Seriously...where the hell does the name CHRIST-mas come from anyways?
edit...i guess i'm too stupid to figure out how to close the quote"I don't know why we live in a country where people are so damn uptight that they can't stand the thought of seeing the Baby Jesus," Catholic League head Bill Donohue fumed yesterday. "If you don't like it, look away."
If only it were that easy, the Catholic League wouldn't have had to join with plaintiffs in filing a federal lawsuit on Monday, charging the New York City public school system with religious discrimination and an unconstitutional infringement on the First Amendment rights of Christian schoolchildren. In New York City, Nativity scenes are banned from public schools — but you'll never guess what they allow.
According to a November 28, 2001, memorandum from the schools chancellor's top lawyer, "The display of secular holiday symbol decorations is permitted. Such symbols include, but are not limited to, Christmas trees, Menorahs, and the Star and Crescent." ...