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11th Dec 2006, 21:17
I saw this story (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16150563/) on CNN, now it's popped up on MSNBC, regarding the PC Xmas at Washington Airport.

Let the festive rant begin...

11th Dec 2006, 21:47
Sounds like the addition of too many attorneys soured the airport admin's eggnog. (Port of Seattle)

Not usually much of a problem adding menorahs to holiday displays elsewhere and they are kosher for the White House this year and years past. Menorahs and Christmas trees are both considered secular items according the US Supreme Court.

Bunch of overzealous twits if you ask me.

Happy Kwaanza! :}

11th Dec 2006, 21:53
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12th Dec 2006, 08:55
The really bloody stupid thing about all of that story is the rabbi demanding menorahs be included; the point being that a Christmas tree is not even a religious symbol, but a hangover from the ancient pagan festival of the solstice. Sounds like a sensible solution has been reached.

12th Dec 2006, 14:05
The trees and decorations are back up.

12th Dec 2006, 14:48
bear, I don't have an agenda. I'm very sorry indeed unwittingly to have provoked you to such a point that you lost all control and had to resort to being rude - my offence must have been grave indeed. and for that I apologise as profoundly as I can, for all hurt done to you and anyone with whom you associate. :sad: :\

In the meantime, try looking up the origins of the Christmas tree. :rolleyes: :D

Richard Taylor
12th Dec 2006, 19:32
Bear with sore head:

Go hibernate somewhere, winter's coming. And Christmas.:ok: