Krispy, A lot has been said on this thread since your comment on having deer in the freezer....I just thought of something...If anyone complains that Santa may not be bringing the desired gifts at Christmas, one could tell them that you have a friend in NC who loves to hunt and he just may have killed some of Santa reindeer, so now Santa is lacking reindeer to get the delivery done....
On a serious note....I got this email yesterday and am copying/pasting it here.
Pelosi Confirms War on Christmas
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /Christian Newswire/ -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi recently confirmed to Capitol Hill missionary Rev. Rob Schenck (pronounced SHANK) of Faith and Action that the war against Christmas is real.
Schenck is a missionary to elected and appointed officials on Capitol Hill and was a VIP guest at the recent US Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony held on the Capitol's West Lawn, near the presidential inaugural platform that is under construction.
Following the ceremony that included traditional Christmas carols played by a US Air Force band, Rev. Schenck thanked Speaker Pelosi for keeping, as he said it, "Christ-mas" at the US Capitol, emphasizing "Christ." Speaker Pelosi politely acknowledged the remark, then pursued Rev. Schenck to tell him she had been "mugged" for doing so.
Rev. Schenck commented, "At first I didn't understand what Mrs. Pelosi was saying, so I simply nodded and thanked her again, but she repeated it emphatically. I realized the Speaker was saying she had paid a serious price politically for allowing the Christmas celebration to go on. She obviously took some political heat for it. For that, Nancy Pelosi deserves to be commended, and I made sure I did so."
Schenck also said, "The fact that Nancy Pelosi said she was assailed for allowing a Christmas observance at the US Capitol confirms the war against Christmas is not a figment of the so-called religious right's imagination. If one of the most liberal, arguably left-wing political leaders in our country, the woman third in succession to the presidency, is getting pummeled for lighting a Christmas tree and allowing Christmas carols on the lawn of the Capitol, that would qualify as a war against Christmas."
Mr. Schenck is available for further comment at 202- 546-8329, ext 104, or mobile 202-236-0953.
So maybe all those Christmas nay-sayers will eventually get their way via of political action! :-o
Have a blessed holiday (Holy Day!)!