America's public schools: exalting Islam, banning Christmas. A December Newsletter article from the Deschutes County Republicans, our neighbors to the East - Christmas was a holiday long before the formation of this country. Christmas is a national holiday: Federal employees get Christmas Day off, and no one claims this to be an establishment of religion (not yet). Every year, Christmas comes under more intense attack by politically correct troublemakers. There seems to be no objection (from the left) to Kwanzaa, Hannukah, Ramadan, or the pagan celebration of the winter solstice, but the leftists say Christmas has got to go. Even if you aren’t religious, it is impossible to deny America is culturally a Christian nation. Much of our legal system and system of government is founded on Christian principles. And children have always been celebrating Christmas in public schools, as a tradition. Read more... Read more about America's public schools: exalting Islam, banning Christmas.