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Christmastime event is no-Christian zone ( 'holy homosexuals' OK for parade)
WND ^ | December 2, 2004 | Joe Kovacs

Posted on 12/02/2004 1:11:39 AM PST by ETERNAL WARMING

HOLIDAY BLUES Christmastime event is no-Christian zone Santa, 'holy homosexuals' OK for parade, but no floats with direct religious themes

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: December 2, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern

By Joe Kovacs © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com

In the latest skirmish over Christmas in America, a Christian group is not allowed to participate in Denver's annual Parade of Lights, because church members sought to sing yuletide hymns and proclaim a "Merry Christmas" message on their float.

However, the event, now in its 30th year, will include homosexual American Indians, Kung Fu artisans, belly dancers and, of course, Santa Claus.

"I think there's an agenda that is anti-Christian," Pastor George Morrison, tells WorldNetDaily. "It seems like this agenda has crept in, and it's robbing us."

Morrison heads the Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada, Colo., among Denver's largest evangelical churches with over 4,000 attendees each week.

The parade, slated for tomorrow and Saturday nights, is produced by Denver Civic Ventures, Inc., with heavy promotion by its flagship sponsor, KUSA-TV, the local NBC affiliate.

The hour-long event features highly decorated floats with symbols of the holiday season such as Santa Claus, gingerbread houses and toy soldiers, along with what's billed as an "international procession to celebrate the cultural and ethnic diversity of the region," according to its website.

Santa Claus float called one of the 'most anticipated moments' in Denver's Parade of Lights (KUSA-TV)

Among those allowed to participate is the Two Spirit Society of Denver, a support group for American Indians who are homosexual, bisexual, or transgendered, honoring them as "holy people."

Also included are performers of the Lion Dance, a Chinese New Year tradition "meant to chase away evil spirits and welcome good luck and good fortune for the year," reports the Rocky Mountain News.

Despite the inclusion of these groups with spiritual connotations, parade spokesman Michael Krikorian said the event does not allow "direct religious themes." Included in the ban are signs that read "Merry Christmas" and the singing or playing of Christmas hymns.

"We want to avoid that specific religious message out of respect for other religions in the region," Krikorian told the News. "It could be construed as disrespectful to other people who enjoy a parade each year."

He notes the church group was informed of the policy last spring when it first inquired about participation.

Pastor George Morrison

"I could not believe what I was hearing," Morrison told WND. "I was floored. I assumed it was a Christmas parade."

Morrison says he attended last year's event and noticed a lack of any connection with Christianity, which sparked his interest to be included in the first place.

"Maybe they should hold Parade of Lights in January or February," Morrison told the News. "By holding it in December, it's assumed by a majority of people that the reasons the lights are up is the continuation of the celebration of the birth of Christ. In America, that's our tradition, that's what the holiday is about."

As WorldNetDaily previously reported, Christmas celebrations were actually banned by Christians who settled colonial America in the 17th and 18th centuries, as many felt the holiday was based more on paganism than Scripture.

But celebrations grew in popularity during the 19th century, starting with Washington Irving's 1820 book "The Keeping of Christmas at Bracebridge Hall." A week before Christmas in 1834, Charles Dickens published "A Christmas Carol," and in 1860, American illustrator Thomas Nast created Father Christmas, also known as Santa Claus, based on European stories of St. Nicholas, the patron saint of children.

In recent years, battles have ignited each winter across the U.S. as the public display of religion becomes a hot topic. The American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, has been leading the charge in many instances to preclude expressions of faith in the public arena, though the group is not involved in the Denver parade.

Recently, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, announced the phrase "Merry Christmas" would replaced at city hall next year with with "Happy Holidays."

Catholic League president William Donohue issued a statement yesterday on this year's attempts to ban Christmas.

"This is only the beginning of the Christmas season and already the anti-Christmas crusade is in high gear," he said. "In the name of 'separation of church and state,' they distort it. In the name of diversity, they crush it. In the name of tolerance, they obliterate it. Which is why we need to call them for what they are – cultural fascists."

As far as the Parade of Lights in Denver is concerned, Morrison says he has been contacted by several attorneys, but he's no longer interested in participating this weekend, as he would need time to prepare a proper entry.

But he adds members of his church will be walking the parade route an hour before it starts.

"We're going to sing Christmas carols to people on the street," he told WND. "We're not promoting a boycott."


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1 posted on 12/02/2004 1:11:39 AM PST by ETERNAL WARMING
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
Send the Mayor of Denver a lump of coal!

See Michelle Malkin's Christmas Crusade! Distribute at will to likeminded folks!

2 posted on 12/02/2004 1:14:15 AM PST by Prime Choice (I like Democrats, too. Let's exchange recipes.)
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To: All
ON THE NET...


WorldNetDaily.com: "CHRISTMASTIME EVENT IS NO-CHRISTIAN ZONE Santa, 'holy homosexuals' OK for parade, but no floats with direct religious themes" by Joe Kovacs (December 2, 2004)

AGAPE PRESS: "PRO-LIFE ADVOCATE: HOLIDAY CARDS EXPOSE PLANNED PARENTHOOD'S 'ANTI-GOD NATURE'" by Jody Brown and Bill Fancher (December 1, 2004)

A Discussion on FREEREPUBLIC.com regarding a RockyMountatinNews.com article: "PARADE PROHIBITION PUZZLES PREACHER" (December 1, 2004)

CNS NEWS.com: "SCHOOL'S CAROL RULE FOR THE GRINCH?" (November 30, 2004)

AGAPE PRESS: "CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT RELIGIOUS LIBERTY LAUNCHES AGAIN" by Allie Martin and Jenni Parker (November 29, 2004)

WASHINGTON TIMES.com - OpEd by Burt Prelutsky: "ACLU AND HOLIDAY SPIRIT" (November 23, 2004)

AGAPE PRESS: "CHRISTIAN HOLIDAY DISPLAYS AT RI CITY HALL RULED CONSTITUTIONAL" by Allie Martin (November 18, 2004)

AMERICAN DAILY.com: "HOW THE ACLU STOLE CHRISTMAS" -by guest author Jen Shroder (January 7, 2004)

AGAPE PRESS: "INDONESIAN CAROLERS ATTACKED NEAR POLICE HQ" by Allie Martin (January 5, 2004)

AGAPE PRESS: "NO ROOM FOR JESUS" -Column by Rev. Mark H. Creech (December 23, 2003)

COVENANT NEWS.com: "'HAPPY HOLIDAYS' --- BAH! HUMBUG!" -Commentary by Chuck Baldwin (December 23, 2003) (Read More...)

NYC SCHOOLS GIVEN LUMPS OF COAL FOR BANNING NATIVITY SCENES" by Melanie Hunter (December 24, 2003)

ASSIST NEWS SERVICE: "PAKISTAN CHRISTIANS' LIVES THREATENED THIS CHRISTMAS Some In Hiding Amid Increasing Muslim Violence, Reports Say" by Stefan J. Bos (December 24, 2003) (Read More...)

JIHAD WATCH.org: "THREATS OF CHRISTMAS TERROR" (December 23, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "TOWN REFUSES DISPLAY OF NATIVITY" (December 23, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "CHRISTMAS CD BANNED FOR MENTIONING JESUS 'It could cause offense to those who are not Christian'" (December 22, 2003)

NY DAILY NEWS.com: "THE HOLY WARS" -Column by John Leo (December 20, 2003)

AGAPE PRESS: "MOM GOES TO BAT FOR SON'S 'MANGER' DRAWING IN SCHOOL'S HOLIDAY DISPLAY" by Jim Brown (December 17, 2003)

CNS NEWS.com: "PALM BEACH ACCUSED OF HOSTILITY TOWARD CHRISTIANS" by Susan Jones (December 16, 2003)

AGAPE PRESS: "PRO-FAMILY LEGAL GROUP PRESSURES SCHOOL TO LIFT SALVATION ARMY BAN" by Jim Brown and Jenni Parker (December 15, 2003)

CNS NEWS.com: "INDONESIAN CHRISTIANS ONCE AGAIN LIVING IN FEAR" by Patrick Goodenough (December 11, 2003)

NewsMax.com: "THE ANTI-CHRISTMAS ACLU" -Column by Mike Gallagher (December 10, 2003)

CNS NEWS.com: "OHIO SCHOOLS' TEN COMMANDMENT'S DISPLAY CHALLENGED" by Melanie Hunter (December 8, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "OFFICIALS BOOT 'GOD' FROM PATRIOTIC SONG" (December 7, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "TEACHER TAKES 'CHRISTMAS' OUT OF CAROL" (December 6, 2003)

AGAPE PRESS: "CHRISTIAN LAW FIRM WANTS TO STOP SECULARIST 'GRINCHES' FROM STEALING CHRISTMAS" by Allie Martin (December 5, 2003)

FOX NEWS.com: "MOM SUES SCHOOL TO ALLOW NATIVITY SCENE" by David Lee Miller (December 5, 2003)

TOWNHALL.com: "THE 'OFFENSIVENESS' OF CHRISTIANITY" -Column by David Limbaugh (December 5, 2003)

AGAPE PRESS: "PRO-FAITH FIRM SUES CITY FOR VIOLATING SENIORS' RELIGIOUS FREEDOM" by Allie Martin (December 4, 2003)

CNS NEWS.com: "EXPRESS YOUR FAITH THIS CHRISTMAS, GOVERNMENT MINISTER URGES" by Patrick Goodenough (December 3, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "'CHOICE ON EARTH' RETURNS FOR ENCORE Planned Parenthood Says Criticism of Christmas Card Boosted Sales" (December 3, 2003)

NBC30.com - New Haven Hartford CONNECTICUT News: "MERIDEN LIBRARY BARS PAINTING OF JESUS" (December 3, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "STUDENTS THREATENED BY CHRISTMAS? ACLU Warns of Lawsuit Unless Principal Censors Celebration" (November 21, 2003)

WorldNetDaily.com: "'NO CHRISTIAN SYMBOLS AT CHRISTMAS' Red Cross stores bar religious decor fearing it might be offensive" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Fearing they might offend someone, Red Cross stores in Britain have taken the Christian out of Christmas this year, banning any display of overtly religious decorations.") (November 18, 2003)
stepping back in time...WorldNetDaily.com: "CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA BECOMES BATTLEGROUND As holiday traditions draw national controversy, believers, pagans grapple over Jesus' inclusion" (December 14, 2002)

3 posted on 12/02/2004 1:21:16 AM PST by Cindy
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
"We're going to sing Christmas carols to people on the street," he told WND. "We're not promoting a boycott."

Sing it Loud and Sing it Proud!!

I REFUSE to be silent and let the Anti's ruin my Christmas

Merry

Christmas !!

4 posted on 12/02/2004 1:24:00 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: All

A CHRISTmas CELEBRATION!
http://www.ilovejesus.com/myhome/cindy/index.html

THE CHRISTMAS LINKS PAGE
http://www.truthusa.com/CHRISTmas.html


5 posted on 12/02/2004 1:25:04 AM PST by Cindy
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To: Mo1
AMEN, SISTER! (or brother!) Why would a homo want to be in a Christmas parade anyway? Get back in your closets, queers, and let us normal folk have our day!
6 posted on 12/02/2004 1:30:47 AM PST by derllak
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To: derllak
We can't stop the gays from being the parade

But we can take back Christmas and the real meaning of it

7 posted on 12/02/2004 1:40:41 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: Mo1
Exactly as it should be! I will not now and will not ever delete Merry Christmas as a greeting. This is Christmas time...period.
8 posted on 12/02/2004 1:43:55 AM PST by codyjacksmom (Proud, new 1st time grandma as of 11/07/04....now it's payback time!)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

Jesus is the reason for the season. Happy Birthday Jesus.


9 posted on 12/02/2004 1:47:55 AM PST by ETERNAL WARMING (He is faithful!)
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To: Mo1

BUMP!


10 posted on 12/02/2004 1:49:22 AM PST by Michael81Dus (This tagline is under construction. Please call 555-TAGLINE for further informations.)
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To: codyjacksmom
From the Movie "It's a Wondeful Life"

"Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan!" - [Jimmy Stewart from It's A Wonderful Life]

11 posted on 12/02/2004 1:52:12 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: Mo1
That is such a great movie...it's time to dig it out and watch it again.
12 posted on 12/02/2004 1:53:53 AM PST by codyjacksmom (Proud, new 1st time grandma as of 11/07/04....now it's payback time!)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
"We want to avoid that specific religious message out of respect for other religions in the region," Krikorian told the News. "It could be construed as disrespectful to other people who enjoy a parade each year."

Freedom OF religion is not freedom FROM religion.

We shouldn't honor our troops on Memorial Day or Veterans Day, after all, every nation has been party to a war at some time and there are those nationalities who may have been on the receiving end of our bullets and bombs. It wouldn't be "politically correct" to only honor our war dead and not the slain Nazis, Viet Cong, North Koreans, Iraqis... < /sarcasm >

Is there a "Gay Pride" parade in Denver or nearby? Isn't that exclusionary? Shouldn't it be A Sexual Pride parade for EVERYONE who has ever had a sexual thought of any kind? Worship Bacchus. He's the god for the secular humanists. If it feels good, do it.

13 posted on 12/02/2004 2:15:40 AM PST by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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To: Mo1

I thought that the NYC St. Patrick's Day parade has successfully kept homosexuals from openly marching.


14 posted on 12/02/2004 2:16:45 AM PST by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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To: weegee
I thought that the NYC St. Patrick's Day parade has successfully kept homosexuals from openly marching.

I could be wrong .. but I don't think so

I think it was a group up in Boston and didn't they cancel it because they couldn't stop the gays from being in the parade because of a court order?

15 posted on 12/02/2004 2:22:37 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: weegee

My mistake ... I was a little off on my thinking

N-Y-C Saint Patrick's Day parade includes gays and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

http://www.wluctv6.com/Global/story.asp?S=1693823

The Queens parade is an alternative to the older Manhattan parade, which bans gay Irish groups from marching under their own banners.


16 posted on 12/02/2004 2:27:16 AM PST by Mo1 (Should be called Oil for Fraud and not Oil for Food)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

bump


17 posted on 12/02/2004 3:10:33 AM PST by blackeagle
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To: weegee
It wouldn't be "politically correct" to only honor our war dead and not the slain Nazis, Viet Cong, North Koreans, Iraqis..

Oh no, now you've done it. Next, there'll be law suits about this too.

18 posted on 12/02/2004 3:36:40 AM PST by mtbopfuyn
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

>>Recently, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, announced the phrase "Merry Christmas" would replaced at city hall next year with with "Happy Holidays."<<

I don't know if the Christian community is strong enough or united enough to pull it off, but maybe Mr. Hickenlooper should face recall for the anti-Christian stance he and the Parade of Lights has taken. The prospect of losing his job might clarify his thinking on this issue.

After all, who would have thought that an aging action picture movie star could defeat the sitting Democratic governor of California?

The left/liberals will get away with this stuff just as long as the public allows them to.



19 posted on 12/02/2004 3:40:09 AM PST by Captain Rhino ("If you will just abandon logic, these things will make a lot more sense to you!")
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To: Prime Choice

Send the Mayor of Denver a shovelful from the reindeer stalls, not just a lump of coal, IMHO!


20 posted on 12/02/2004 3:42:08 AM PST by MortMan (On ne voire bien qu'avec la coeur.)
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To: mtbopfuyn

They'll start with an "inclusion" memorial for the atomic bomb victims.


21 posted on 12/02/2004 4:19:45 AM PST by weegee (WE FOUGHT ZOGBYISM November 2, 2004 - 60 Million Voters versus 60 Minutes - BUSH WINS!!!)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

I believe someone in Denver needs to start a rumor that the parade will be really bad this year due to the queer clown S&M display or something and maybe also say there will be a live display of the neonazi party.

just a thought...



22 posted on 12/02/2004 4:49:06 AM PST by Jammz ("The only thing needed for evil to prevail, is for good men to do nothing.")
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

Get together with your church group and hundreds of others and line the parade route with people holding banners containing CHRISTMAS messages. In other words, if the mountain won't come to Christ, bring Him to the mountain.


23 posted on 12/02/2004 5:04:45 AM PST by IronJack (R)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING; american colleen; sinkspur; Lady In Blue; Salvation; narses; SMEDLEYBUTLER; ...
Where's the ACLU when it really matters!

Catholic Ping - please freepmail me if you want on/off this list


24 posted on 12/02/2004 5:58:38 AM PST by NYer ("Blessed be He who by His love has given life to all." - final prayer of St. Charbel)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
Catholic League president William Donohue issued a statement yesterday on this year's attempts to ban Christmas. "This is only the beginning of the Christmas season and already the anti-Christmas crusade is in high gear," he said. "In the name of 'separation of church and state,' they distort it. In the name of diversity, they crush it. In the name of tolerance, they obliterate it. Which is why we need to call them for what they are – cultural fascists."

We need 1000 more Bill Donohues.

I like the idea of moving the Holiday Festival of Crap to January or February.

25 posted on 12/02/2004 6:03:37 AM PST by Aquinasfan (Isaiah 22:22, Rev 3:7, Mat 16:19)
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To: Aquinasfan

I'm amazed the ACLU hasn't sought to overturn Dec. 25th as a federal holiday...

I guess it doesn't matter since it's not celebrated in the religious sense for a large part of sociery...

The Dutch-ification of America continues unabated...


26 posted on 12/02/2004 6:21:49 AM PST by Rutles4Ever ("...upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.")
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To: NYer; ETERNAL WARMING
Hark! the herald angels sing, "Glory to the newborn King; Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled."

Joyful all ye nations, rise, Join the triumph of the skies; With th' angelic host proclaim, "Christ is born in Bethlehem." Hark! the herald angels sing, "Glory to the newborn King."

Christ, by highest heaven adored Christ, the everlasting Lord; Late in time behold Him come Offspring of a virgin's womb. Veiled in flesh the Godhead see; Hail th' Incarnate Deity, Pleased as man with man to dwell; Jesus, our Emmanuel.

Come, Desire of nations come, Fix in us Thy humble home; Rise, the Woman's conquering Seed, Bruise in us the Serpent's head. Adam's likeness, Lord efface: Stamp Thy image in its place; Second Adam, from above, Reinstate us in thy love.

Hail, the heav'n-born Prince of Peace! Hail, the Son of Righteousness! Light and life to all He brings, Ris'n with healing in His wings.

Mild He lays His glory by, Born that man no more may die, Born to raise the sons of earth, Born to give them second birth.

Hark! the herald angels sing, "Glory to the newborn King!

27 posted on 12/02/2004 6:49:40 AM PST by murphE (fight terrorism in the womb END ABORTION NOW)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

BTTT


28 posted on 12/02/2004 7:06:37 AM PST by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: Mo1

Do what the Hibernians do in STL...have your own parade.
Happy Ranahanukkwansmas to all.


29 posted on 12/02/2004 7:10:10 AM PST by steve8714 (Urban sprawl and citizens' guns will save this country.)
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To: Cindy; Brad's Gramma; Grampa Dave; All
Jesus is the reason for the season!


"Happy Birthday, Jesus" by Donald Arey, Sr.

I had a birthday party, most everybody came.

They danced and ate and had a ball, But no one spoke My name.

They gave each other presents, as nice as they could be.

People came from far and near, But no one mentioned Me.

The stores were filled with shoppers, The restaurants crowded out,

But no one seemed to really know what the party was about.

They talked about a reindeer. I think Rudolph was his name.

Then someone mentioned "Jesus", And they hung their heads in shame.

You see, it was My birthday. They didn't even know.

That is why from heaven My heart is grieving so.

I came to earth from heaven on that first Christmas day--

Born in a lowly manger From sin to show the way.

I died one day on Calvary, on a cruel Roman cross

To save a world of sinners from a life of awful loss.

When you next have a party, with presents, friends and tree,

Remember Me, your Savior, whose birth has set you free.

-- Jesus

PS: I am coming again soon.

30 posted on 12/02/2004 7:10:18 AM PST by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: Prime Choice

Furthermore, let the sponsors of the Denver "Paganism and Perversion Holiday" parade, such as the Metro Denver Ford dealers, Starbucks, Xcel Energy, etc., know your dispelasure regarding their sponsorship.


31 posted on 12/02/2004 7:13:24 AM PST by Wallace T.
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To: Wallace T.

Good thinking!


32 posted on 12/02/2004 7:22:58 AM PST by murphE (fight terrorism in the womb END ABORTION NOW)
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To: NYer; All

Where's the ACLU when it really matters!


I realize you're being sarcastic, however, I would NOT want the ACLU involved in this. Organizations such as the Alliance Defense Fund or the Thomas More Law Center would be a better choice to fight this battle.

You can join the fight against the ACLU and their ilk by becoming involved with and supporting the following organizations:

American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - http://www.aclj.org

Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) - http://www.thomasmore.org

Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) - http://www.alliancedefensefund.org

The Rutherford Institute - http://www.rutherford.org/


Here are just a few recent examples of how two of those organizations are fighting back:

ADF Contacts Over 3,600 School Districts Over Attempts To Censor Christmas

ADF: 700 lawyers ready to fight ACLU lawsuits

ADF: Pentagons' Warning About Boyscouts Is Absurd

Thomas More Law Center: Town of Palm Beach Pays $50,000 In Attorney Fees Apologizes To Women In Nativity Lawsuit

33 posted on 12/02/2004 7:26:46 AM PST by EdReform (Free Republic - helping to keep our country a free republic. Thank you for your financial support!)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

F@gs will take any occaision to play "dress-up" and act like fairies.


34 posted on 12/02/2004 7:29:09 AM PST by subterfuge (Hey Dems, don't blame gays, it was your candidate!)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
THEY MUST MARCH WITH A MANGER FLOAT!!! FORCE THESE MARXIST BASTARDS TO MAKE ARRESTS AND DISMANTLE A CHRISTIAN FLOAT ON THE EVENING NEWS! DO NOT GIVE IN TO THIS! WE NEED TO TAKE BACK THIS NATION!
35 posted on 12/02/2004 7:37:33 AM PST by montag813
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
We all must know that secularists and pagans don't want (us) Christians in their midst. They don't mind almost any others, in fact encourage support and enable our opponents -- perverts teaching children, pornography displayed in front of families on TV, muslims and athiests requiring understanding acceptance, etc., etc.

This is my friends, purely and simply, an ultimate battle and it is following His Word vs. the path of evil. The stakes are higher than what we are to eat for dinner tonight or whether we buy a new car in two years. It is eternal life or damnation and we find ourselves forced to fight for what we know to be right. For, we will be judged by our actions or non-actions.

36 posted on 12/02/2004 7:51:09 AM PST by vox_freedom (Fear no evil)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING; NYer; Coleus; cpforlife.org; Salvation; saradippity; ELS; dsc; narses; ...
I suggest they rent a blimp to fly over the city flashing:

Merry Christmas!

Dress as the Three Wise Men and walk the sidewalks of the Parade route singing Christmas hymns.

37 posted on 12/02/2004 8:11:38 AM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Mo1

Amen, and Merry Christmas!!!!!


38 posted on 12/02/2004 8:20:43 AM PST by Die_Hard Conservative Lady (I have left this blank for a reason....)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING
Merry
CENSOREDmas

39 posted on 12/02/2004 9:25:04 AM PST by Dominick ("Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." - JP II)
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To: HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity; NYer; Coleus; firebrand; Doctor Raoul
I work for a municipality in the liberal northeast US (those of you who know which one, please don't mention it here - I don't want the Grinches to set their sights over here) and there is a notice on the bulletin board for a Christmas Party!. Also, when one exits the elevator onto the floor where I work, right across the hall is a Christmas tree (the ornaments are secular, but you can't have everything).
40 posted on 12/02/2004 9:53:40 AM PST by ELS
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To: ELS

This is well worthy of a Grinch award.

Every NORMAL person I know has or goes to a "Christmas Party." Since the vast majority of Americans ARE Christians, believe in God, or come from some type of Christian background from their childhood, it's UTTERLY absurd that any American is wasting time waging a crusade against "Christmas" or Christian language and imagery surrounding Christmas and the month of December. This is utter lunacy.

The purpose of the "establishment" and "free exercise" clauses in the U.S. Constitution were not put there to protect the self-esteem or feelings of people who might "feel left out" by not being Christian. All this anti-Christmas mafia stuff is so STUPID it leaves one speechless! Good grief...

Merry Christmas!

41 posted on 12/02/2004 10:16:14 AM PST by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: Mo1; NYer; Cindy; Tax-chick
MERRY CHRISTMAS, to you too!

The homosexual Indians should stick to...

LITTLE BIG MAN

Hey, it's a novel!

42 posted on 12/02/2004 10:18:11 AM PST by Do not dub me shapka broham
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To: 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...


43 posted on 12/03/2004 6:01:53 PM PST by Coleus (I support ethical, effective and safe stem cell research and use: adult, umbilical cord, bone marrow)
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To: ETERNAL WARMING

OUTRAGEOUS!

Hey, it's not as though this type of crap is unexpected. As it states in the Bible it will start out like "birth pangs" meaning that like a woman in labor she starts out with small cramps the get more intense in frequency and strength so it is with His second coming. These ARE signs that He is returning soon. Many are just seeing the craziness now even though it has been going on for years - now it is increasing and more in your face.


44 posted on 12/03/2004 6:23:18 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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