Skip to comments.America Supports You: Louisville Dedicates Holiday Tree to Troops (It's a CHRISTMAS Tree!)
Posted on 11/28/2006 8:26:45 PM PST by SandRat
| WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2006 -- Draped in strands of red, white and blue lights, and crowned with an American flag, Louisvilles biggest-ever Christmas tree was lit Nov. 24 in honor of all U.S. servicemembers.
But that wasnt the original plan, Wayne Hettinger, organizer of the annual holiday event, Light Up Louisville, said. We decided we were going to build an electronic tree that was 40 feet (tall) with a programmed lighting show, he said.
159th Aviation Regiment
America Supports You
Sheesh! Nice Gesture and all BUT IT'S A CHRISTMAS TREE! Sheesh I hate PCism.
Of all people on the planet, we should honor our troops with a Christmas Tree, if we are going to do the exercise. Is there even one person who doesn't know it is a Christmas Tree. Then call it a Christmas Tree. It's not a Holiday tree. I don't like Jimmy Carter so should I call President's Day, Holiday Day. See how foolish we appear to the world. The word Christmas and Tree are both words in the dictionary. Doesn't that make them eligible to be used. It makes no sense to me. pc is nothing. Dave Letterman should do at "Is this anything" on pc. But his take is probably that it is something. Hogwash!
As an aside, the Lowe's store where I work helped provide some of those lights for the tree. Every store in the entire region donated strands of lights as well as replacement bulbs.
Can you imagine hanging 57,000 lights on a tree? I have a hard enough time with just a few hundred on mine.
I hate PCism, too, and thankfully these good people know it's a Christmas tree, and we know it's a Christmas tree, so who gives a damn what the slowly-dying MSM knows or doesn't know.
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