Skip to comments.War on Christmas: Let secular culture have a 'happy holiday' while Christians have a merry Christmas
Posted on 12/24/2013 5:18:32 PM PST by OddLane
Merry Christmas, or Happy Holidays whichever you prefer.
On this anniversary of the birth of our Lord, it may be time to retrench in the War on Christmas.
You see, Christians have two complaints about how our culture approaches Christmas: (1) Calling it Christmas is becoming verboten; and (2) Christmas is becoming secularized, stripped of its true significance. Heres the good news: Those two problems might solve one another.
The War on Christmas is perennial cable news fodder, not only for conservative Christians in search of grievances, but just as much for liberals looking to mock conservative Christians. (More MSNBC shows than Fox News shows discussed the war on Christmas in the two weeks leading up to Dec. 25 this year, according to my search on Nexis.)
Conservative War on Christmas grousing includes some legitimate complaints about absurd political correctness like a Nevada school district prohibiting its teachers from saying Merry Christmas.
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...
Seasons Greetings for Liberals and Conservatives
1. For Our Liberal Friends:
Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, our best
wishes For an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-
stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter
solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of
the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your
choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or
traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or
secular traditions at all.
We also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and
medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally
accepted calendar year 2008, but not without due respect for the
calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society
have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is
necessarily greater than any other country nor the only America in
the Western Hemisphere. And without regard to the race, creed,
color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of
the wishee. By accepting these greetings you are accepting these
This greeting is subject to clarification or withdrawal. It is freely
transferable with no alteration to the original greeting. It implies
no promise by the wisher to actually implement any of the wishes for
herself or himself or others, and is void where prohibited by law and
is revocable at the sole discretion of the wisher.
This wish is warranted to perform as expected within the usual
application of good tidings for a period of one year or until the
issuance of a subsequent holiday greeting, whichever comes first, and
warranty is limited to replacement of this wish or issuance of a new
wish at the sole discretion of the wisher.
2. For Our Conservative Friends:
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
I didn’t write or create this myself. I found it online.
I have already replied with “Merry Christmas” to several canned “happy holidays” bs from vendors, retailers, etc.
Then I promptly typed “remove me” from their lists . screw em
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays-—that should cover all bases. Anyone that gets offended then scrooge them.
there isno other holiday around this time i care to acknowledge. screw the happy holidays. its Merry Christmas, right there.