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New York City public school kids getting new Muslim, Lunar New Year holidays
N.Y. Daily News ^ | FEBRUARY 4, 2014, | ERIN DURKIN

Posted on 02/04/2014 10:12:43 AM PST by MeshugeMikey

Mayor de Blasio said Monday that he’d move forward with closing schools for Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, two Muslim holy days, and for Lunar New Year. But he was hesitant regarding Hindu festival Diwali.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy
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no wiccan holidays? festivus? how about GROUND HOG DAY??
1 posted on 02/04/2014 10:12:43 AM PST by MeshugeMikey
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To: MeshugeMikey

Not the Onion?????


2 posted on 02/04/2014 10:13:50 AM PST by originalbuckeye ("A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue;)
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To: originalbuckeye

NOt only did my city do this BUT they took away Good Friday. And because Good Friday is the Friday before a Vacation Week, Catholics teacher’s can’t even take it as a Personal/Vacation Day.


3 posted on 02/04/2014 10:15:47 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: originalbuckeye
no sadly not the onion./

perhaps this was what was on de blasios "mind" when he dropped the groundhog the other day?

as goes new york so goes...NOBODY ELSE...if we have ANY common sense left in this Nation.

Although I find this highly amusing on the one hand...on the other its deeply deeply troubling.

IM OFFENDED BY MUSLIME HOLIDAYS DANG IT!!

4 posted on 02/04/2014 10:17:08 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Wait until he gets wind that Puerto Ricans have 7 holidays in addition to the usual federal holidays.


5 posted on 02/04/2014 10:17:09 AM PST by cll (Serviam!)
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To: originalbuckeye

this just in.....

When is Eid al-Fitr in 2014?

Eid al-Fitr in 2014 is on Monday, the 28th of July

closing schools in the middle of the SUMMER VACATION?


6 posted on 02/04/2014 10:19:16 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: cll

wait until he makes attendance at the HADJ in Saudi Arabia...mandatory for all gubment school students in the city...


7 posted on 02/04/2014 10:20:47 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Whattabout one’s Birthday?


8 posted on 02/04/2014 10:21:55 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: MeshugeMikey
Lennin's Birthday?

May Day?

Castro's Birthday?

Che's Birthday?

9 posted on 02/04/2014 10:22:59 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: MeshugeMikey

That cesspool is being led by the ultimate in filth.


10 posted on 02/04/2014 10:25:41 AM PST by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

This America-hating marxist is out of control.


11 posted on 02/04/2014 10:27:37 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I find it funny that people complain about this, but refuse to have children. They are voting with their choices that Islam is more important than their religion/culture.


12 posted on 02/04/2014 10:28:46 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Don’t forget Mayday


13 posted on 02/04/2014 10:32:15 AM PST by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: nickcarraway

This is indeed exactly what one would expect form a socialist one worlder like de blasio,

It may come as a shock but it shouldn’t be a surprise.

wait for him to make KWANZA the next school holiday.

Tookie WIlliams Birthday!

hey why not Al Sharpton’s Birthday too, while he’s at it!


14 posted on 02/04/2014 10:35:08 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Looks like they will have to extend the school year into July. And then get rid of the 4th July in favor of Cinco de Mayo.


15 posted on 02/04/2014 10:35:29 AM PST by AU72
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To: I want the USA back

hes just the type the democrack party might choose as thier next POTUS candidate


16 posted on 02/04/2014 10:35:59 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Don’t forget Arbor Day, the entire month of February for Black History and a week for Kwanzaa!!


17 posted on 02/04/2014 10:36:35 AM PST by albie
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To: MeshugeMikey

Teachers unions fully support this!!!!!!!!!!


18 posted on 02/04/2014 10:37:52 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Paladin2

Barry Soetero Day? or Barack Hussein Obama day?

Malcom X Day! MAYDAY for obvious reasons...and then on to the Birthdays of Marx. Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin. Mao and Idi Amin Dada!


19 posted on 02/04/2014 10:38:14 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: albie

There are also surely a fair number of Kenyan Mystery Voodoo Religious “Holidays” that might be chosen as time goes by.

Pray for a Miracle!


20 posted on 02/04/2014 10:40:40 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

New York public school students would be best served if every day was a school holiday.


21 posted on 02/04/2014 10:41:14 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
"Barry Soetero Day? or Barack Hussein Obama day?"

Kool, two more days off.

22 posted on 02/04/2014 10:42:42 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: dennisw

“we all need us a Holiday at least oncet a week”

and this just in from Haiti..

March 20 Legba Zaou (eating consists mainly of a black goat)

now THATS diversity!!


23 posted on 02/04/2014 10:44:51 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey
"On December 13, 2005, Williams was executed by lethal injection "

Apparently a Day of Celebration....

24 posted on 02/04/2014 10:45:04 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: MeshugeMikey
"..eating consists mainly of a black goat..."

Racis'

25 posted on 02/04/2014 10:45:53 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

let us not overlook the very real possibility of there also being a Michelle Obama Day.....just to keep the peace in the west wing of the Whitehouse!!

De Blasio is such an arrogant puke he might name a holiday for Himself...

I can just see the future:

due to the overwhelmingly positive response to my new Holiday.... Bill De Blasio Day...Ive decided to name November Bill De Blasio Month!!


26 posted on 02/04/2014 10:47:24 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey
"Ive decided to name November Bill De Blasio Month!!"

2014 is apparently his Year.

27 posted on 02/04/2014 10:50:22 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

De Blasio may have promised the ressurection of one tookie williams during his campaign for all I know


28 posted on 02/04/2014 10:50:22 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: spawn44; MeshugeMikey
As conservatives, we don't believe in welfare, we believe in competition.

So why ask for welfare for your culture? We may not likes Muslims culture, but they believe in it. Christians, Jews, U.S. citizens don't believe in their culture, and don't care to perpetuate it with children. How is welfare for Christians, Jews, U.S. going to save them?

(I should not Muslim birth rate has declined sharply. But it's still enough higher than U.S. and Mexicans. But Muslims actually believe in their culture.)

29 posted on 02/04/2014 10:50:30 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Paladin2

WHITE GOATS are PEOPLE TOO!!


30 posted on 02/04/2014 10:50:50 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: nickcarraway
"Muslims actually believe in their culture."

It's not a culture, it's a seditious lack of Culture.

31 posted on 02/04/2014 10:52:29 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

the muslims have not allowed outside influences to demoralize them...if that can be said

so many childless couple cite worsening social conditions for their choice not to have children....,while playing directly into those conditions.

look whats happening in France...per populations.


32 posted on 02/04/2014 10:53:26 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Paladin2

You can joke, but it’s beating our culture.


33 posted on 02/04/2014 11:03:11 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: MeshugeMikey

I doubt social conditions are better for Muslims. I doubt calls for cultural welfare will work. Either U.S. citizens will believe in their culture or they won’t.


34 posted on 02/04/2014 11:05:18 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Paladin2

The first Earth-Day in 1970 was a celebration of Lenin’s 100th birthday.


35 posted on 02/04/2014 11:14:37 AM PST by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones - FUBO - Come and get me)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Have children.

Have lots and lots of children, and bring them up right.

Don’t let America be bred out of existence.


36 posted on 02/04/2014 11:35:06 AM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

We are to go forth and multiply yes!

even while the tyrants come forth and divide


37 posted on 02/04/2014 11:47:31 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

This is why it is time to get government out of education. When parents get to choose the school they want for their kids, these ridiculous arguments over control will end.


38 posted on 02/04/2014 12:50:51 PM PST by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: MeshugeMikey

Let’s make 9/11 a national holiday so no one forgets what the Muslims did to us!


39 posted on 02/04/2014 1:51:03 PM PST by golf lover (goingf)
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To: golf lover

That is an Excellent Idea!

As a matter of fact that is worthy of a thread on Free Republic


40 posted on 02/04/2014 2:37:30 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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