December 25, 2010

Your Turn: He Knows If You've Been Bad or Good

Onward Christian Soldiers? Santa Baby? “Sleigh” Bells? Do You Hear What I Hear?  All I Want For Christmas is My Two Front Teeth? I’ll Be Home For Christmas?

I was wondering what you make of this Christmas Day photo so widely published in the galleries yesterday. Was it just a little holiday humor, or is there more to it than that? (Caption with the appended info below.)

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(Photo: Rafiq Maqbool/A.P. Caption: Pfc. Kyle Garcia from Ridgefield, Wash., right, along with Spc. Steven Galvin from Holstein, Iowa, of 2nd Platoon Bravo Company 2-327 Infantry, returns fires after a sudden attack by Taliban on Combat Out Post Badel in eastern Afghan. A.P. add on to caption: The two U.S. soldiers were wearing Santa Claus hats to celebrate Christmas eve inside the small outpost when Taliban fighters shot at them from a hillside outside the base. Still wearing the hats, the soldiers rushed to take defensive positions and returned fire on the Taliban.)

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