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Old 11-20-2009, 01:57 PM
 
Location: California
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Nevermind. Saw it and as I thought, non issue.
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Old 11-20-2009, 01:59 PM
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Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Yup, once --again-- "pc" in Minnesota is making the news. This time over the upcoming Christmas season.

KSTP TV reported a woman principal in a Lakeville ( suburb of Minneapolis) set forth guidelines in her school.

No decorations with the colors of green or red, Christmas greetings exchanged between students are recommended to be------" happy nature's season"

KSTP showed the huge stack of angry letters and copies of e-mail she recieved from angry parents and citizens.

At a crowded meeting of angry people, she apologized and said she made a mistake, but did so out of fear of the law if she allowed anything resembling Christmas into the school.

"pc" taken to an extreme !

( and all because she was scared of " the law" getting after the school )
It's pretty pathetic that a principal is that ignorant of the law.
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Old 11-20-2009, 02:17 PM
 
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Never mind, the principal reversed her stand. KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul - Lakeville Principal Reverses Stand on Holiday Decor (http://kstp.com/news/stories/S1266925.shtml?cat=1 - broken link)

Move along, nothing to see here.
Yup, she reversed her stand after citizens objected , after the media got involved ,and knowing there was an angry crowd demanding a public explanation.

She tested the waters and got her toes burned !
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Old 11-20-2009, 02:28 PM
 
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Christmas in the U.S. has evolved into so much more than just a religious holiday. While for many, the meaning of Christmas remains in the birth of Christ, for many others, Christmas is just about Santa Claus, presents, family, food, candy, parties, etc. So it's a shame when Political Correctness punishes those who celebrate Christmas on a very non-religious basis, and forces us to forgo aspects of the holiday that are truly non-offensive (who can be offended by Rudolph?).
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Old 11-20-2009, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Yup, she reversed her stand after citizens objected , after the media got involved ,and knowing there was an angry crowd demanding a public explanation.

She tested the waters and got her toes burned !
People do not see that though..they see "reversed" and then think non-issue.

It was the public outcry that got that reversal. It didn't get reversed by itself.

Apathy will not move bridges.
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