Skip to comments.Hundreds pack hearing on limiting religious music-Wausau,WI
Posted on 10/11/2013 5:59:49 AM PDT by UB355
Hundreds of people packed the Wausau School Board's special meeting to address an administrative decision to limit religious music at holiday concerts. Even before dozens of residents spoke on the matter Thursday night, the board voted to return to an older policy in which individual principals will review the song selections for performances.
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Common sense returns to Wausau...
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Christmas concerts should celebrate Christ’s birth. If that is no longer possible in this anti-Christian country, then have Winter Concert that has only secular music. This school district issued an edict that the choir had to sing 5 secular songs for every “religious” carol. So much for “balance.”
It’s time Christians everywhere establish their own schools while they still can. The godless Left has taken over the government schools.
It is insane that we even got to this point.
Recall/vote out the school board..they are idiots..
Has common sense returned to this school in Illinois?
some officially sanctioned replacement songs:
Oh Little Town of Washington
We Three Congressmen
Oh Come All Ye Lobbyists
I Saw Mommy Using Her EBT
My sons were both in honors choir in the 90s. They sang sacred music but only if it was in another language like latin or french or even hebrew. No limit on how much or whether X number of secular songs were included. It annoyed me at the time but at least they were singing quality music and for the most part, staying out of trouble. One of them was in a wonderful production of Godspell and sort of accidentally, it was produced during Holy Week. He cast this talented Jewish kid named Joshua as Jesus. It was sort of fun to tell his parents that Joshua was the same name as Jesus.
> It is insane that we even got to this point.
Agreed. I guess Christmas music is really harmful to Muslim’s and athiest’s ears. So I guess we can protest Latino or African American oriented music too? Boy people are such crybabies nowadays. If I were the mayor I’d hand out a bottle of milk, a pacifier, and diapers to anyone that came to my office complaining about that crap. Then I’d tell them to go find a job.
Is this the Freedom from Heaven Foundation at it again?
I stole those suggestions and sent them to my daughter who is a music teacher...Thanks.
So there really are people who prefer Jingle Bell Rock to O Holy Night. Amazing
No, I think this is the Fear of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. I think the original story alluded to the fact that the School Board FEARED that there might be a lawsuit — not that one had actually been filed.
We have a long way to go. “Winnipeg school drops Christmas concert for African drumming, cancels Halloween celebration
Canadian Press | 05/10/13 | Last Updated: 05/10/13 1:21 PM Some parents are upset at the decision by a Winnipeg school to cancel Halloween.
Theyre also annoyed the annual Winter Concert has been replaced by an evening of African drumming.” Everyone loves African drumming.
“Lawyers We Have Heard on High,”
“What Subsidy Is This”
“It Came upon a Midnight Filibuster”
“Hark! The Harassed Interns Sing”
“Away in a Managed Sustainable Forest”
The State is supposed to be your religion now.
Olatungi died 10 years ago...maybe it's a memorial. /s
S/B - Olatunji
Except hymns to Allah, of course.
My daughter replied with these suggestions:
Silent Choir, Secular Choir
Joyful, Joyful, We Ignore Thee
People, Look East the Mime is Here
Go, Tell it on Capitol Hill
Good Atheist Friends, Rejoice
Arrest for You, Harried Congressmen
Lo, How a Lie E’er Looming
“Arrest for You, Harried Congressmen” = # 1