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Old 12-07-2018, 01:56 AM
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Why have a "War on Christmas" when you can have a NUCLEAR War on Christmas?...

Principal banned candy canes because 'J' shape stands 'for Jesus.' But that was just for starters.

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Liberty Counsel — a law firm focused on religious freedom — caught wind of a Nebraska elementary school principal who banned a long list of Christmas-related items.

What kinds of items, you ask? Liberty Counsel provided a memo from principal Jennifer Sinclair that spelled out in detail all the verboten paraphernalia at Manchester Elementary School in Omaha:
  • Santas or Christmas items (clip art) on worksheets
  • Christmas trees in classrooms
  • Elf on the Shelf — that's Christmas-related
  • Singing Christmas carols
  • Playing Christmas music
  • Sending a Scholastic book that is a Christmas book — that's Christmas-related
  • Making a Christmas ornament as a gift —This assumes that the family has a Christmas tree which assumes they celebrate Christmas. I challenge the thought of, "Well they can just hang it somewhere else."
  • Candy Cane — that's Christmas-related. Historically, the shape is a "J" for Jesus. The red is for the blood of Christ, and the white is a symbol of his resurrection. This would also include different colored candy canes.
  • Red/Green items — traditional Christmas colors
  • Reindeer
  • Christmas videos/movies and/or characters from Christmas movies
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Why have a "War on Christmas" when you can have a NUCLEAR War on Christmas?...

Principal banned candy canes because 'J' shape stands 'for Jesus.' But that was just for starters.
What war on Christmas?
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Default Re: Principal banned candy canes because 'J' shape stands 'for Jesus.' But that was j

Wow.....

Reads like the Onion but, is probably real.....


Stupid people should not be teaching any young Americans....
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The principal is in desperate need of a prune enema, it appears.
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Old 12-07-2018, 11:33 AM
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Default Re: Principal banned candy canes because 'J' shape stands 'for Jesus.' But that was j

That didn't take long. She went wayyyyyyyy too far by banning all things Christmas, including the non-religious stuff. Also candy canes are hook-shaped, not J-shaped.

Elementary school principal put on leave after banning Santa, candy cane decorations
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That didn't take long. She went wayyyyyyyy too far by banning all things Christmas, including the non-religious stuff. Also candy canes are hook-shaped, not J-shaped.

Elementary school principal put on leave after banning Santa, candy cane decorations
My understanding was that candy canes were made in the shape of the shepherds staffs. At least that is the story that I had heard years ago.
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Default Re: Principal banned candy canes because 'J' shape stands 'for Jesus.' But that was j

how about instead of time off for christmas; or winter solstace or whatever they want to call it; they just continue with school as usual.

remember...if you rearrange the letters that spell santa they spell another name of a guy in a red suit who lives in an area of extreme temptatures.
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What war on Christmas?

But it's all offensive to some people, therefore it should not be allowed... in public... school, and having those things litter the school REALLY means the Gov't is supporting and promoting Christianity! and is in fact Establishing a Religion just by allowing it to be mentioned on gov't property. don't you see?
Therefore ergo the school HAS TO ban it all.
don't you know Santa Claus has also been know as "Father" Christmas... and "SAINT" Nick.
... egro therefore RELIGION.
"Christmas ornaments, songs, books. well Obviously "CHRIST"mas... establishing region so much... how has it gone on so long?
"Candy Cane" not religious?! Hurumph the Bible talks about CANE and Able?!
"Elves", "Reindeer" "red and green" not religious you say? then why do they only show up at "Christ"mas time ...hmmm?

People who paid the taxes for the local schools just should not expect anything they do of such a controversial and divisive Religious nature at home or off school grounds to mentioned or allowed by the schools they pay for.

the principal is simply following to it's logical conclusion the reasoning of the non-establishment propagand...cough.. I mean.. LAWS.
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