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Your Views: Why do some people try to deny our celebration of Christmas?
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During a visit to a local post office, I overheard a woman complaining to the postal clerk about a poster placed on the wall. The poster was placed there by a local church. And was in reference to a Christmas play the church was having and everyone was invited, members and nonmembers.

The lady stated the post office is a government facility and that type thing should not be allowed there. I don't remember her exact words but my interpretation was that Christmas was nothing more than a big promotion started by big corporations to sell their items.

However, I believe Christ was on this earth long before Walmart and Target. Even if someone doesn't believe the story of Christmas is true (but I know it is), why insist on not letting others celebrate it?

I believe Christians are the majority and government buildings should be allowed to post what the majority wants. And let's remember those powerful words Tiny Tim stated in that great classic, "A Christmas Carol:" Merry Christmas to everyone and God Bless us every one.

Neil Boykin
Clermont

 

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