Comments for: The truth of Santa Claus

Posted Dec. 23, 2012, at 12:01 p.m.

At a time when the national discourse too often degenerates into name-calling and shouting, it seems appropriate to revisit one of the best refutations of skepticism and close-minded certitude. Written in 1897, the words of New York Sun editor Francis Church remain an enduring explanation of love, faith, poetry, romance …

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  • rocketmom1972

    Very nice story.

  • rocketmom1972

    Parents need to teach their children to respect others.

  • Anonymous

    Too bad respect for others does not exist in this country, if one person is offended then everyone else has to stop what they are doing, what about the respect for those that want to call a Christmas Tree a A Christmas Tree, nope not today, its a holiday tree, we have lots of holidays, but can someone tell me what other holiday people put up trees and put presents under it, and then a guy in a red suit flying in a sleigh with reindeer puts presents under the same tree, That’s called Christmas not holiday.

    • Anonymous

      How many times has someone specifically prohibited YOU from using the term “Christmas tree”?

  • Anonymous

    Everyone should share this popular column with family and friends, especially children. Yes, everyone there is a Santa Claus!

  • Anonymous

    Happy Holy Days! Note the primary definition of the word “holiday” in Merriam Webster:
    Definition of HOLIDAY
    1: holy day
    2: a day on which one is exempt from work; specifically : a day marked by a general suspension of work in commemoration of an event

  • Anonymous

    I believe………………Merry Christmas to all, and to all…………………..a good night……………..

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