To all my politically incorrect Christian friends at AIM,
from Handel: Joy to the World!
Merry Christmas !!!! What’s merry about it, when there are so many politically correct people and organisations out there.?
As usual the loony lefties are at it again. If we were a Muslim country.. fine, but to take issue with one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar, in a country founded on Christian-Judaeo beliefs, is beyond ridiculous.
This year’s absurdity comes from the Red Cross UK. Now if this were Mecca, or maybe down town Dubai or even good old Riyadh? I could understand……..but the British Isles ?
On Dec 14th. officials at the Red Cross charity's London HQ, confirmed that Christmas is barred from the 430 shops, which contributed more than £20million to its income last year.
How absurd !
But …Oh the hypocrisy!!!!!
British Red Cross leaders have, however, not extended the ban to their own profitable products. Items currently on sale include Christmas cards featuring angels and wise men and Advent calendars with nativity scenes.
The spokesman said: ‘The Red Cross is trying to be inclusive and we recognise there are lots of people who want to buy Christmas cards which they know will benefit us.’
'The Red Cross is a neutral organisation and we don't want to be aligned with any political party or particular philosophy,' a spokesman said.
'We don't want to be seen as a Christian or Islamic or Jewish organisation because that might compromise our ability to work in conflict situations around the world.'
HELLO ??? …………………
The RED CROSS is a neutral organisation.?
What’s the cross for?
Do they know for that very reason the Muslim world uses the ‘Red Crescent’
and Israel uses Magan Dovid Adom within Israel
He added: 'In shops people can put up decorations like tinsel or snow which are seasonal. But the guidance is that things representative of Christmas cannot be shown.' (source)
Christine Banks, a volunteer at a Red Cross shop in New Romney, Kent, said: ‘We put up a nativity scene in the window and were told to take it out. It seems we can’t have anything that means Christmas. We’re allowed to have some tinsel but that’s it.
‘When we send cards they have to say season’s greetings or best wishes. They must not be linked directly to Christmas. ’When we asked we were told it is because we must not upset Muslims.’ Mrs Banks added: ‘ We have been instructed that we can’t say anything about Christmas and we certainly can’t have a Christmas tree.
Now it appears in that in the UK, the home of Muslim extremism…
Some shopping precincts throughout the UK have banned the Salvation Army and other Christian groups from singing carols to shoppers , in case they offend other religions. (source)
Meanwhile back in the Land of OZ
Santa has been banned from a kindergarten
A Victorian kindergarten has banned Santa and his sleigh, holly or any mention of a religious holiday this Christmas, as part of an effort to be inclusive of all religious and cultural groups, reports the Herald Sun.
"We are just trying to take an open approach to the holiday season," said spokeswoman of the Montessori Marvels Preschool in Greenvale, Marlene Guclu.
"We run a non-denominational, non-religious program," said Guclu , herself a Christian.
One parent, called Anna, rang up radio station 3AW to complain about a kindergarten in Greenvale, which she did not name.
"My son is getting really frustrated because I'm singing one song, and he's singing the other," she said. "They sing carols but they change the words. It doesn't have to be about religion."
But Ms Guclu said Christmas could still be discussed one-on-one with children.
"We want all families to feel welcome, of all nationalities," she said. (source)
May all my friends at AIM have a peaceful and holy Christmas, with a happy & health year to follow.
G-d be with you all