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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
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    I posted a similar article how money is more important than family, faith, etc. earlier.

    Basically the golden calf of Christianity has been replaced with a real golden calf called materialism.

    Can't see the forest for the trees, can't smell their own $#@! on their knees.

    You aren't everybody. When, and if, I go to Midnight Mass, I am thinking about the birth of Jesus Christ. The Golden Calf is OT. If that's what Christmas means to you that's your business. Don't tell me what it is to me.

    Merry Christmas, Grinch.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Was Rome, at any point in its history "Christian"?
    No, but Ethereal has to be wrong at least once a day or he goes into withdrawal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    You aren't everybody. When, and if, I go to Midnight Mass, I am thinking about the birth of Jesus Christ. The Golden Calf is OT. If that's what Christmas means to you that's your business. Don't tell me what it is to me.

    Merry Christmas, Grinch.
    Would you say this post when lighting the candle? Just saying. CO would be in my prayers instead of out of them if I were a Catholic as you are. I hope you do celebrate Midnight Mass this year as I will and pray for those you choose.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Admiral Ackbar View Post
    God Bless America, God Bless Donald Trump and Merry Christmas to All!
    And in keeping with the season a hearty FU Punk...
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Jim View Post
    And in keeping with the season a hearty FU Punk...
    I am sorry you are so broken, Jim.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MisterVeritis View Post
    Was Rome, at any point in its history "Christian"?
    Umm - During the reign of the Constantine the Great (AD 306337), Christianity became the dominant religion of the Roman Empire.

    In 313, Constantine and Licinius issued the Edict of Milan decriminalizing Christian worship. The emperor became a great patron of the Church and set a precedent for the position of the Christian emperor within the Church and the notion of orthodoxy, Christendom, ecumenical councils, and the state church of the Roman Empire declared by edict in 380.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consta...d_Christianity
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    Sort of...

    I posted a similar article how money is more important than family, faith, etc. earlier.

    Basically the golden calf of Christianity has been replaced with a real golden calf called materialism.

    Can't see the forest for the trees, can't smell their own $#@! on their knees.

    Not money, as it's just a commodity as well, but liberalism out of which emerges two types of materialism, socialism and capitalism.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captdon View Post
    You aren't everybody. When, and if, I go to Midnight Mass, I am thinking about the birth of Jesus Christ. The Golden Calf is OT. If that's what Christmas means to you that's your business. Don't tell me what it is to me.

    Merry Christmas, Grinch.
    Correct, already established that, and neither are you.

    I already said that it's not this for some individuals but pull out of that viewpoint for a minute. If society as a whole were going to midnight mass like you, would 99% of what we are exposed too now for months before 12/25 be BUY BUY BUY?

    Or would it be more about the birth of Christ?

    Or even a little more, like... start easy, 5% more say?

    Hell, PC and capitalism has basically forbidden the words "Christ" and "Christmas" in what they propaganda us with.

    So tell me again how society is a Christian nation in this sense. Look at Islam however you wish but do you see Islam $#@!izing their deeply religious days with trash like we do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by William View Post
    Umm - During the reign of the Constantine the Great (AD 306–337), Christianity became the dominant religion of the Roman Empire.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consta...d_Christianity
    Did the Roman Christians support Rome during their Christian period?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    Hell, PC and capitalism has basically forbidden the words "Christ" and "Christmas" in what they propaganda us with.

    So tell me again how society is a Christian nation in this sense. Look at Islam however you wish but do you see Islam $#@!izing their deeply religious days with trash like we do?
    Capitalism has forbidden nothing.
    Call your state legislators and insist they approve the Article V convention of States to propose amendments.

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