REP. PAUL GOSAR: 'I DARE THE P.C. POLICE' TO PUNISH ME FOR 'MERRY CHRISTMAS' MESSAGE

While members of Congress are now allowed to say “Merry Christmas,” “Happy Hanukkah,” “Happy New Year,” or other holiday greetings, a victory against the politically correct “War on Christmas,” Breitbart News has learned members and staff are still not allowed to devote an entire message to spreading holiday cheer.

In a December 4th email communication to all House offices, the House Committee on Administration’s chairwoman Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI) and ranking member Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) announced the rule change. In that email, which was obtained by Breitbart News, Miller and Davis made clear that the new policy—a lift of the decades-old universal ban on “Merry Christmas” and all other pro-holiday greetings begun in 1973—“still prohibits Members from sending communications for the sole purpose of expressing a holiday greeting.”

“The Commission on Congressional Mailing Standards (Franking Commission) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, Members may include incidental holiday greetings in their official constituent communications,” Miller and Davis wrote in an email obtained by Breitbart News. “Prior to the Commission’s adoption of this new commonsense policy, franking regulations prohibited any form of a holiday greeting whatsoever. However, the new policy, which still prohibits Members from sending communications for the sole purpose of expressing a holiday greeting, allows Members to include simple holiday salutations like Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah.”

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I say Merry Christmas to one and all, on this day my Lord was born! And he promised all of us,if we fellowed him, that all our sins would be forgiven.      B

Our Nation was established on the Christian ethic. Thomas Jefferson was an Agnostic. When he was somewhat supported as to be the next President, interesting it was about 2/3rds, many Christians were against him. There was a meeting because Jeffereson seemed to be the best candidate. Jefferson agreed to comply to support Christianity as the main faith. He did so because it was said that it is not forced. One can be an Agnostic and in our time, an Atheist.. we still have our freedoms! The enemy of us all wants to take that freedom away! The main focus because of actions, is Obama!

Putin met with Obama and they could not relate!!! Think on that! Putin has a 70% approval with citizens! America, if you are ignorant, supports the other percentage because support for seniors is lame there! It is not from our government but from love for all people and from Christians! Putin told Obama he is corrupt and uniformed! A Communist President telling the idiot we have in the WH he is corrupt?

While we still cannot understand this anti-Christ Adminstration... Merry Christmas and may God bless your family and guide them to their ultimate destination... to be with Him!

God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty.... And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to the facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

Sounds just like an atheist calling on Gods help with his dying breath ! I do agree with you but I think old TJ wavered a bit here and there with his beliefs ! I love reading his quotes , he was a very amazing man !

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

BRAVO! FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT!  I HEARTED SAY:  "MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE!" NOW COME AND GET ME! ( BRING YOUR WEAPONS! )

My question is; Are these the only reps in the house with common sense?

     I have the privileged right to join with my fellow Patriots here and say Merry Christmas to you all as an acknowledgement of my Lord and Saviors birth and life . It is through him and our faith that we were able to have this Republic formed by men of faith ,based on God's law  and the free will of faithful citizen's to carry on that faithful mission . We have drifted and been manipulated but this is a nation that still believes in God and battered and attacked at our core has given us a fresh awakening and a commitment to return to our faith and join once again as free men to assert the tenants of God's law and grace to save our Republic one more time. It is no accident that the Tea Party was born as a largely Christian response to the failure of the Government and the direction of the country ,it was no accident that the Democratic platform removed God from it's bylaws , and it will be no small victory when we march as Christian Soldiers to once again take back what is our's . Mr.Long ,Mr. Bolino , Mr. Smith , Mr Parker it is also no accident that you choose to stand and profess your faith and commitment to our Lord and Country and to the others to add their comments soon ,take a moment to enjoy the fact that we will soon be removing and prosecuting those who were trying to take our country from us , and out of that struggle our faith becomes renewed .     

America bless God!

"WAR ON CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA?"  you bet there is! now Washington has gotten a taste.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!

What kind of idiot would have went along with that nonsense in the first place? I mean, if I was a rep or senator, I wouldn't be concerned with some idiot trying to impose stupid rules on my communications. Good grief!

The words of Jesus as recorded by Matthew chapter 10 verse 32 -33 "Everyone therefore who confess Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven, but whoever shall deny Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven"

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all, Priase be to our Lord, for He alone is worthy!

What and WHO was in the 1973 congress that wrote that rule into law?

1973 . . . . hmmmm . . . . . . ?

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Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”


Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

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