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View Poll Results: forced patriotism and religion wwyd?
I'd skip the program 48 100.00%
I'd go and wear and ipod or earplugs 6 75.00%
I would protest the reference to God 24 100.00%
I would protest the forced patriotism 23 100.00%
I wouldn't have a problem with any of it 27 100.00%
I would be offended by both and complain to the school board 73 100.00%
As long as it isn't the Christmas Shoes or Grandma/Reindeer song, meh 23 100.00%
Other 17 100.00%
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Old 12-07-2007, 07:35 PM
 
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We dont go.

DS doesnt say the pledge either (which they only do on Fridays, for some reason.)

I wish the schools would include all of the children, but they dont. Having a Christmas program at all is bringing religion into the school. That instantly excludes any attendees of the school that do not celebrate Christmas....jewish kids, JW kids, pagan kids, etc.

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f Captain Crunchy starts a thread about lousy Christmas songs, I am sooo there!
I am, I am doing it now specifically about the Christmas Shoes.
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noooooooooooooooo. don't look. don't listen. shield your eyes and ears.

save yourself, for some of us it's too late.

Enjoy this one instead.
: i like the christmas shoes song, my mil died on christmas eve 6 yrs ago from cancer
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If you love our country, great,
I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that your children attend a government school. Of course they're going to teach patriotism, they're the government.

I'm not knocking people who choose to use public schools, but they are run by the government.

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I am, I am doing it now specifically about the Christmas Shoes.

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: i like the christmas shoes song, my mil died on christmas eve 6 yrs ago from cancer


that sucks. I'm sorry.


I really hate all of the heart-rending songs that come out during the holidays, but I also don't care for the cute ones, the funny ones, or the ones that have been played to death starting on Halloween. I think they should only be allowed to play them for 2 weeks by law.

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I think it should be illegal for stores to play loud Christmas music. I want groceries, not Santa Claus is watching you so be good. Sigh.

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