"Peace on Earth and Goodwill to Men": A Homily of the Radical Left?

| Mon Nov. 27, 2006 2:12 PM EST

Does this mean the Christmas carol is now an anti-war chant?

DENVER (AP) -- 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. He said some residents have also believed it was a symbol of Satan. Three or four residents complained, he said.

''Somebody could put up signs that say drop bombs on Iraq. If you let one go up you have to let them all go up,'' he said in a telephone interview Sunday.

What to ban next? Melting snowmen! Red and blue christmas lights! And Far, Far Away on Judea's Plains, to be sure.

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