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National Christmas Tree toppled behind the White House
CNN.com ^ | 2-19-11 | Mary Grace Lucas

Posted on 02/19/2011 8:02:58 PM PST by jackv

The 42-foot tall Colorado blue spruce snapped at its base during high winds Saturday morning in Washington.

The spruce had been in its current location for more than 32 years. It came from the Myers family farm outside of York, Pennsylvania, the Park Service said.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


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KEYWORDS: christmas; christmastree; toppled; tree
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Weird!!!
1 posted on 02/19/2011 8:03:01 PM PST by jackv
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To: jackv

God is talking.


2 posted on 02/19/2011 8:04:44 PM PST by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: jackv

Is God mad at the pagan symbol?


3 posted on 02/19/2011 8:04:45 PM PST by sagar
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To: jackv

Another act of God showing his displeasure with the current godless communist muslim occupant.


4 posted on 02/19/2011 8:05:04 PM PST by Tea Party Reveler
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To: jackv

I blame Bush for this event.


5 posted on 02/19/2011 8:05:26 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: jackv

Jane Eyre.


6 posted on 02/19/2011 8:06:18 PM PST by A_perfect_lady (Islam is as Islam does.)
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To: jackv

sad.....


7 posted on 02/19/2011 8:06:57 PM PST by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: jackv

“Christmas” tree? Oh, you mean the “event in Christmas that Christians celebrate but due to pc-ness must never be uttered” tree?


8 posted on 02/19/2011 8:07:03 PM PST by max americana
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To: jackv

Flies, bees, rats now this. Hmmmm?


9 posted on 02/19/2011 8:07:43 PM PST by ColdOne (2012 the END of an ERROR!)
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To: jackv
Prophetic tree trimming, which occurs on the 33rd anniversity of it's planting. Jesus Christ lived to the exact same age before He was crucified and returned to the Father.

Perhaps, this is another sign that the Church age has ended and the 70 week of Daniel has already begun. Don't be surprised if God's making a statement about the true nature of the current occupant of the White House!

10 posted on 02/19/2011 8:08:34 PM PST by STD (Stock Up on Precious Metals While You Still Can)
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To: jackv

Obama!!!! What have you done!!!!!!

11 posted on 02/19/2011 8:08:43 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: jackv

Omen? Obama beware. 2012 is just around the corner. ;-)


12 posted on 02/19/2011 8:08:54 PM PST by doc1019
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To: jackv

Bambi might say, quoting the little ditty we all learned as children about George Washington and the cherry tree...”With my little ax...”

Actually, Bambi would never admit to it because he’s a liar since the day of his birth and lying is his nature.


13 posted on 02/19/2011 8:09:31 PM PST by livius
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To: sagar

More likely mad at the pagan occupant of the WH.


14 posted on 02/19/2011 8:10:32 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: jackv

The tree committed suicide because it couldn’t stand the thought of having to go through one more Christmas tree lighting event with the Obamas.


15 posted on 02/19/2011 8:10:41 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

God is NOT happy with Obama and the U.S. in general.

We have been kicking Him out of our culture and churches for YEARS. Just read the Bible and SEE what He consistently does when He is pissed off.


16 posted on 02/19/2011 8:12:33 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aragorn; auggy; autumnraine; ...
US rebukes Israel and suddenly this????
I can't help but think that God is not pleased!!! This is not the first time He has sent a proverbial shot across the bow...so to speak when it comes to the heinous actions aginst Israel.
17 posted on 02/19/2011 8:13:42 PM PST by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: library user

Few are listening and even fewer care.


18 posted on 02/19/2011 8:13:49 PM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: jackv

Crazy winds today. Brush fires all day up and down I-95.


19 posted on 02/19/2011 8:15:46 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: jackv

Perhaps a little well-placed notch was put in the base of the tree... nah, the Obamites wouldn’t do that /sarc


20 posted on 02/19/2011 8:16:20 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: jackv

Pathetic fallacy for a pathetic phallus.


21 posted on 02/19/2011 8:16:57 PM PST by DeFault User
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To: jackv


22 posted on 02/19/2011 8:17:37 PM PST by TSgt (Colonel Allen West & Michele Bachman - 2012 POTUS Dream Team Ticket!)
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To: jackv
It assessed it's proximity to the current occupant at 1600 Penn Ave., and opted to commit suicide.

"But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: for men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away, for his name is Obama."

23 posted on 02/19/2011 8:18:36 PM PST by Viking2002 (RELEASE THE KRAKEN!!!!!!)
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To: nmh

Series of neuron activities in mere mortals do not terminate the omnipresent property of the lord of the multiverse.


24 posted on 02/19/2011 8:19:22 PM PST by sagar
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To: STD
Perhaps, this is another sign that the Church age has ended and the 70 week of Daniel has already begun.

Honestly, that wouldn't surprise me one bit. Given the fact that in all of human history, only two people have been raptured (and both of them are scheduled to come back and meet their ends in Israel in modern times) I don't think a pre-tribulation rapture is consistent with scripture. It's consistent with the easy-believism of the 20th century, but not with the previous 20 centuries. I think we're going to go smack dab into the tribulation. I already see signs of the great falling away among us - blatantly in some corners, more subtley in others.
25 posted on 02/19/2011 8:19:50 PM PST by Yet_Again
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To: jackv

Karma.

Kismet.

God spoke.


26 posted on 02/19/2011 8:21:15 PM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: sagar

50 million babies have been sucked out their mother’s wombs, and the Islamo-fascist in chief finds nothing disturbing that the organization paid to do this by U.S. taxpayers also helps cover up child-prostitution rings. But God is mad at a Christmas tree? That’s some first-rate sick belief system at work, there.


27 posted on 02/19/2011 8:22:08 PM PST by dangus
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To: jackv

Obummer wants to replace it with a Tannenbummer


28 posted on 02/19/2011 8:22:12 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: Lazlo in PA
It is Bush's fault, he planned it perfectly. I suppose now Obama will need another
vacation to contemplate whether anybody heard it fall.
29 posted on 02/19/2011 8:23:39 PM PST by MaxMax
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To: jackv

Will it be replaced, and will the replacement be a “Christmas tree” or will it be the “National Winter Spruce” or some other such nonsense?


30 posted on 02/19/2011 8:26:37 PM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Ev Reeman

Does this event have anything to do with the Toomer Oaks and the Alabama - Auburn feud?


31 posted on 02/19/2011 8:26:45 PM PST by Memphis Moe
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To: sagar

Hmm. Perhaps. I don’t think God thinks much of the practice. See Jer. 10:1-5


32 posted on 02/19/2011 8:26:57 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR to pimp your blog!!!)
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To: jackv
You mean the “Winter Holiday” tree?
33 posted on 02/19/2011 8:27:03 PM PST by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: jackv

We were in DC this December and out our hotel window we saw this greenish-blue tree. I was SO disappointed when i found out it was the National Christmas tree.

I guess I was expecting the tree in NY Rockefeller center.....


34 posted on 02/19/2011 8:29:19 PM PST by It's me
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To: jackv

Did the GOP defund the tree?


35 posted on 02/19/2011 8:39:13 PM PST by Gator113 (I'm voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: jackv

Personally I blame Sarah Palin and the current rhetoric.


36 posted on 02/19/2011 8:48:02 PM PST by JRios1968 (Laz would hit it!)
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To: jackv

Two words - global warming.


37 posted on 02/19/2011 8:51:17 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

If people actually worshiped the damn thing, actually ascribing supernatural power to it (like in Old Testament paganism), there would be a point to that. If people worship anything other than God today, it’s probably themselves.


38 posted on 02/19/2011 9:03:39 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: TSgt

You can tell that was photo-shopped! Bambi wouldn’t know which end of a chain saw to hold. Besides the guy in that picture isn’t wearing Bambi’s mom-jeans.


39 posted on 02/19/2011 9:31:32 PM PST by rex regnum insanit (falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus)
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To: All

The REAL story behind the fallen tree!

Barry on top of dat Christmas tree
Smiling, showing class
He, the grinning Messiah ornament
With the trunk up his ***


40 posted on 02/19/2011 10:03:40 PM PST by outhousepatrol
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To: jackv

An ominous omen.


41 posted on 02/19/2011 10:11:18 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: ColdOne

I was thinking the same thing.

Here is something that was seen as tall and strong, snapped at ‘it’s base’ and toppled over. Obviously the base wasn’t as strong as it appeared to be.


42 posted on 02/19/2011 10:21:51 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Tainan

An omen for Obama or for America as a whole?


43 posted on 02/19/2011 10:27:37 PM PST by Blue Highway ("Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself" Barack Obama, Oct 15, 2008 Presidential debate)
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To: jackv

Omen. Period.


44 posted on 02/19/2011 10:31:24 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: jackv

Kind of says it all about this entire Administration.


45 posted on 02/19/2011 10:34:11 PM PST by WHBates
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To: Blue Highway
An omen for Obama or for America as a whole?

Yep..I think it might just be that.

Nice geetars. Did you refinish them yourself?
Reason I ask, there is a guy I met over here who turned a hobby doing that into quite a good sideline. He does remarkably beautiful work. At his own pace;which is slow. He has a 3 year waiting list right now. He does 'em one at a time.

46 posted on 02/19/2011 10:35:50 PM PST by Tainan (Cogito Ergo Conservitus.)
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To: Yet_Again
Yes, the times are really changing. Pseudo-Ephram a 2-3rd Century Bishop of Alexandria preached the Pre-Trib Rapture. I cheated, because I went to Seminary and learned Greek Hebrew and Early Church History.

I currently hold a pan-Tribulation imagery. Have you heard of it?

47 posted on 02/19/2011 11:22:24 PM PST by STD (Stock Up on Precious Metals While You Still Can)
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To: DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis

The Ax, Trees, and its Roots

It’s a eerie feeling to hear the truth spoken by ancient Prophets and not feel some sort of fear to what they were saying. To tell you the truth, I would have straighten up my act if I lived in those days, it’s not easy to turn off from what those people were hearing. In the case of the Messiah, I would have thrown myself at his feet because he demonstrated so much loved, he would have easily won me over in no time in those days.

Now the Messiah spoke of Wars, Famine, pestilences, and drought. Today they are aggressively spreading throughout the nations like a incurable disease. The earth is slowly decaying and human beings are dying by the thousands. We see it manifest in the middle east and various parts of africa, india, and parts of asia... etc. Even here in the west we are seeing and hearing things on the media that makes you shiver. Now it’s evident that the spreading of catastrophe is throughout all the world’s regions. No one can fix these disasters. We will never conquer it because we have no strength or any way to preventing it from spreading throughout the entire world.

The Voice of Adonai and his Word had brought on a horrific catastrophe like never before. Humanity is so naive to this devastating effect and blaming it on global warming and the ozone layer and among other things. When you listen to the media these days, it is like seeing and hearing but not really paying any attention to what is really happening in the world. It’s like having a lost of interest concerning the incidences happening among humanity today. They hear it and forget it and it becomes a thing of the past. I usually cry and pray that the horror would stop. It is awful to even think of those unspeakable things I have seen online.

Material substance which are man’s possessions have utimately bern destroyed, and they have not yet come to the reality of the time frame we are living in. Frighten as it may be, we do not hear the wailing of people since these disasters occured. They may be sometimes and not often as they should. Where is the wailing of the people in the land today. In the biblical days there were much wailing and calling out to God in those days. Shouldn’t they be calling on Adonai, and asking for forgiveness as well as repenting from their sins?

Is it Adonai’s Spirit that is moving In, Under, and Around this planet earth ts not just natural disasters. If that is the case their cry should be more frequent and louder among families members, and neigbors a like who have seen the horror of tornatos, hurricanes, firces thunderstorm, forest fires, mudslids, etc, and they refuse to call upon the only Name who has control of the elements? This is something really to think about.

We hear the Preaching of the Gospel and man do not react out of fear for God, nor understand what is being conveyed to the Gospel pages. The words of the Messiah are the end time of the end, and prophesies are being unveiled even as we speak. The word that Was then, and Is now spoken by him has now come to past. Yeshua’s return is nearing and humanity is not saved and yet time is moving progressively closer to the day of the final judgement, and the day of God’s vengeance upon the wicked.


48 posted on 02/19/2011 11:32:55 PM PST by STD (Stock Up on Precious Metals While You Still Can)
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To: jackv
"The 42-foot tall Colorado blue spruce snapped at its base during high winds Saturday morning in Washington."

This seems odd to me. I've seen trees of that size snap in the middle or near the top in wind storms. I've even seen trees that large uproot during high winds. But I've never seen a 42' footer snap at the base unless there was a tornado.

49 posted on 02/20/2011 12:11:13 AM PST by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: jackv

Flies on the president, rats photographed at the WH, racoon and bee invasion, teleprompter falls down, national Christmas tree blown over....strange, strange things we’ve never seen before with a presidency.


50 posted on 02/20/2011 12:55:08 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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