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It is now our reporting on this year's Christmas controversy situation -- the actions against public displays of Christmas taken by atheist organizations.
-- is that -- -- children president of the American atheist group satire really I really trying to get.
And I'm not be a wise guy here right I'll deal with the hard stuff with governor Chafee tomorrow.
Com but I really trying to give -- point of view here.
You know -- anything is sure non -- -- I respect that that's fine I don't look down on you don't think you're a pinhead thank you if you wanna be an atheist that's why we have America you can be it.
But why -- messing -- my tradition why you messing around with Christmas just leave it alone easier compelling reason for you to mess around -- Well we're only messing around we're not messing around with anything we're stopping the government from preferring one religion over not okay.
The stop I don't know what went -- no no no no -- you listen to me don't answer my questions out there -- answer questions I had.
What religion is involved with Christmas what -- legion.
Christianity that is not a religion that's a philosophy.
-- -- -- Since the dawn of time the winter solstice has been celebrated by multiple -- -- winter -- a winter solstice the shortest day of the year it's been celebrated with evergreen trees because they don't die.
Giving gifts family friends song.
Do you like always -- it's great so what did you celebrated we do so great but you don't -- -- Christmas because christianity don't.
I don't know -- no I don't this is the union I'm you know -- didn't celebrate winter solstice yes anyway celebrate Christmas but our government can't take sides the government doesn't say this is a good religion this is a battle didn't look the government can't say this is -- -- children -- it is -- fact.
That christianity is not a religion it is a philosophy.
If you -- government was saying that the Methodist.
Had deserves a special place in the public square I would be on your side so yeah.
Actually tell me on live television that christianity is not a religion correct.
It is -- a lot.
I'm gonna fundamentally disagree on the war wrong -- that's fine you can comment -- -- and you realize this is -- is a religion you know what's chilling is.
So this is every -- they are sex appreciate Hannity and you know what.
It's really not cool for you to try and not cloudy cool it's not -- -- -- cloud this issue this issue is about religious neutrality from open government but government.
Says that the government has not allowed to pick sides OK number one or religious -- number -- a whole lot defeat it fine if you -- -- constitution is says that the government cannot promote -- religion no holy -- the congress shall not establish there aren't any laws respecting an establishment ought to leave religion yeah not a philosophy OK so you wouldn't have a problem -- with the government of the United States establishing -- because that's also philosophy.
That would be fair establishing it was not only noble but we don't trust on all you want what you winters.
I don't know god and even -- ideally wanted to go down to.
-- go up to Albany new York and put up happy winter solstice on on Andrew Cuomo's office door wagon probably it yeah.
And I would I think you will -- -- -- -- -- and don't tell -- what I think but when I sit I didn't have a problem I don't have a problem sorry products are.
If you had a you would have a problem with no life which cannot.
On anyone that you want challenging I don't know if you want -- you -- you watch a show that -- particularly.
Either it wouldn't be right either because the governor is not an is not the position usually -- -- -- is not a religion -- it was a holiday if he wants to put winter solstice up on his office before I got no problem actually it's a celestial event and you're right it would be secular.
But if you put up there in god we do not -- -- -- -- Jesus Christ -- -- religious item eighteen was a man.
Now Christmas trees and secular symbol.
It's a secular symbol had nothing to do with Chris when another word -- the first word secular -- -- a Christmas and free Christmas.
All -- and they Christmas tree now now look.
This is so unreasonable USO one reason always anonymously is frightening.
I'm not unreasonable nor I don't think we are government house to be fair the government -- to not take sides.
Everybody is equal except and I have the same -- -- -- a federal holiday why don't you get it.
-- off your butt and get -- revoked -- -- I don't know adults of course you don't because your view is he insane you know -- you can't celebrate Christmas without being a Christian actually even celebrate Christmas without being a Christian by force because you can't go to work you can't get your -- you can't go to the bottom to the bank can't can go to work no you can't can't know the issue.
Really wanted to work on Christmas I don't work on Christmas you must not I percent of the country doesn't either because it's a federal holiday civilian rule in -- -- you and your your merry band of fascists.
That get -- -- you called me up fat.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'm a Patriot -- she has taken the crazies notion that everybody in this country is equal and that the government have to treat everybody fairly good kids Spanish Christmas tree I did not -- and -- Christmas trees icing on the public square that which he did know.
That's what you want what I do stop telling you what I do the records show in which we get -- Equality from the government and it's our constitutional right and you should be demanding get along with -- -- equality is ensured.
Only -- -- infringing on your one really so all I take you don't want to know this year you know what it is enforced at the national holiday that -- we're -- you know off and knock yourself out and -- what he's gonna stop you right you want to Arnold will have to take up Christmas so that the mandated.
Federal holiday and just like the you'll run its organization what right you run -- -- -- -- I want American Atheists keep it open.
There's so really imaginative will be open on them on cards that he -- country -- easel for the eighteenth time only had 1999%.
Merrill and what we got right back to work.
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