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Is it Time to Ban Christmas Presents Altogether?

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 7:42 AM
America was not built by a dependent class. The factories of the North where there were very few slaves was built by free people. Also, NOBODY paid income tax during the days of slavery because there was no income tax to pay. The income tax did not come into being until 1916. Please pull your head out from between your buttocks before posting in the future, OK?
Navy-baby Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 12:41 PM
The northern factories also used child labor--and these little children were treated horribly! The North was not as morally superior as the media, textbooks, or teachers would have you believe. A pox on both their houses...

Here is the "Black Friday" question of the day from Martin Lewis at the Telegraph: Is it time to ban Christmas presents?

Is it time to ban Christmas presents? Across the country people are growling at the enforced obligation to waste money on that they can't afford, for people who won't use it. Festive gift-giving has lost its point, risks doing more harm than good, misteaches our children about values and kills the joy of anticipation...

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