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School Replaces Baby Jesus with Frosty the Snowman
http://radio.foxnews.com ^ | 12/02/2012 | Todd Starnes

Posted on 12/02/2012 7:40:55 PM PST by massmike

Frosty the Snowman is there — and so is Santa Claus. But the Baby Jesus is stuffed inside a closet at Cottondale Elementary School — leaving many residents of this small town in the Florida panhandle outraged.

The Nativity scene had been a part of the school’s holiday lawn decorations for years. But this year the yuletide display is strictly secular.

Principal Brenda Jones told television station WJHG the decision to keep Baby Jesus in the closet came after an official with the Dept. of Education dropped by to discuss the separation of church and state.

“The Dept. of Education came in and talked to us about the legalities of religion in the school systems and the separation of the two,” Jones told the television station.

In an attempt to be fair to everyone, the principal said, “We decided that we would just not put the Nativity scene out on campus.”

The decision has sparked controversy among the 869 residents who live in this gulf coast community. Officials with the Jackson County School Board did not return calls seeking comment.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: waronchristmas

1 posted on 12/02/2012 7:40:59 PM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

More depressing stuff... Read it here.


2 posted on 12/02/2012 7:46:38 PM PST by madison10
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To: massmike

My 15 year-old daughter was at a church function the other night - probably 50+ kids there. She and another girl were the only ones that new the words to the song “Frosty the Snowman”! I’m not sure if that’s bad or good.


3 posted on 12/02/2012 7:56:01 PM PST by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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To: massmike; Morgana
But the Baby Jesus is stuffed inside a closet

Just where Obama likes newborns thrown/stuffed

4 posted on 12/02/2012 7:59:11 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: massmike

But, wait! Santa Claus has got to go too! He is modelled upon a Christian saint! Can’t have that. No saints allowed. Sheesh! I am so tired of this crap! Home school! Home school! Home school!


5 posted on 12/02/2012 8:02:07 PM PST by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: massmike

How does the State know that “Jesus” is religious, and “Frosty the Snowman” is not?


6 posted on 12/02/2012 8:06:21 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: massmike

>> an official with the Dept. of Education dropped by to discuss the separation of church and state.

Another dumb, Leftist piece of crap.


7 posted on 12/02/2012 8:19:21 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: All
They use the word “holiday” for Christmas constantly, including in this article. A tenet of political correctness religion is to remove the word Christmas and any reference to Christ from the culture. The Marxists have done well.
8 posted on 12/02/2012 8:19:45 PM PST by Luke21
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To: MrChips

not the answer.

the answer is to raise your kids to be both politically and religiously aware of what’s going on in the school.

The only people I know that can home school are the rich or living in a log cabin in the woods.

Easier said than done partner considering I’m a single dad rasing two kids by myself.

Unless you would rather me go on welfare, live in government housing, take a bus everywhere and live on food stamps.


9 posted on 12/02/2012 8:20:37 PM PST by Hammerhead
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To: massmike

Frosty the Dope Man was a turned on dude by trade.
With a hashish pipe and a bag of grass and two keys, he made the grade.
Frosty the Dope Man was a pusher man they say.
Well he sold some snow and the kiddies know how it’s cut and how its made.
There must have been some magic in that old brown joint they found.
For when they lit the bugger up they began to dance around.
But Frosty the Dope Man was as rich as he could know.
And the kiddies say he could wheel and deal way down in Mayheeko.

Frosty the Dope Man knew the kids were into grass.
So he said, “smoke up, you’ll get really messed up with all this dynamite stash.”
Down through the Village, where you’ll find all of the heads.
Dealing here and there in Washington Square saying “do you want to by some reds?”

He went down to the streets of town right to the plain clothes cop.
But he only sold a little bit when he heard him holler “STOP”.
But Frosty the Dope Man couldn’t stop to socialize.
So he waved so long saying it’ll be long before you get any special buys.

Thumpity thump-thump, thumpity thump-thump
Look at Frosty go!
Thumpity thump-thump, thumpity thump-thump
Selling his hash and snow.


10 posted on 12/02/2012 8:25:30 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Fight on!)
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To: massmike

I’ve never heard of anyone asking: “How does the government know that ‘Jesus’ is a “religious” figure?” Is there some legally-binding government list of personages who are “religious” and those who are not? If so, what gives the government the right to compile such a list? Isn’t the keeping of such a list “an establishment of religion”?

Of course, what’s really going on is that “everybody knows” what is religious and what is not, and that the people who hate God are more determined to have their way than those who practice some religion.

Of course, none of the above applies if the religion is Islam. They get to do whatever they want. They are also exempt from Obamacare, though where they are going to get medical care once the system is destroyed is anybody’s guess.


11 posted on 12/02/2012 8:26:10 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: Hammerhead

Use the government schools if you want. Don’t homeschool if you don’t want to. But don’t spread myths about homeschooling, either. Only “the rich” or those who live in the woods can homeschool??? Please.


12 posted on 12/02/2012 8:29:45 PM PST by Arthur McGowan (If you're FOR sticking scissors in a baby girl's neck and sucking out her brains, you are PRO-WOMAN!)
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To: GeronL

No Obozo wants babies thrown in the trash.


13 posted on 12/02/2012 8:34:15 PM PST by Morgana (Time to play cowboys and muslims.)
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To: Hammerhead
You have my complete respect raising your children on your own, but your comment about homeschooling is just not true.

I understand that your situation would likely not allow you to homeschool, but my family, and most all the others we know that homeschool are neither rich, nor in the woods. We are generally single income families with the men working and the women staying at home with the kids.

Just wanted to clarify. All the best to you and your family.

14 posted on 12/02/2012 8:36:33 PM PST by FightforFreedomCA (Democrats Own This Economy)
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To: Hammerhead

Sorry, but I gave up on government schools long ago. I am a teacher. There is no hope for them.


15 posted on 12/02/2012 8:39:49 PM PST by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: massmike; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...
RE :”Frosty the Snowman is there — and so is Santa Claus. But the Baby Jesus is stuffed inside a closet at Cottondale Elementary School — leaving many residents of this small town in the Florida panhandle outraged.
The Nativity scene had been a part of the school’s holiday lawn decorations for years. But this year the yuletide display is strictly secular.
Principal Brenda Jones told television station WJHG the decision to keep Baby Jesus in the closet came after an official with the Dept. of Education dropped by to discuss the separation of church and state.

Yep, Charlie Brown the real meaning of Christmas updated : its Frosty and Santa and shopping. Did the Santa figure look like Obama? Frosty like Michael Moore?

How about this :
Linus converts Charlie Brown to Islam giving him a book with the title ‘Terrorism Islam for Dummies

A parody of A Charlie Brown Christmas in which Charlie Brown converts to Islam and becomes a jihadist.
Denis Leary's parody of A Charlie Brown Christmas

16 posted on 12/02/2012 8:41:36 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Why do the godless leftists want to spoil the Jesus birthday party for us believers. They have a whole eternity to live without a baby Jesus. No Frosty Snowman there either.


17 posted on 12/02/2012 8:43:01 PM PST by tflabo (z)
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To: Gene Eric

The whole Dept of Education needs to be stuffed in the garbage.


18 posted on 12/02/2012 8:47:00 PM PST by winner3000
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To: massmike

to be “fair to everyone” school should be in session on Dec 25th


19 posted on 12/02/2012 8:54:14 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: silverleaf
to be “fair to everyone” school should be in session on Dec 25th

I'll take "How to suddenly make the teacher's union Very religious Very quickly,Alex!"


20 posted on 12/02/2012 8:58:50 PM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: massmike

I’ve got a question. since Martin Luther King was a preacher...

are the same nuts that go after Nativity scenes going to try to ban celebration of Martin Luther King Day too?


21 posted on 12/02/2012 9:02:29 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: massmike
In the town where my grandfather's family was from ... the churches had not been built yet so the church sservices were held in the courthouse, as it was the only building with enough space, while three congregations of different denominations constructed a church which they later shared until the congregations had grown big enough to build their own.

Of course, that was back when Americans of their own volition worked together, before it became all the rage for everyone with a chip in their self centered little shoulders to sow discord wherever possible.

22 posted on 12/02/2012 9:10:46 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Luke21

Actually it won’t be long before they ban “holiday” once they realize it’s an elision of “holy day”.


23 posted on 12/03/2012 3:38:56 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: massmike
...and the beat goes on...the beat goes on...

FMCDH(BITS)

24 posted on 12/03/2012 7:00:10 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: sickoflibs; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj

LOL

Dennis Leary huh. He is very politically incorrect. Yet I think he said he’s a dummycrap.


25 posted on 12/04/2012 11:47:44 AM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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