Monday, November 27, 2006

Fighting over a peace sign.

A homeowners' association in southwestern Colorado has threatened to fine a resident $25 a day until she removes a Christmas wreath with a peace sign that some say is an anti-Iraq war protest or a symbol of Satan.

Some residents who have complained have children serving in Iraq, said Bob Kearns, president of the Loma Linda Homeowners Association in Pagosa Springs. (AP via

This is the first of the barrage of "human interest" stories that appear every Christmas. I expect at least a dozen more with the phrase "war on Christmas" from now until January.

Not that I'm cynical; I actually love Christmas. But come on, they're making a big deal out of a peace sign? If you have kids serving in Iraq, you should support a call for peace! The sooner peace can be made, the sooner your kids will come home.

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