other Krismas sitesMerry Krismas to you!
Some people keep trying to cram Jesus into the great solstice festivals of
Saturnalia and Yule to oust that merry personification of
prosperity, Kris Kringle. In an attempt to get others to follow their
agenda, they pretend to object to the term "Xmas" since it's no longer
common knowledge that X is an ancient symbol for Christ that's probably
as old as the fish and older than the cross. They say to get the X out,
but their actual campaign seems to be "Let's put the 'T' back in
It has been suggested that the "Get
the X out of Xmas" people are sincere. But are we really expected to
believe that devout Christians could be so incredibly ignorant of their
own history? That they're simply very obnoxious people who
want to impose a vision on others that's not supported by history?