But this year, common sense and a little bit of boldness are combining to offer the public a visible contrasting viewpoint. I just received the following press release:
I admire that man more and more every day. I just wish I could get added to his list of Lars Blog Fans. I love it, and if we make it to Portland before Christmas, I'll definitely be there.
"THE CHRISTMAS CROSS AT PIONEER SQUARE"
Everyone is invited to join us as we begin a new tradition at
Pioneer Square, “The Chri stmas Cross” sponsored by The Portland Area Chri stian Churches and the Lars LarsonShow of radio station 750 KXL. When asked about the display Larson said, “we’re putting the Cross in the Square to remind people of the real reason for the season. Letting local government re-define the ‘Chri stmas Tree’ as a ‘Holiday Tree’ is an insult not only to Chri stians everywhere, but to other religions as well. You shouldn’t have to hire a lawyer in order to say ‘Merry Chri stmas.’”
The Cross will be on display in the Square from the morning of December 19th and available for viewing through Chri
stmas Eve, December 24th 2005. The Lars LarsonShow can be heard Monday through Friday from to in Portlandon Newsradio 750 KXL and throughout Oregon, Southwe stWashington and parts of on 17 affiliate Idaho stations via the Radio Northwe stNetwork.