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    Default Yes Virginia, Santa is White!

    I really try to be open minded. I really try to be fair and tolerant.
    I really try not to pre-judge others. I really try to respect a differing opinion. BUT,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,


    This tears it!!!

    He lives at the North Pole for crying out loud!

    I realize Matthew Henson visited in 1909, but he never took up residence.



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    No doubt about it!

    The modern figure of Santa Claus is derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, which, in turn, has part of its basis in hagiographical tales concerning the historical figure of Christian bishop and gift giver Saint Nicholas. During the Christianization of Germanic Europe, this figure may have absorbed elements of the god Odin, who was associated with the Germanic pagan midwinter event of Yule and led the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky. Over time, traits of this character and the British folklore character Father Christmas merged to form the modern Santa Claus known today.

    Where Megan Kelly of Fox News was wrong was in saying that Jesus was white. The Rabbi Jesus was a middle eastern Hebrew and probably looked no different than any other brown middle-easterner.
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    News flash, Santa isn't white or black or anything, he is not real. If he is a figure of our imagination then why can't he be black too? Who cares. I can understand some of the original articles point. African-Americans are in a challenging position. They live in a European based world but want to have there own identity. It kind of sucks to have all these characters both real like the Savor and imaginary like Santa, and historical like George Washington that are big parts of our combined culture being white. They just want there own piece of our combind culture.

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    Santa is what is in your heart!

    Merry Christmas!!!!!

    stan b
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate_C View Post
    News flash, Santa isn't white or black or anything, he is not real. If he is a figure of our imagination then why can't he be black too? Who cares. I can understand some of the original articles point. African-Americans are in a challenging position. They live in a European based world but want to have there own identity. It kind of sucks to have all these characters both real like the Savor and imaginary like Santa, and historical like George Washington that are big parts of our combined culture being white. They just want there own piece of our combind culture.
    I think the king and his crew are working on changing that.

    I don't fall for the "poor black me" crap( or any other race for that matter) , play the cards life has dealt you ,to the best of your ability and if you decide to fold ,don't expect me to pay your Anne to get back in the game.

    I've never personally seen Santa, so I couldn't tell you what color he is. Everyone is to sensitive and wants catered to in modern society. Suck it up and be glad your Santa can afford to get you a gift.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate_C View Post
    News flash, Santa isn't white or black or anything, he is not real. If he is a figure of our imagination then why can't he be black too? Who cares. I can understand some of the original articles point. African-Americans are in a challenging position. They live in a European based world but want to have there own identity. It kind of sucks to have all these characters both real like the Savor and imaginary like Santa, and historical like George Washington that are big parts of our combined culture being white. They just want there own piece of our combind culture.
    Yeah, cause ain't no cracka gonna be nice and give out presents to da black folks.
    its all just silly and something else to focus on instead of how bad obamacare is going to screw us all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by road kill View Post
    Santa is what is in your heart!

    Merry Christmas!!!!!

    stan b
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    Quote Originally Posted by road kill View Post
    Santa is what is in your heart!

    Merry Christmas!!!!!

    stan b
    You got that right!

    Now, does anyone know what colour the Tooth Fairy is? I'm guessing white....maybe, ecru?
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    Another fine example of European culture.

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    No doubt about it!

    The modern figure of Santa Claus is derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, which, in turn, has part of its basis in hagiographical tales concerning the historical figure of Christian bishop and gift giver Saint Nicholas. During the Christianization of Germanic Europe, this figure may have absorbed elements of the god Odin, who was associated with the Germanic pagan midwinter event of Yule and led the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky. Over time, traits of this character and the British folklore character Father Christmas merged to form the modern Santa Claus known today.

    Where Megan Kelly of Fox News was wrong was in saying that Jesus was white. The Rabbi Jesus was a middle eastern Hebrew and probably looked no different than any other brown middle-easterner.
    Not only that but the real st nick was of mediterranean decent. And his iconic art portrait is more black looking than anything.
    The real question is : Why would fox news even go there. Could it be a republican form of race baiting. Was Magen programmed to look like an idiot or is she naturally that way?
    Enquiring minds want to know.
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