It was bustardly cold, about 15 degrees, which is maybe why I kept taking pics of interiors along the way, like the downtown Walgreens (with its doors wide open, natch):
And a t-shirt shoppe:
A somewhat lesser deity:
The May D & F tower:
Oh yeah, fireworks.
I for one welcome our new . . . aw, screw it:
He brings good!
Walked by the City and County Building on the way home:
All decorated. But what's that arrangement bottom center?
Do not scream: it's a crechè. On the grounds of a public building.
Actually the crechè was ruled constitutional over 20 years ago. In 1999 the Freedom from Religion Foundation sued to be allowed to place a sign next to it, reading:
They lost, as they should have just for being such utter (as they say in Oz) c*nts. Happy New Year!
At this season of
THE WINTER SOLSTICE
may reason prevail.
no devils, no angels,
no heaven or hell.
There is only
our natural world.
THE "CHRIST CHILD" IS A RELIGIOUS MYTH.
THE CITY OF DENVER SHOULD NOT PROMOTE RELIGION.
"I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute."
John F. Kennedy 1960 Presidential campaign.
Update: I'd like to see that wuss Ronald McDonald go up against my clown. One look and he'd have to change his name to Ronald McCrapPants.