Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: mr1precision On: Tue Nov 17, 2009 9:55 pm

This is just amazing to me. Nothing too Christamassy in the School holiday gift shop? Very sad indeed. :(

http://www.lowellsun.com/todaysheadlines/ci_13786186
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:41 am

This kind of thing gets me so frickin' pissed off!!!

Hey Chelmsford .... & the rest of politically-correct MA: IN AMERICA WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS - IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT, TOO *censored* BAD!!! :blowup: :blowup: :blowup:
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: Paulie On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 12:53 am

I grow weary of the "correctness" dance. Sad but it is NATION wide. As long as some whack job has the time and money
to pursue legal redress for lunatic fringe separation innuendo , it will never end. Maybe tort reform would be able to quell some
of the lunacy. God forbid ( can I say God anymore?) somebody may actually look at a seasonal display, and gasp, have ANY
thought at all ! Santa Clause now, pumpkins next! Bunch of Fun Suckers :x Until we are all zoned out dolts, there will be no
peace.
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: cabinover On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:04 am

We had one of these go-rounds last year locally. In the end the principal had no back bone and walked away after the school year was over. Pretty sad state of affairs when one set of parents can push their way through teh majority's objections.
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:40 am

Why does a public school have a "school holiday gift shop" under any circumstances?

The job of the schools is to educate the kids.

Perhaps if the schools actually focused on education then the kids might actually become educated.
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:47 am

It's probably just a school store that becomes a "holiday" store this time of year. Most schools around here have one. For what purpose, I do not know. But we should be calling Christmas CHRISTMAS irregardless.
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: mr1precision On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:04 pm

This little poem sums it up! At least it does for me.

*Twas the month before Christmas*

*When all through our land,*

*Not a Christian was praying*

*Nor taking a stand.*

*See the PC Police had taken away,*

*The reason for Christmas - no one could say.*

*The children were told by their schools not to sing,*

*About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.*

*It might hurt people's feelings, the teachers would say*

* December 25th is just a 'Holiday'.*

*Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit*

*Pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!*

*CDs from Madonna, an X BOX, an I-pod*

*Something was changing, something quite odd! *

*Retailers promoted Ramadan and Kwanzaa*

*In hopes to sell books by Franken & Fonda.*

*As Targets were hanging their trees upside down*

* At Lowe's the word Christmas - was no where to be found.*

*At K-Mart and Staples and Penny's and Sears*

*You won't hear the word Christmas; it won't touch your ears.*

*Inclusive, sensitive, Di-ver-si-ty*

*Are words that were used to intimidate me.*

*Now Daschle, Now Darden, Now Sharpton, Wolf Blitzen*

*On Boxer, on Rather, on Kerry, on Clinton!*

*At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter*

*To eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.*

*And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith*

* Forbidden to speak of salvation and grace*

*The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded*

*The reason for the season, stopped before it started.*

*So as you celebrate 'Winter Break' under your 'Dream Tree'*

*Sipping your Starbucks, listen to me.*

*Choose your words carefully, choose what you say*

*Shout MERRY CHRISTMAS ,

not Happy Holiday!*

Please, all Christians join together and

wish everyone you meet

MERRY CHRISTMAS
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:46 pm

Awesome!

I just cut & pasted that to an email, & sent it out to one & all! 8-)
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: mr1precision On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 5:59 pm

SMITTY wrote:Awesome!

I just cut & pasted that to an email, & sent it out to one & all! 8-)


Glad I could help! :D
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:25 pm

SMITTY wrote:Awesome!

I just cut & pasted that to an email, & sent it out to one & all! 8-)



Even your Jewish friends?
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: SMITTY On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 6:35 pm

It doesn't matter what religion they are.

HERE IN AMERICA, WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS.
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: Dann757 On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 8:50 pm

But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
-Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia, 1782

Read your own signature lately?
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: ErikLaurence On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:00 pm

Dann757 wrote:But it does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
-Thomas Jefferson, Notes on Virginia, 1782

Read your own signature lately?


Totally. We are not a Christian nation. So says the first amendment. Read the Constitution lately?


Here's some more Jefferson:

Where the preamble declares, that coercion is a departure from the plan of the holy author of our religion, an amendment was proposed by inserting "Jesus Christ," so that it would read "A departure from the plan of Jesus Christ, the holy author of our religion;" the insertion was rejected by the great majority, in proof that they meant to comprehend, within the mantle of its protection, the Jew and the Gentile, the Christian and Mohammedan, the Hindoo and Infidel of every denomination.

-Thomas Jefferson, Autobiography, in reference to the Virginia Act for Religious Freedom
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: Berlin On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:30 pm

I agree with Eric on this one. public schools shouldn't be in the business of setting up gift shops etc, if you want that, send your child to private school. Unfortunately though, the anti-christian bias in many public schools is alarming and pervasive so it's not surprising that emotions get heated around christmas, after all, it is "christmas break" (of course in many places it's changing to "winter break" that just happens to fall during christmas :roll: )
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Re: Nothing too Christmassy in Chelmsford Ma. Huh?

PostBy: mr1precision On: Wed Nov 18, 2009 9:53 pm

Berlin wrote:I agree with Eric on this one. public schools shouldn't be in the business of setting up gift shops etc, if you want that, send your child to private school. Unfortunately though, the anti-christian bias in many public schools is alarming and pervasive so it's not surprising that emotions get heated around christmas, after all, it is "christmas break" (of course in many places it's changing to "winter break" that just happens to fall during christmas :roll: )


I totally hear what your saying. However, if they are going to have it at least allow something festive. Nothing too red or green, no Santa or Jesus? Really? I'll bet they'd soil themselves if the Muslums wanted to have their stuff in the store.The PC police have gotten way out of hand IMHO.
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