Skip to comments.Jesus banned from this year's White House Christmas tree
Posted on 10/09/2009 7:37:37 PM PDT by patriot08
Feds lift ban on 'Jesus' on Capitol Christmas tree:
This hit the net yesterday, and after the conservative net went a little ballistic and fired off some emails, letters, and phone calls, then this morning ..voila.....word comes from Chairman MaoBama's Central Government that the Jesus ban has been lifted.
The people have spoken.....Happy Birthday JESUS!!!!! Although a victory for Christmas lovers, this is a sign this years' war on the birthday of Jesus is getting ready to fire up earlier than ever.
Just one day after WND reported that rules for the 2009 Capitol Christmas Tree program prevented children from submitting decorations with themes such as 'Happy Birthday, Jesus' and 'Merry Christmas,' state and federal officials are confirming the policy has been rescinded.
WND's report came after a letter was sent by the Alliance Defense Fund to officials in Arizona who are assembling thousands of ornaments from children for the annual holiday tree that is erected in front of the White House.
The change was confirmed both by officials in Arizona who have a steering committee to run the program and from officials in the office of the Architect of the Capitol, who administer the program in Washington.
Jonathan Scruggs, litigation staff counsel for the ADF, had written a letter to officials questioning the propriety of limiting religious speech and a specific viewpoint in the decoration program.
'The First Amendment does not allow government officials to exclude schoolchildren's ornaments for the capitol's Christmas tree merely because they communicate a religious viewpoint,' he said.
Read more @ http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=111655
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According to BO, we’re a muzzie nation now.
Jesus banned from Christmas. You just can’t make this stuff up.
Most people have heard the story of the Clintons x-rated tree decorations during the Christmas of 1994.
The story originated primarily from Gary Aldrichs book, Unlimited Access. In some ways it is better and some ways worse than it is commonly remembered.
If you have not had a chance to read Mr. Aldrichs book, or if you have forgotten the details, here are some of the more relevant excerpts from pp 101-6:
Good Morning, Mrs. President
Just before Decorating Saturday, I ran into some of my old team members from the previous Christmas
You arent missing anything. You wouldnt believe what theyre calling Christmas decorations this year. Its unbelievable. In fact, its downright disgraceful. Theres this one ornament, a clear lucite block, and inside are some old computer parts, and thats a Christmas ornament, see?
My other former team member chimed in, Yeah, its true, and theres all of this carved dark wood, not resembling much of anythingjust sticks and twigs tied together. They look like fertility gods or something. We cant tell.
Yeah, and there are pots, and carvings, some that look kind of obscene, and boxes, but nowhere can we find anything that resembles Christmas. Nowhere.
And have you seen Bertha?
Yes, I had seen Berthabig, ebony Bertha. Bertha was a statue that Hillary had selected to be placed along the public tour line. About eleven other examples of modern art were in the Jackie Kennedy Garden (the companion garden to the Rose Garden). Bertha was twice life-size and was very naked. In addition, Bertha had enormous buttocks, far out of proportion to the rest of her body.
That is why the permanent White House staff named her Bertha, which was short for Berthas Big Butt. This is what the first lady considered appropriate for the eyes of the thousands and thousands of visitors who daily toured the White HouseBerthas Big Butt
Fast forward to one year later. Again I was asked to help decorate White House. I didnt get it. There wasnt much to do. The Clintons didnt like tinselnot one tree had any tinselnor was there any snow, nor did there seem to be much for decorators to do
Perhaps Hillary didnt trust us. She had, in fact, hired some volunteers of her own. While in New York, Hillary had seen an office she thought was well-decorated. She ordered the staff to find the decorators and bring them down.
The permanent White House staff wasnt wild about this idea, but, after all, it was the first ladys show, and everyone understood that it would be done the way Hillary Clinton wanted it done
The GSA, the Park Service, and the Residence maintenance staff had erected all the trees. Some staff were on high ladders, hanging evergreen garlands. We gathered around folding tables to unpack the ornament boxes.
It took about ten seconds to get the first reaction. What in the world?
Then another. What the hell?
Then another. Look at this thing! What is it?
Hillarys ornaments is what!
From one end of the hall to the other, about forty people were picking up these things, staring at them, turning them around, trying to figure them out or stifle their embarrassed laughter. I turned to one of my team members. What are these things?
I heard the theme is The Twelve Days of Christmas, as interpreted by art students from around the country. Hillary sent a letter out just two months ago, really late actually, asking budding artists to send in an interpretation of The Twelve Days of Christmas, and this is what they came up with.
I couldnt believe what I was looking at. This stuff is just childish garbage! We cant hang this stuff on any White House Christmas tree! This is a bad joke.
Gary, the orders from the First Ladys Office are to hang these. Its what she wants, so we have to hang them. Anyway, many of them are from blue ribbon art schools, as designated by the Secretary of Education. The whole administration has a stake in this.
Well, if this is blue ribbon, then were in serious trouble, educationally. I pulled out one ornament that was five real onion rings (five golden rings) glued to a white styrofoam tray, with a hook attached to the back so it could be hung. But where? Maybe in Clintons bedroom so he could rip off a midnight snack?
I was disgusted, but some of it was actually pretty funny.
Gary, come here, look at this! It was a mobile of twelve lords a-leaping. They were leaping all right. The ornament consisted of tiny clay male figurines. Each was naked and had a large erection. My friend said, Whoops! and he dropped it on the floor. Then, Oh, no, as he stomped on it. He joked, Man, I hope I dont get in trouble with Hillary for that!
Some of the ornaments were silly and some were dangerous, like the crack pipes hung on a string. We couldnt figure out what crack pipes had to do with Christmas no matter how hard we tried, so threw them back in the box. Some ornaments were constructed of various drug paraphernalia, like syringes, heroin spoons, or roach clips, which are colorful devices sometimes adorned with bird feather and used to hold marijuana joints.
Two turtle doves became two figurines that had the shells of turtles but the heads of birds; there were many of these. Four calling birds wereyou guessed itbirds with a telephone, and there were at two miniature phone booths with four birds inside using the telephone. There was a partridge in a pear, without the treea clay pear with a partridge head sticking out of it. Three French hens were French kissing in a menage a trois. So many of the ornaments didnt celebrate Christmas as much at they celebrated sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Several of the birds had dark glasses and were blowing saxophones
I went over to one of the tables I hadnt looked at yet. Whats this? Of course. Two turtle doves, but they didnt have shells this timethey were joined together in an act of bird fornication.
I picked up another ornament that was supposed to illustrate five golden rings. One of the male florist volunteers grabbed my arm and laughed and laughed
I was holding were sex toys known as cock ringsand they had nothing to do with chickens.
Another mystery ornament was the gingerbread man. How did he fit into The Twelve Days of Christmas? Then I got it. There were five small, gold rings I hadnt seen at first: one in his ear, one in his nose, one through his nipple, one through his belly button, and, of course, the ever-popular cock ring.
I couldnt believe the disrespect that these ornaments represented. Many of the artists invited to make and send something to hang on the tree must have had nothing but disgust, hatred, and disrespect for the White House and the citizens of this country, a disgust obviously encouraged by the first lady in the name of artistic freedom
Here was another five golden rings ornamentfive gold-wrapped condoms. I threw it in the trash. There were other condom ornaments, some still in the wrapper, some not. Two sets had been blown into balloons and tied to small trees. I wasnt sure what the connection was to The Twelve Days of Christmas. Condoms in a pear tree?
Hillarys social secretary, Ann Stock, came down, carefully looked at the tree and its decorations and pronounced it perfect and delightful.
They are wearing me down Martin....
Jesus is going to ban O’Thuga from the White House. It belongs to Him.
Thanks for posting.
That’s disgusting. What a bunch of perverts.
That’s what they’re counting on, don’t give up or give in!
Jesus won’t be there; Obama will be taking His place.
Misleading headline? Looks like Jesus got reinstated.
Will we see another gay gingerbread man on the tree this year?
I know, I was just thinking that. Whose birthday do they think Christmas is, anyway?
Has anyone ever had a quote from Obama where he says that “Jesus Christ is his lord and savior”? Or, any quote where he says that Islam is a false religion and that he rejects Mohamad?
Amen, DarthVader. I am in agreement with your statement.
We’ve definitely gone down the rabbit hole.
OH NO he’s not a muslim!! He’s a christian! See? he went to church and everything!!/s
At least we have a record of where Jesus was born. Just wait until they move Christmas celebration to August. What will they call it?