Tue, 21 Dec 2010 14:20:25 +0000
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JESUS!
Everywhere, the Christian Western civilization is bowing down to our self-imposed Tyranny of Political Correctness:
- Minnesota’s Head Start Program has banned Santa Claus because a family from Somalia was “offended.”
- Christmas has been banned by the UK’s Red Cross from its 430 fund-raising shops. Staff have been ordered to take down decorations and to remove any other signs of the Christian festival because they could offend Moslems.
- A small-town bank in Perkins, Oklahoma, said the Federal Reserve won’t let it keep religious signs and symbols on display, including a Bible verse of the day, crosses on the teller’s counter and buttons that say “Merry Christmas, God With Us.”
So it’s a breath of fresh air that Arizona Governor Jan Brewer refuses to accede to the Political Correctness Nazis. Here’s her Christmas letter:
An Executive Order that I issued last year encourages the celebration of Christmas and Hanukkah and prohibits any censorship of these religious holidays.
As you may know, in the past, state and local officials in Arizona (and elsewhere) have attempted to strip both Christmas and Hanukkah of their meaning, including establishment of policies forbidding state employees from placing religious items of celebration at their desks, re-naming of Christmas trees as “holiday” trees, and renaming of Menorahs as “candlesticks.”
Under my administration, I will call things what they are…a Christmas Tree and a Menorah… and will gladly allow both Christmas and Hanukkah to be celebrated at the State Capitol. I encourage my colleagues and fellow elected officials to do the same.
Finally, during this Christmas season, make a difference in our community by volunteering your time or making a donation to a worthy cause. An organization that I support, Hope & A Future, is making a difference this Christmas by providing gifts and clothing to foster children. I encourage you to learn more about Hope & A Future and make a difference in our community through this charity or another charity of your choice.
Merry Christmas! May God bless you, your home, and all of Arizona.
Let Minnesota’s Head Start know what you think! Here’s their contact info:
- Minnesota Head Start Association
904 Valley Dr
Duluth, MN 55804
- Or complete their online form by clicking HERE.
H/t beloved fellows Tina and Steve.