Merry Christmas!

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 19, 2006

To the Editor:

Merry Christmas!

Very plain and simply stated. Ninety-five percent of Americans are of this mindset with the remaining five percent, well, you get the picture. It’s past the point of being utterly ridiculous

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that the average clerk who rings up your Christmas purchases gets that ‘glazed-look’ in their eye whenever I (you) greet them with this sentiment.

They pause. Speechless, they continue to ring up the ‘gift’ you are purchasing in their store.

The look at you as though you are from another world and oblivious to the fact that this is still America – “the home of the brave and land of the free” and that the First Amendment of our Constitution still ‘guarantees’ We the People the freedom of speech.

Graciously, I’ve taken the time to remind them it’s O.K. to say “Merry Christmas.”

Where is the voice of the

church of Jesus Christ who make up the majority of American citizens who seem to have forgotten that “we are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s” (I

Corinthians 6:20 KJV)?

It’s important that your card reads Merry Christmas so that there is no misunderstanding.

Just in case the ACLU is inundated with Christmas mail and promptly ‘filed,’ another suggestion would be to simply write

the Christmas

greeting that reads “JESUS” (in red ink please)

is The Reason for the Season on the front of your/ their envelope.

The ACLU address is as follows:

125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, New York 10004.

God gave the best gift of all because HE “cared enough to send

the very best.’

I certainly won’t miss a 39 cent stamp which by now you seen bearing the beautiful art of the Madonna & CHRIST-child.

How much are you willing to spend for the cause of Christ?

I don’t intend to remain silent and allow the ACLU, or the ilk of the politically correct to diminish the real meaning of Christmas in my life or that of my beloved homeland. Merry Christmas!

Doris Taylor