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October 31, 2007

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Andy Mabbett

Apparently, according to:

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/lord.reinstated.in.school.prayer.after.complaints.from.parents/14659.htm

"Only last year, a number of local authorites were criticised for re-naming Christmas lights 'Winterval' lights on the grounds that the word 'Christmas' might be offensive to non-Christians."

mars

Nominate your person of the year at newstatesman.com

Andy Mabbett

"Christian Today" are at it again:

http://www.christiantoday.com/article/only.fifth.of.schools.to.hold.nativity.play.this.christmas/15239.htm

"a reaction to an attempt by Birmingham City Council to re-name the festive celebrations 'Winterval'"

aren't christians supposed to strive to be honest?

Andy Mabbett

The Telegraph are happy to repeat Christian Today's "Winterval" fallacy:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2007/11/05/nxmas105.xml

Andy Mabbett

And another one:

http://www.westernresistance.com/blog/archives/003922.html

from a right-wing source, claiming that 'In 1998, Birmingham City Council decided that the term "Christmas" was potentially offensive to non-Christians. As a result, it renamed its celebrations and seasonal illuminations "Winterval".'

Will Parbury

Hi, Just added you to my feed reader. Keep up the good work.

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Valentin Vasilescu

Better you have to know who was responsible for tragedy of Darfur/Sudan, Sierra Leone, Zaire read the documents of my page : http://www.myspace.com/val2002
I was in jail because I declasified the doccuments. May be it worth.
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davidmabus

For Dawkins and Randi and the rest of the so-called "critical thinkers"...

The *MODEL* of mental health:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBEbfiaZTfc

"Look at the ANGLE OF THE KEY....see that, see that...."

what a fucking idiot this Randi is.....a REAL CRITICAL THINKER.....

Visit:

http://www.centerforinquiry.net/forums/viewthread/3283/P0/

to see how we stopped James Randi's fraudulent MILLION DOLLAR PARANORMAL challenge.....

watch carefully the consequences of Randi's *idea*…..

For over 40 years James Randi Zwigert (is this even a REAL NAME?) has had total control over who and how the testing was conducted, yet despite all this he has terminated the challenge.

The ONLY REASON why the challenge was stopped is because he lost and refused to pay.


PS: Love the IRONY of the BULLSHI*T sign over Randi's ugly little head

Robert

Well we were asked not to use national flags my kids has a flag of Wales flying in the garden just above the hedge line I was asked to remove it or be fined, I did not remove it. At Christmas about eight years ago no shops were allowed to put Christmas lights in shops and the Christmas tree was not put up.

So if it's a lie you better tell the dam councils

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