Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I-R.I.) told CNSNews.com on Wednesday that his administration calls the decorated evergreen tree erected in the Rhode Island State House in December a “holiday tree”--rather than a "Christmas tree"--because that is what the tree is traditionally called. CNSNews.com spoke with Chafee following his remarks at the National Governors Association national summit in Arlington, Va. "You have taken some recent criticism about changing the name of the State House tree to a holiday tree," asked CNSNews.com. "Would you say that you believe in Christmas?"
Comments: I´m so sick of these insane morons who place more importance on the minority rather than the majority. How he could say something so pathetically stupid is beyond me.
Wake up call to Rhode Island voters. Why do you continue to elect this flaming moron? Traditionally called a holiday tree? Whose tradition was that? Druids in the dark ages before the advent of Christianity?
On Jan. 10, 1963, Congressman Albert S. Herlong Jr. of Florida read a list of 45 Communist goals into the Congressional Record. ... 27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity, which does not need a "religious crutch." 28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the grounds that it violates the principle of "separation of church and state" Replacing belief in the creator with belief in the earthly man-controlled State. 29. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis. And replace our nation of "laws, not men" with royal decree emanating from appointed judges and executive orders. Replace elected officials with bureaucrats. ... 32. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the culture – education, social agencies, welfare programs, mental health clinics, etc. ...
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The Architect, 12/6/2012 11:21:26 AM (No. 9051635)
Actually, yes it is a tradition you blithering moron! It was introduced in the United States about 110 years ago. The Constitution guarantees "Freedom of Religion", not "Freedom From Religion". If people want to have a Christmas Tree, let them. If Jews want to have a Menorah, let them. Out country is founded on Judeo-Christian ethics and traditions. If you want to have a "Holiday Tree", call it what ever you want, although exactly what holiday you are celebrating is questionable.
Even an uneducated man can be governor. It goes to show how simple such jobs are. We allow these types of people to steer our nation? If we must change our form of government I support a benign tyrant of intellectual quality over what we have. Hail Caeser! I see why the Roman Republic died.
It´s traditional in some states to get rid of idiotic Gubers - like this one.
We need a constitutional amendment to redefine freedom of religion, pointing out the fallacy of a notion of separation of church and state. And specifically allowing Christian religious prayer in public schools again.
Earl Warren as Commie Chief Justice was a California Jackass who forced his nonsense upon us all. Our nation has been transformed by his liberal idiocy. Ike admitted Earl Warren was his worst appointment and a Big Mistake.
Yet Gov. Lincoln Chafee covets the votes of those who believe in the Christmas tradition. A Christian would be a fool not to see through the lying charade this evil man is foisting upon the electorate.
No offence meant Mr. Chaffee, but you have squandered your time as the chief magistrate of your State. Denying you another term in office is the justifiable price you MUST pay for your stupidity.
Is this yet another example of the annual, ´Invasion of the Christmas Tree Snatchers?´!!! They are no fun, just bad news. ...Ignore the lefties´ revisionist theatrics, have some gingerbread cookies and celebrate a MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Oooooh! Hey, this is actually GOOD news! We´ll be decorating our Holiday Tree soon and now that I know it´s NOT a Christmas Tree, I think we´ll keep it up until Memorial Day, another holi--ooops! I mean, another Notable Secular Event Day!
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