Mom Puts Up Middle Finger Christmas Lights to Get Back at ‘Nosy’ Neighbors

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middle finger christmas displayLove thy neighbor? NAH.

A woman named Sarah Henderson was pissed off at her neighbors and used her Christmas lights to show it. The Louisiana mama of four children deliberately set up her decorations in the shape of a hand giving the middle finger to "communicate" with her neighbors, with whom she's been having an "ongoing dispute."

Not very holiday-spirit-like, right? And now the police are involved. The 5-0 ordered that Henderson take down the offensive lights, and Henderson came back with a whopper sure to make any non-Aryan's head spin ...

Lady Sarah said she made the middle finger display to get back at her neighbs for being nosy and threatened that now that she's being forced to remove it, she might just replace it with a swastika.

This is how I expressed myself. It’s the only means I have to express myself to these people.

Ummmm, what people, exactly? Because replacing the middle finger with a swastika is sorta, kinda, TOTALLY sending the wrong message. And here's the kicker -- Gemma Rachal, Henderson's neighbor, told The Advocate that her 6-year-old son saw the lights and tried to copy the offensive gesture. So go ahead, Sar, replace that hand giving the finger with the Nazi symbol. If you're really lucky, maybe her 6-year-old will try to copy that logo, too.

Aside from the fact that I'm giving Henderson the bird myself right now, let's address the obvious: You're arranging your Christmas lights in the shape of a middle finger to tick your neighbors off. In what universe is that going to make any difference? It makes YOU, Sarah, look like an ignorant ass. Not to mention, the worst Grinch of all time. But the American Civil Liberties Union has come down in favor of Henderson, saying she has every right to put the lights up and that gestures like that are protected speech.

'Scuse me for being old-fashioned, but isn't the holiday season all about being compassionate, kind, and giving to the less fortunate? Don't know 'bout y'all, but I'm all for giving this idiotic woman a swift kick in the rump ... and then some.

Is this crazy or what?


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jalaz77 jalaz77

Um trashy....

Pinkmani Pinkmani

Haha! As tacky as it is, I love it!!! However, it's not right to have that especially with kids around. 

CPN322 CPN322

It does seem crazy but it also seems like this woman is at her wits end with her neighbors. I hope they can resolve their issues and live peaceful next to one another. We don't all have to be friends we just need to be respectful of each other.

Trina... Trina.mhmm

This made me laugh! If I seen a neighbors lights like that I would probably say right on haha

BeaTx BeaTx

Am i the only person doubting a 6 year old could even tell what this is to try to copy it? It's not that well done. I think it's just two drama queens keeping thing stirred up.

ghost... ghostbaby

So petty.

nonmember avatar sarah

even though i dont agree that using your Christmas lights to give the middle finger or giving the middle finger at all is appropriate, it is her property and she isnt breaking any laws. i think she just needs to grow up

Sleep... SleepingBeautee

It is trashy, but people are trashy sometimes. If I was her neighbor, I would tell my kids that it was supposed to be a candelabra and that she is just a poor artist. No need to make something a big deal when it isn't. Throwing a huge tantrum about it just gives her power and increases the likelihood that she will continue her drama whore attention. Ignore it and eventually she will tire of being an ass all the time and not getting a response.

dirti... dirtiekittie

i agree with @beaTx and @sarah. her lawn, she's not breaking any laws... but she looks immature as hell. my inner 12 year old giggled, but hopefully the neighbors can at least try to grow up and get along.

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