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The good folks out at Repent Amarillo (self-described “outside the box in terms of traditional American Christian practices”) have opened up a new front in the War on Christmas, this time executing Santa Claus with a firing squad. Among St. Nic’s alleged “heinous” transgressions: “You have sought to substitute yourself for the place for the […]

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  1. Well, it’s true that Santa Claus does not exist and yet seems to be a ‘MAJOR’ player in the Christmas season. I really don’t know what Santa has or had to do with the birth of Jesus, which no one truly knows ‘exact’ date of. I find it ironic that Christmas songs say that Santa ‘knows if you have been good or bad’ when it is really God and his son, Jesus, who really know this. But the fact that a lie is inculcated at this time (Santa brings the kiddies all the gifts and uses ‘flying reindeer’ to accomplish this) is very stinging to me. Besides that, Jesus told his followers to memorialize the day of his death (and not his birth) once every year, his death was more important than his birth in what it accomplished for all mankind, and he is no longer a baby, but the reigning King of God’s Kingdom. Those Biblical facts are more important than what is promulgated during the Christmas season. Also, what Jesus taught throughout the Bible as to how to live our lives, love our fellowman and be peaceful with one another every day (not just during this season) and how to gain our Creator’s favor and bring Him joy is definitely more important!!

  2. A Holiday Thought…

    Aren’t humans amazing? They kill wildlife – birds, deer, all kinds of cats, coyotes, beavers, groundhogs, mice and foxes by the million in order to protect their domestic animals and their feed.

    Then they kill domestic animals by the billion and eat them. This in turn kills people by the million, because eating all those animals leads to degenerative – and fatal – health conditions like heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and cancer.

    So then humans spend billions of dollars torturing and killing millions more animals to look for cures for these diseases.

    Elsewhere, millions of other human beings are being killed by hunger and malnutrition because food they could eat is being used to fatten domestic animals.

    Meanwhile, few people recognize the absurdity of humans, who kill so easily and violently, and once a year send out cards praying for “Peace on Earth.”

    ~Revised Preface to Old MacDonald’s Factory Farm by C. David Coates~

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    Anyone can break this cycle of violence! Everyone has the power to choose compassion! Please visit these websites to align your core values with life affirming choices: http://veganvideo.org & http://tryveg.com

    “And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat.” ~ Genesis 1:29