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Even the White House canít change Easterís meaning
The Washington Times ^ | March 31, 2013 | Rebecca Hagelin

Posted on 04/01/2013 6:29:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Culture challenge of the week: Easter makeover

On Easter Monday, the White House will host its annual Easter Egg Roll. Before you applaud the Obamas for maintaining the traditional celebration, consider how things have changed. This year’s theme (Why does Easter Monday demand a “theme” apart from Easter itself?) is “Be Healthy, Be Active, Be You!”

Yes, that’s right.

The Egg Roll, an event that has been around for 135 years, acknowledging Easter’s importance in the cultural and religious lives of our people, has been reduced to a physical fitness promotion, with Michelle Obama as the Richard Simmons-style cheerleader.

This year’s Egg Roll is hosted by Let’s Move, Mrs. Obama’s signature obesity-fighting initiative. Along with the traditional egg hunt, the Egg Roll will feature “sports and cooking demonstrations” and will aim to “help educate families on smart ways to incorporate healthy eating and exercise choices into their daily routines.”

Worthwhile objectives, surely, but why override Easter’s meaning?(continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Current Events; History; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: aprilfoolsday; easter; michelleobama; obama; obamaonreligion; obesity; waroneaster
Uh, because Islam doesn't celebrate Easter?
1 posted on 04/01/2013 6:29:00 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obamanation Counterculture File.


2 posted on 04/01/2013 6:32:37 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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Obama is “celebrating” Easter on April Fool’s day. Jesus will not be mocked by the bastard child in the White House.


3 posted on 04/01/2013 6:39:40 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m thinking that putting bunny ears on a graven idol of Moloch would just look silly.


4 posted on 04/01/2013 6:58:51 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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He is Risen! Truly Risen!

A blessed Eastertide to all!

 

5 posted on 04/01/2013 8:05:11 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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