Skip to comments.Best Buy “Happy Eid al-Adha” makes Conservative Christians go crazy
Posted on 11/23/2009 6:44:24 PM PST by libh8er
As you can see here (via TechCrunch) a few people are mad that BestBuys thanksgiving advertisement features a 14-letter phrase (or 15 if you count the hyphen). Whos going to BestBuy this weekend?
Screw Best Buy and Geek Squad. I will not shop there in the future.
Drudge has been silent on this. Wonder why.
They have a month to rectify this. If there is no front page “Merry Christmas” and “Happy Hanukkah” on their future ads, they will be truly dead to me.
As it is, they didn’t even have a “Happy Thanksgiving,” just a “Shop Thanksgiving.” Thanksgiving is a much bigger holiday than Eid.
Too bad. Best Buys was actually improving its lousy customer service, and it is the biggest electronics store around here.
But Best Buys should remember what country it’s in and what our holidays are (hint: this is NOT a “Muslim country”).
Seriously, this is all part of an attempt to isolate Thanksgiving as some kind of Christian holiday like Christmas or Easter. At Christmas, out of our desire to feel inclusive we feel obligated to recognize the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.
Leftists for some reason believe Thanksgiving is an inherently Christian holiday, so recognition of other religions is required to atone for the embarrassingly large number of Christians in America.
Conveniently, the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha falls close to Thanksgiving this year, so leftists can atone for the original American sin of Thanksgiving.
Actually it is...at least here in the U.S.
Leftists see Thanksgiving as an exclusively Christian holiday.
Regardless, Thanksgiving is in no Christian liturgical calendar. It is a holiday created by, and declared by, man.
Rat bastids. Just sent corporate one hell of a nasty-gram.
There was a thread on this same subject yesterday.
I then started a thread about it on their website and it has blown up.
I encourage people to go there and let your voices be heard. We will never stop this without taken action where we see that America is being taken away and changed.
I called the White House to complain and got, "Press 1 for English".
The Muzzies have gotten wind of that forum and there is one person out there (sounds like the same person) who is starting multiple threads under different aliases.
Drudge’s silence is infuriating. Wonder if he is a whore to Best Buy. I don’t recall seeing BB banner ads on his site however. All he has to do is link to one of the any number of blogs carrying this story and BB will suffer a 10% drop in holiday sales. At least.
What does that mean?
What does that mean?
I’ve got some bad news for you sunshine, the US is the ONLY place the holiday is celebrated. So what’s your point?
“this is all part of an attempt to isolate Thanksgiving as some kind of Christian holiday like Christmas or Easter”.
You are exactly correct.
And, who the heck ever heard of Eid al-Adha for G-D’s sake before Obama!!
This ad by Best Buy is absurd.
Misread the headline ... thought it said Happy IED-al adha
Canada has a day of thanksgiving in October.
OOPS. Looks like Amazon’s getting some more business.
True, but if it weren't for Christianity there would be NO Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. They weren't exactly thanking Buddha for the blessings there in Plymouth.
Don't call me sunshine, genius. As magellan pointed out the word should have been "exclusively" not "inherently." Changed the whole meaning of the sentence.
Thanksgiving is celebrated in Judaism as well and called Sukkot. Also in Canada...already passed for this year.
I was going to blow this off but went to Best Buy website and looky here:
Happy Conflated Day!
“True, but if it weren’t for Christianity there would be NO Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. They weren’t exactly thanking Buddha for the blessings there in Plymouth.”
You are correct! It was begun by Christians giving thanks to the Lord.
You know, looking at those “Black Friday” deals in this ad, the prices are about the same as you can get right now from other places for similar items.
How do they celebrate this “holiday”?
Impale a different infidel on a spike and set each one alight for 8 days?
Make little clay grenades for their kids to spin?
I often get large BestBuy gift cards for Christmas. Have told my family I’m boycotting BB from now on.
Don’t want to hear how fair BB plans to be concerning all ‘faiths’ etc. If we don’t take a stand against this death cult now, it will be too late. And I don’t even consider myself that strong a Christian ... but, I certainly consider it a blessing and a privlege to live in a Christian culture.
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