Author Topic: School cancels Operation Christmas Child over lawsuit threats By Todd Starnes  (Read 1643 times)

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Screw that. Anyone know a biker? The clubs do the Toys for Tots run every single year without fail.
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decided to intervene on behalf of a perturbed parent. Once again the minority is ruling the majority


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decided to intervene on behalf of a perturbed parent. Once again the minority is ruling the majority

School couldn't do anything about it - when it comes to the choice between books and lawsuits, books can and should win out every time.

Having said that, it would give me great pleasure to perturb this parent further.
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Silly Christians.  They should have said they were raising money for the families of martyred Freedom Fighters in Palestine.....nobody would have bothered them.....




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This is absolutely false.  SP never "induces" anyone to convert, they only try to meet a person's needs. The OCC boxes simply bring a little joy to an impoverished child, so I guess joy is something the stupid freakin' loser atheists would deny the rest of the world.

That is why i think a lot of atheists are miserable.
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That is why i think a lot of atheists are miserable.

Of course, you are right. Atheists don't have the joys of celebrating Christmas or Easter. They also don't have the comfort of prayer to soothe them in time of distress. All they have is themselves, and they fall short. They want to take us down with them because of jealousy, and nothing more, no matter how many ways they deny it.

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They don't have the comfort of a church family, either.  Something I don't know how I could have lived without, the last 3 years.

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decided to intervene on behalf of a perturbed parent. Once again the minority is ruling the majority

We don't know what the parent was upset about. Maybe they didn't like the fact that those gifts would be going halfway around the world to areas that hate us and want to see us dead, rather than children in our own country who are in need.  You can attack me all you like, but there are plenty of kids in my area that need a Christmas more than some kid who's taught to hate me and try to kill me when they grow up.

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That is why i think a lot of atheists are miserable.

Many atheists, and I would venture to say ALL atheist activists are filled with anger and hatred.

And this time their hatred is taking its toll on kids in dire need.

These people are despicable.
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If there are any children in the USA who don't get a Christmas present, I'd be surprised. Toys for Tots, the Salvation Army, untold numbers of local charities all pitch in to make sure of it.

 If, on the other hand, a child in some hellhole Third World nation gets a shoebox with some candy, a toy and a few hygiene essentials, and as a result thinks maybe Americans aren't so bad, that's fine with me. I've prepared my shoebox for OCC and will drop if off next week. Maybe a little boy will like it. Maybe it will give him a little happiness. Tomorrow at church I hope to get the name of a local child and will buy him or her a present, too.
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We don't know what the parent was upset about. Maybe they didn't like the fact that those gifts would be going halfway around the world to areas that hate us and want to see us dead, rather than children in our own country who are in need.  You can attack me all you like, but there are plenty of kids in my area that need a Christmas more than some kid who's taught to hate me and try to kill me when they grow up.

Where do you see that the gifts were going to areas that "hate us and want to see us dead?"

Samaritan's Purse ministers to people in all parts of the world, and is one of the most honorable and trustworthy ministries out there.  And in many parts of the world children are not taught to hate or try to kill Americans.

btw, if you think any American poverty is comparable to the poverty most of the world's children experience, I think you might need to do some research.
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If there are any children in the USA who don't get a Christmas present, I'd be surprised. Toys for Tots, the Salvation Army, untold numbers of local charities all pitch in to make sure of it.

 If, on the other hand, a child in some hellhole Third World nation gets a shoebox with some candy, a toy and a few hygiene essentials, and as a result thinks maybe Americans aren't so bad, that's fine with me. I've prepared my shoebox for OCC and will drop if off next week. Maybe a little boy will like it. Maybe it will give him a little happiness. Tomorrow at church I hope to get the name of a local child and will buy him or her a present, too.

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Question is, are not American children worthy of the same?  At a time when this country is in a downward spiral of faith shouldn't we be spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ here?
Samaritan's Purse  does that, too.
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And maybe you need to look beyond your block.  I've traveled this country extensively and have seen areas so impoverished it was shocking.
I feel for children no matter where they are but as we all know, charity starts at home.

With respect - I have traveled the world to some of the poorest, most desperate shit holes you can't even imagine. Places where giving a kid a cheapass hotel pad and pen is like a gift from God himself. Spend half an hour whittling an animal of an evening? You got about a dozen pairs of eyes on you, coveting it. Take a chunk of broken tow cable and a blown tire and make a tire swing - it's not a gift from God. You are god as far as these kids are concerned.

Did a gift distribution once - not Samaritans Purse, which sounds like a wonderful organization, but a random. McDonalds (UK) give all their remaining kids meal toys to various charities at the end of a promotion, to be distributed pretty much anywhere across the globe. We got a case full, still in their packaging. The look on the kids faces - it's amazing.

Now some "perturbed parent" has stopped both the joy of receiving and the joy of giving. I say screw that.
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Many atheists, and I would venture to say ALL atheist activists are filled with anger and hatred.

And this time their hatred is taking its toll on kids in dire need.

These people are despicable.

They are and one of these days they are going to go to far....
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Question is, are not American children worthy of the same?  At a time when this country is in a downward spiral of faith shouldn't we be spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ here?

There are multitudes of charities that serve within America, as well as Churches. I would ask anyone to find another Church if their Church is not reaching out to their community, helping those in need. Being Jesus to the World.    My church not only fills about 600 of these Operation Christmas Child boxes every year for other countries, we also provide free oil changes to single moms, fill  two large trucks with over 500 frozen turkeys and bags of every thing a family needs for Thanksgiving, and each November we invite several local charities to set up booths in our entrance hall. Charity does begin at home, but it does not end at home.
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There are multitudes of charities that serve within America, as well as Churches. I would ask anyone to find another Church if their Church is not reaching out to their community, helping those in need. Being Jesus to the World.    My church not only fills about 600 of these Operation Christmas Child boxes every year for other countries, we also provide free oil changes to single moms, fill  two large trucks with over 500 frozen turkeys and bags of every thing a family needs for Thanksgiving, and each November we invite several local charities to set up booths in our entrance hall. Charity does begin at home, but it does not end at home.

That is what being a Christian is all about...
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My sister and her husband are Baptists, who go to a small church in a small town. My b-I-l, is also a deacon of the church. One day, a woman, who's husband had died, mentioned how hard it was without his support, that she had to get food stamps. He told her that it is the Church's job to take care of widows, that she doesn't need food stamps. The church then made sure she had all the food she needs, plus other help. That is how it's supposed to be done, and I hope all the churches and Christians get back to that concept. The world will be a better place for it, as well as bringing more people into the fold.

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My sister and her husband are Baptists, who go to a small church in a small town. My b-I-l, is also a deacon of the church. One day, a woman, who's husband had died, mentioned how hard it was without his support, that she had to get food stamps. He told her that it is the Church's job to take care of widows, that she doesn't need food stamps. The church then made sure she had all the food she needs, plus other help. That is how it's supposed to be done, and I hope all the churches and Christians get back to that concept. The world will be a better place for it, as well as bringing more people into the fold.

I think if a lot of Christians spend less time worrying about other people going to hell and spend more time helping people I think the world will be a better place and you right it will bring more people back and more people into the fold.
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