Skip to comments.The (Anti-Religious) Bigotry of the Elites
Posted on 11/14/2007 4:01:58 AM PST by vietvet67
I got a note this week that reminded me, once again, how much the American people disagree with the Washington elite -- and how differently we would run our country if and when we get the chance.
The note told the story of Mrs. Arnold, an 85-year-old grandmother living in Florida.
Every year, Mrs. Arnold looks forward to a Christmas visit to her apartment building by a local Sunday school class. They have a Christmas party and place an angel at the top of the building's Christmas tree.
But this year, the management of her apartment complex issued a directive: Any and all "religious symbols or religious words associated with Christmas" are banned from the public areas of the building.
The Anti-Religious Bigotry of Lawsuit Expectations
Even the word "Christmas" was banned. The residents were told to use "holiday" instead (an irony not picked up by the elites since the word "holiday" is derived from "Holy Day").
The management company blamed federal regulations for its anti-religious directive. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) denies that this is their policy, but they say that religious bans like this are commonplace.
Anti-religious zealots have put property owners and managers on the defensive. Rather than risk a lawsuit, they issue blanket prohibitions that amount to nothing less than anti-religious bigotry.
It's another example of the biases of the elites -- in this case, anti-religious bigotry -- being imposed on the American people.
Fighting Back With Rediscovering God in America
One of the main reasons I wrote Rediscovering God in America: Reflections on the Role of Faith in Our Nation's History and Future was to combat this anti-religious bigotry.
(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...
Now Newt is one of "we"? Really.
You can 'sort of' forgive the morons(because they are idiots and have no idea what they are ushering in) who are implementing this nonsense...but then again you can 'sort of' not forgive them.
Can’t think of a better example of PIGS.
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