Tis the season to offend

Tis the season to offend

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    Tis the season to offend

    I am 45, And remember when it wasn't against the law to say "Merry Christmas"

    But now times have changed..............

    Remember The "pro" last year in NY, That was offended by the Santa Clause yelling "ho ho ho"

    A Jewish lady got offended. So now "Rudolph the red nosed reindeer" song is banned in a school. Some people need to get a life. And quit screwing up everybody else’s holiday.

    Have a Merry Christmas.


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    Last year when I was at Target, I asked the 12 year old female cashier this question, "I found the holiday trees in the back, but I was looking for Christmas Trees - do you carry any of those?". She gave me the strangest confused look.
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    I,m Jewish and it doesn't bother me. I call them Christmas trees because that's what they are. They are not Hanukah tree's. I look at it this way. You guys have your holiday's and I have mine, It doesn't effect my life if your celebrating Christmas just like If I celebrate PassOver effects your life.

    I happened to be married to a Gentile woman, I celebrate Christmas with her parents and I enjoy "their" holiday with them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pure Kustom View Post
    I am 45, And remember when it wasn't against the law to say "Merry Christmas"

    But now times have changed..............

    Remember The "pro" last year in NY, That was offended by the Santa Clause yelling "ho ho ho"

    A Jewish lady got offended. So now "Rudolph the red nosed reindeer" song is banned in a school. Some people need to get a life. And quit screwing up everybody else’s holiday.

    Have a Merry Christmas.
    And a very Merry Christmas to you too!
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    Besides,

    Rudolph the red nose reindeer is a secular song, just like Jingle Bells.

    BTW: Happy Hanukah
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    This is a subject that can get me on my soapbox.

    It should be a non-issue.

    This is how it should work:

    I pass someone on the street and say "Merry Christmas", they smile and say "Happy Hanukah".

    We have told the other that we hope they have a happy holiday but in addition we have discovered some other information about that person.

    No one should be offended by this.

    With regard to the "holiday trees", I wouldn't buy one of those either.

    So . . . . . everyone have a Happy RamaHannaQuanzMass!!!!
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    Anyone ever heard Brad Paisley's take on "It's a completely non-offensive and politically correct holiday"

    Hilarious, and right on focus.

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    I for one, will not be told how to act or what I can or cannot say by a bunch of Godless heathens that wear their feelings on a sleeve.
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    I'm working at Bass Pro Shop for the holiday season. I was glad to see that they are not being politically correct. All of their flyers and in store decorations refer to it as Christmas. In my not so humble opinion, if someone doesn't like it they can stay away. Businesses should not be forced to be politically correct just to accommodate some idiot who offended because someone else has different beliefs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mi2az View Post
    I,m Jewish and it doesn't bother me. I call them Christmas trees because that's what they are. They are not Hanukah tree's. I look at it this way. You guys have your holiday's and I have mine, It doesn't effect my life if your celebrating Christmas just like If I celebrate PassOver effects your life.

    I happened to be married to a Gentile woman, I celebrate Christmas with her parents and I enjoy "their" holiday with them.
    How dare you...everyone knows it is a holiday tree.


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    I'm going to continue to say Merry Christmas. This country was found under Christian values, and I'm not going to change just because we have a few other people who are offened. They are the ones who shold just get over it and take it in stride. The way things are going now, they might require us the pray to Buddah or Allah to make others feel comfortable.
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    I am Christian and the wifes family is Jewish. Her dad comes to Christmas and we go to Hannaka (sorry for miss-spelling) I asked him and he said that it is rediculus for people to get offended.
    I dont get offended if you say happy satan day or pegan holidays so get over me saying Merry Christmas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mi2az View Post
    I,m Jewish and it doesn't bother me. I call them Christmas trees because that's what they are. They are not Hanukah tree's. I look at it this way. You guys have your holiday's and I have mine, It doesn't effect my life if your celebrating Christmas just like If I celebrate PassOver effects your life.

    I happened to be married to a Gentile woman, I celebrate Christmas with her parents and I enjoy "their" holiday with them.
    Now that's about the most common sense and logical thing I've read in a long time. I agree 100% and though I'm not Jewish, that's the way I think about it too. I'm happy for anyone to celebrate their faith in their way.......... I'm not interfering, I'm not complaining, I'm happy for you and wish you the best.
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    just remember CHRIST is the reason for christmas. without him it would be only mas. so MERRY CHRISTMAS to all of you guys. If I offend any one , oh well get over it.
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    Let me just say I agree with what everyone has said. It's nice to know I fall so close in line with other people.
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