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Away with Crucifixes, Crosses, and Christmas

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Submitted by Mary-Ann Barnes (Canada), Dec 16, 2005 at 13:16

There is tolerance and then there is just plain ignorance... and we of the Gentile world should not be giving into these whimpering, self complaining, find every and any reason to turn our world into theirs.... What did our ancestors fight for if not to allow for us freedoms from agresssion and tyranical dictatorships...Was it all in vain? How sad and pathetic and futile and what a loss and waste of life and sacrifice!

ARE we are going to allow these people to come into our countries and dictate to us that our symbols and festivals of celebration are offensive to THEM?

If you find it offensive then go back to your own country and tell your friends not to even think about coming over here because we DON'T want you, if you think we are going to start changing things for you, after centuries of of content? You better think again.

I find it deplorable that Israel is having to cow down to the Red Cross and change their symbol because the Star of David is offensive... to who? Not to me. I love the Star of David and I wear one everyday! And I am not Jewish. However it is offensive to the Arab World...I am so sick and tired of these people trying to manipulate our culture and those of other cultures to turn us into their own devious world domination lackies.

Have we NO back bone? No courage to stand up to them? I do not care if I offend them with my culture and traditions. I did not ask them to come to my country! Our officials however were kind enough to let them in for a better life, Not to make changes in our culture. Try doing that or even thinking about doing that in their Arab world we would be beheaded before we could blink....People Think...they came here. I do not see any of us running for their borders and crying to get in.

I find it offensive that we are placating them and sacrificing our own morals culture and history for a People who want to wipe us off the face of the earth! All of us who are not Muslim....I raised my children witha tolerance for others but don't force your beliefs down my throat and don't you dare come here tell me my crucifix, my Christmas tree,my Star of David is offensive to you because this is My way! My country! and we have all been happy with everything until now now that you find our ways offensive ....all I will say to that is GO BACK FROM WHENCE YOU CAME and I will not be sorry
M-A Barnes
Mother of 3
Canada
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