December 21, 2007
Whose Christmas Is It Anyway?
Here we go again. Even before the Thanksgiving turkey made it through the leftover cycle, the now-annual, national Christmas squabble began.Neighbors in a stew over a manger scene in somebody else's front yard; call the ACLU. A store won't call their evergreens Christmas trees; it makes the evening news. A company's catalog says "holiday" instead of "Christmas"; a boycott is announced. Somebody get out the volume of Supreme Court rulings labeled, "Christmas," so we'll know which way the Christmas winds of justice are blowing this year; it's all capricious nonsense. This bickering is downright sacrilegious. Time to plan the little tykes' holiday pageant; Santa is fine but Jesus is banned. Santa brings sugar-laden candy; call the AMA. Now that you mention it, he's too fat; call Jenny Craig. Put the reindeer on hold and call the PETA; animals are people too. Santa says...(Read Full Article)