Trump: We’re going to win this war on Christmas

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  1. PeppermintTwist

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    And this time the meat has salmonella...because Trump has gone out of his way to guarantee it...what guy!
    http://thehill.com/regulation/healt...ys-he-would-eliminate-food-safety-regulations
     
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    I celebrate Christmas, I have no issue with someone wishing me a happy Holiday as there are many holidays this time of year and I understand why a business woudl choose to do so, can put up a sign saying happy holidays in November and it's good all the way to January

    a real religion under attack is the Peyote religion, Try to practice it in the privacy of your own home if your not an Indian
     
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    Christmas is Christmas not "all the other holidays".
     
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    it was a tall skinny guy, with a funny hat, and green hair, more like fur. I saw him flee up the mountain. that's Who
     
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    Personally I don't care either but I don't like the overall movement to usurp Christmas with "all the holidays". Christmas is the big one and Christianity is what our culture was founded on and is based on, or at least used to be. Returning Christmas to it's rightful position is a positive for society.
     
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    most people do not see Christmas as a Christian holiday, now Christmas eve many do celebrate as a Christian holiday, Christmas day not so much

    Jan 1st is the Feast of the Circumcision, many Christians do not see that as a religious day either

    they have become generic holidays all Americans can enjoy
     
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  7. sawyer

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    Christmas is not a single night or a single day, it is a season. A period to celebrate the birth of Christ and to try to be extra Christian so to speak.
     
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    yes, and it's on the 25th, not every other day.... happy holidays covers all those other days, though I woudl say say merry Christmas on Christmas eve and Christmas day for sure

    Example, Nov 13th is not a day for merry Christmas, but saying Happy Holidays woudl be appropriate
     
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    for you maybe, Santa tis the reason for many

    the secular federal Holiday known as Christmas is a BYOR holiday (Bring Your Own Religion)

    "Judge invokes Santa Claus(e) in decision"

    http://www.enquirer.com/editions/1999/12/07/loc_judge_invokes_santa.html

    Christmas has become so secular that the government does not violate the Constitution by declaring it a federal legal holiday, a federal judge ruled Monday.

    "no reasonable person would see the federal holiday as an endorsement of Christianity"
     
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    Government has become the home of left wing PC police I'll give you that.
     
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    that was a conservative Judge defending Christmas being a federal holiday
     
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    So where does BYOR figure into that ruling?
     
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    it's a secular Holiday, Christians or non-Christians alike can celebrate Christmas however they like

    "giving federal employees the day off is “no more than recognizing the cultural significance of the holiday,” she continued. That it accommodates Christians who want to celebrate Jesus' birth “does not mean the holiday has an impermissible religious effect.”"

    so if you want to celebrate it as Jesus's birthday (even though it's not) you can, I wont celebrate it that way, but I wont decide for you how you celebrate it

    the federal holiday is secular, the Christian version of the Holiday is religious, two different things
     
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    Trump: We’re going to win this war on Christmas

    This maybe the stupidest thing I ever recall hearing from a POTUS (if he actually said it as the OP claims).

    A 'war' on Christmas?

    What's next? A war on Boxing Day. A war on National Bird Day?

    Um Donald? Don't you have ANYTHING better to declare war on? Like your waistline (for a start)?
     
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    You think Trump coined this phrase?
     
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    According to the OP title he said it.

    And if he didn't, talk to the guy/gal who wrote the OP.

    I cannot help it if he/she is going to post erroneous OP titles.

    And I sure cannot be bothered to spend too long reading about such a silly notion to check it's validity.
     
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    sure he will send his investigators to Hawaii to find out more details on this war on Christmas, maybe he will hire Joe the Sheriff to lead it
     
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    He said it but he didn't coin the phrase as you earlier implied. The war on Christmas has been going on for decades, Trump just decided to fight back.
     
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    Actually, I said: 'According to the OP title he said it.'

    I said nothing about him coining/originating the phrase - nor did I think he did. I am quite sure in the entire history of humankind (since the 'invention' of Christmas) that someone must have said the phrase before this year.

    Just the fact that the OP title indicated that Trump had said such a phrase at all - in apparent seriousness - was the reason for my 'concern'.
     
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    Fair enough. I like that he said it myself and this is part of using the bully pulpit. This is what fighting back looks like.
     
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    He would declare war on Kim Jung Idiot, except the dude would slap back. It's easier for him to fight an imaginary war just as it was easier for him to "earn" a Purple Heart. What.a.poozie.
     
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    Trump knows his dimwitted base like the back of his little orange dong...

    he should put out a Christmas album with all his big hits...lock her up, birther, build that wall (they're all rapists and murderers), many sides, fire those sonofavbitch nfl players, little rocket man, war on Christmas...
     
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    Funny enough those that rule this earth believe in those magic sky gods enough to dress people up as them and let them read children books :). They have special secret ceremonies to worship them too :D. Who would have thought huh.
     
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    FINALLY some one that admits they lost NOTHING in the mythical war on Christmas!! GOOD FOR YOU!

    The left is NOT anti-Christian, most on the left are Christians so that sin of lying you may want to think about...

    They do NOT pretend it hurts their feelings to say Merry Christmas...(another of those sins ;) )

    They SAY IT! They say Merry Christmas....and NO ONE has ever told you you couldn't say it


    Some retailers wanted to be inclusive of all their customers, not just the ones you approve of, so they asked their employees to say Happy Holidays...

    ......now HOW in anyone's imagination that would chip away at societies values....society should value everyone NOT just people YOU approve of...

    ...and the word , I believe , is "verboten" not verboden.
     
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    That's your refute? The poster was talking Christmas cards
     

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