing. To me, it's the only thing Congress has attempted in the last 9 months that had even the slightest bit of intelligence to it.
     
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    We wont give them healthcare reform but by god we will protect Santa Claus!!!!!
     
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