Obama Doesn't Mention "God" Enough for Republicans

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Obama Doesn't Mention "God" Enough for Republicans
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Registered: 05-03-2011

Christmas is not just a religious holiday. A Christmas tree has nothing to do with the birth of Jesus, so no, I don't think that's hypocritical at all.

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Registered: 11-20-2011

iluvkrat wrote:

"Christmas is not just a religious holiday"

Um...yes it is.

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Registered: 05-03-2011
"Christmas is not just a religious holiday"

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No, it is not just a religious holiday. How else do you explain the Christmas tree, Santa Claus, Christmas music that has nothing to do with Christianity or Jesus' birth? There's something for everyone...religious and non-religious...just like Easter.
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Registered: 04-02-2009

Wow.

 

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Registered: 04-02-2009

"Yes, both men seem to have a certain "groundedness" and "strength" that undoubtedly comes from their faith."

 

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Registered: 04-02-2009

Christmas trees are originally pagan, I believe.

 

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Registered: 08-30-2002

Christmas actually happens when it does because the pagans of



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Registered: 04-02-2009

I think this is a good link for explaining some Christmas history:

 

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Registered: 08-30-2002

Wow, I don't see anyting about being a multiply,



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Registered: 08-30-2002

Christmas tree was the Yule tree. Plus, most pagan groups honored evergreens in some form or another throughout history. They found them to be quite magical for their ability to remain alive while other plants went dormant. (Technically evergreens go dormant too. They just don't shed their leaves. The design of their needles allows them to shed water and snow so they don't



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