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Tyson replaces Labor Day with Muslim Eid al-Fitr
| August 02, 2008
| Bob Unruh
Posted on 08/02/2008 3:22:15 AM PDT by Man50D
Food workers at the Shelbyville, Tenn., plant for Tyson Foods, which boasts on its corporate website that it strives "to honor God," will have time off for Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday closing the month of Ramadan, instead of the American tradition Labor Day.
Officials with the company told WND the labor union representing the 1,200 plant workers, including about 700 immigrants from Somalia who largely are Muslim, sought the holiday change in the new five-year contract, and the company agreed.
Officials with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union issue a press statement about the new "contract [that] creates an additional paid holiday, [Eid al-Fitr,] a Muslim holiday that occurs toward the end of Ramadan."
A spokeswoman at the union's office told WND no one was in the office today who could comment on the request.
To the Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Gary Mickelson, Tyson's media chief, said there is no new holiday, but at the union's request the company agreed to discontinue the Labor Day holiday and implement Eid al-Fitr.
"Union leadership did request and receive Eid al-Fitr (which is apparently spelled various ways including Id al-Fitr and Eid ul-Fitr) as a paid holiday in place of Labor Day," Mickelson told the newspaper.
"Since all Team Members will still have eight paid holidays, the change will not affect production," Mickelson said.
On the paper's forum page, readers were outraged.
"If this holiday is that important to them, make them take it off instead of Christmas Day and allow ALL workers to be off Labor Day. Most AMERICAN families have some type of function on Labor Day," wrote one anonymous participant.
(Excerpt) Read more at worldnetdaily.com ...
TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: diversity; eid; immigration; islam; laborday; mohammedanism; tyson; tysonfoods; unions
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posted on 08/02/2008 3:22:16 AM PDT
Maybe Immigration should have a look at this plants “union members.” More illegals doing the work Americans won’t do.
posted on 08/02/2008 3:41:24 AM PDT
(The last thing the US needs is B.O.!)
My boycot of Tyson products begins today.
posted on 08/02/2008 3:41:32 AM PDT
(Contempt of congress? Do you blame me?)
And they wouldn’t budge on the Confederate Memorial Day issue....
So what is it? Merry Eid? Happy Eid? Since its at the end of Ramadan, is it “eid up!, fasting’s over”?
posted on 08/02/2008 3:46:35 AM PDT
(typical bitter white person)
I think there are other viable alternatives to Tyson products. I'll be looking for them instead. Abandon our traditions, abandon our business relationship.
posted on 08/02/2008 4:17:43 AM PDT
(Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
Someone on another post here last night gave the email address for Tyson’s PR(?) person.
I emailed him a blistering letter.
If anyone wants his email address FReep mail me.
posted on 08/02/2008 4:28:05 AM PDT
(Homosexuality IS a choice! There isn't any biological reason for it. They CHOOSE to be that way!)
“my boycott of Tyson begins today”
I’m thinking a few hundred thousand e-mails and letters wouldn’t hurt either.
posted on 08/02/2008 4:33:38 AM PDT
( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
The following is adapted from Dr. Peter Hammonds book: Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat
Islam is not a religion nor is it a cult. It is a complete system. Islam has religious, legal, political, economic and military components. The religious component is a beard for all the other components. Islamization occurs when there are sufficient Muslims in a country to agitate for their so-called religious rights'.
When politically correct and culturally diverse societies agree to the reasonable Muslim demands for their religious rights, they also get the other components under the table. Heres how it works (percentages source CIA: The World Fact Book (2007)).
As long as the Muslim population remains around 1% of any given country they will be regarded as a peace-loving minority and not as a threat to anyone. In fact, they may be featured in articles and films, stereotyped for their colorful uniqueness:
At 2% and 3% they begin to proselytize from other ethnic minorities and disaffected groups with major recruiting from the jails and among street gangs:
From 5% on they exercise an inordinate influence in proportion to their percentage of the population. They will push for the introduction of halal (clean by Islamic standards) food, thereby securing food preparation jobs for Muslims. They will increase pressure on supermarket chains to feature it on their shelves along with threats for failure to comply. (United States).
|Trinida and Tabago
At this point, they will work to get the ruling government to allow them to rule themselves under Sharia, the Islamic Law. The ultimate goal of Islam is not to convert the world but to establish Sharia law over the entire world. When Muslims reach 10% of the population, they will increase lawlessness as a means of complaint about their conditions (Paris car-burnings). Any non-Muslim action that offends Islam will result in uprisings and threats (Amsterdam - Mohammed cartoons).
After reaching 20% expect hair-trigger rioting, jihad militia formations, sporadic killings and church and synagogue burning:
At 40% you will find widespread massacres, chronic terror attacks and ongoing militia warfare:
From 60% you may expect unfettered persecution of non-believers and other religions, sporadic ethnic cleansing (genocide), use of Sharia Law as a weapon and Jizya, the tax placed on infidels:
After 80% expect State run ethnic cleansing and genocide:
|United Arab Emirates
100% will usher in the peace of Dar-es-Salaam the Islamic House of Peace theres supposed to be peace because everybody is a Muslim:
Of course, thats not the case. To satisfy their blood lust, Muslims then start killing each other for a variety of reasons.
"Before I was nine I had learned the basic canon of Arab life. It was me against my brother; me and my brother against our father; my family against my cousins and the clan; the clan against the tribe; and the tribe against the world and all of us against the infidel."
Leon Uris, The Haj.
It is good to remember that in many, many countries, such as France, the Muslim populations are centered around ghettos based on their ethnicity. Muslims do not integrate into the community at large. Therefore, they exercise more power than their national average would indicate.
posted on 08/02/2008 4:40:31 AM PDT
(I am not an apologist, I just play one on Television)
I have never bought a Tyson product, and never will..
posted on 08/02/2008 4:44:38 AM PDT
(Men who cannot deceive others are very often successful at deceiving themselves. Samuel Johnson)
posted on 08/02/2008 4:48:57 AM PDT
(3D-Joy OH Boy!!!)
You may find this interesting:
There are over 150 videos in the series below. I have put together a list of the first 75 to get people started. Get them while you can because the Muslims keep getting the author banned
The purpose of these videos is to inform, explain and enlighten people from all over the world about the TRUTH of the Quran and Muhammadan Islam.
The creator of these videos grew up in an Arab country, their mother tongue is Arabic and have been studying and researching the subjects of the Quran, Hadiths, the New Testament, the Hebrew Bible, Arab & Islamic histories for the last 23 years. Below is a radio interview with the Author on Youtube:
Exclusive interview with Ahmadsquran3 Part 1 and Exclusive interview with Ahmadsquran3 Part 2
The Video Series Table of Contents
- Introduction to the Series Part 1The purpose of our SERIES is to ENLIGHTEN EDUCATE & REVEAL the FACTS about Muhammad's version of Islam/ Muhammadan Islam or the Cult of Muhammad.
- Does Islam Mean Peace? Part 2 WE are assured by Muhammadans and their supporters that Islam means PEACE and is a PEACEFUL belief system. Learn the truth
- Who is a Muslim? Part 3 Contrary to all claims by the followers of Muhammad, that they are the ONLY Muslims, the Quran asserts OTHERWISE.
- Who is Allah? Part 4 Most followers of Muhammad do not KNOW that Allah was the NAME of the supreme rock god of the Quraysh
- Women in Islam Part 5 Scholars of Muhammadan Islam & some women, assure the world that they are treated with great respect & equality. Is this TRUE?
- Quranic Contradictions Part 6A. Most people are CONFUSED when they read or listen to Quranic verses which are SUBLIME and then others which are VILE because they are ignorant of the TWO distinct periods of alleged revelations.
- Quranic Contradictions Part 6B Part 6 continued
- Jihad in Islam Part 7 In spite of all the TV images of acts of death & destruction committed by JIHADISTS all over the world, we are assured that they are contrary to the Quran. Are they?
- Islamophobia Part 8 Islamophobia actually means FEAR of Islam - its TEACHINGS - & NOT of Muslims, should it be a legitimate and real condition among the so called UNBELIEVERS?
- Was Muhammad a prophet? Part 9 A prophet is one who FORETELLS the FUTURE. Did Muhammad PREDICT anything? No.
- Challenge $20000.00 Part 10 We are accused by [Muslims] those who do not agree with our series of LYING. We have a challenge to ALL of them. PUT up or SHUT up!
- The Black Stone Part 11 Why do the followers of Muhammad continue to REVERE the meteorite that was worshipped by the Pagan Arabs?
- What is the Ka'ba? Part 12 Is the HOLIEST shrine of Muhammadan Islam a PAGAN TEMPLE?
- Al Hijab Part 13 We are told by the Muhammadans that the HIJAB is mandated in the Quran. Can ANYONE find the verse or the chapter of Hijab?
- Quran AGAINST Christians Part 14 What does TOLERANT Quran tell its followers about Christians?
- Night Journey or Laylat al Isra Part 15 Muhammadans tell the world that the Quran states that Muhammad was PHYSICALLY transported to JERUSALEM. Was he?
- Quran AGAINST Jews Part 16 What does TOLERANT Quran tell its followers about Jews?
- Quran and PRE-DESTINATION Part 17 How does the DOCTRINE of Pre-Destination affect the Cult of Muhammadan Islam?
- Abrogating & Abrogated Verses Part 18 If Allah is God, why then is he NOT Omniscient?
- Quran AGAINST Unbelievers Part 19 What are Peace Loving Muhammadan Islam's intentions regarding so called UNBELIEVERS?
- Islam & African Slavery Part 20 Muhammadan Muslims DENIGRATE the Christians for Black Slavery. What are the FACTS?
- Myth of Islamic Civilization Part 21 How TRUE are Muhammadan claims about their so called Islamic Civilization?
- Quran AGAINST Arabs Part 22 The Quran is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY hatemongering text, even about its Arabs
- Quran vs Bible Contradictions Part 23 If Allah revealed BOTH the Bible & the Quran, then why does the Quran CONTRADICT the Bible?
- Satanic Quran Part 24 What part does the Quran play in the character formation of its followers?
- Suicide in Islam Part 25 According to Muhammadan Islam, those who BLOW themselves up actually end up in HELL!
- Charter of Umar Part 26 Muhammadan leaders assert to the world that their Islam is a TOLERANT Belief System. Is this TRUE?
- Foreign Words in Quran Part 27 How FACTUAL are Muhammadan assertions that the Quran is written in PURE Arabic?
- Muhammad Last Prophet? Part 28 Misrepresenting the ACTUAL meaning of words is one of the numerous means by which Muhammadan Muslims DECEIVE humanity
- Satanic Verses Part 29 Is it TRUE that Satan DECEIVED Muhammad?
- Seventy Two Virgins Part 30 Neither Allah nor Gabriel ever told Muhammad about the alleged rewards of the Seventy Two Virgins
- Taqiyah or Islamic Subterfuge Part 31 Can the followers of Muhammad ever be LOYAL to the Peoples & Institutions of the INFIDELS/ UNBELIEVERS?
- And THEN it was Revealed Part 32 Why were almost ALL of the verses of the Quran 'revealed' after the EVENTS and not BEFORE?
- Muhammad's Compassion & Mercy Part 33Was Muhammad as Compassionate & Merciful as his followers want us to believe?
- Khadijah & Islam Part 34 Muhammadan Scholars do not dwell on Khadijah's SINGULAR importance on Muhammad's concept of Monotheism
- Fifty Prayers a Day Part 35 Was it out of LOVE that Allah prescribed 50 prayers a day to Muhammad & his followers?
- Compilation of the Quran Part 36 Is the current Quran the same as that allegedly revealed to Muhammad?
- Biblical Corruption Allegations Part 37 The Muhammadans claim that the Hebrew Bible & New Testament were CORRUPTED by their followers
- Muhammad & Knowledge Part 38 Was Muhammad the GENIUS that his followers claim?
- Arab & Islamic Imperialism Part 39 The Arabs are the LONGEST LASTING Imperialist power in history
- Allah's SHARE of the PLUNDER Part 40 If Allah were GOD, why would he need a SHARE of the plunder committed by Muhammad & his followers?
- Muhammad the sinful Part 41 Was Muhammad as PURE as his followers want us to believe?
- Mein Kampf & Quran Part 42 What did Hitler learn from the Quran & Muhammad's Sunnah?
- Muhammad the Forgetful Part 43 Contrary to his portrayal as the PERFECT man by his followers, Muhammad was prone to a lot of failings
- Was Muhammad Illiterate? Part 44 To prove the divine origin of the Quran, the followers of Muhammad assert that Muhammad was ILLITERATE. Was he?
- The Jews of Arabia Part 45A Who ACTUALLY were the Jews of Arabia and why did Muhammad REVILE them so much?
- The Jews of Arabia Part 45B Continued
- Altered Revelations Part 46 Were the alleged revelations transcribed as first recited by Muhammad or were some deliberately ALTERED to rhyme?
- Ancestry of the Arabs Part 47 Are the Arabs truly RELATED to Abraham & Ishmael?
- Male Muhammadan Characteristics Part 48 Why do MALE followers of Muhammad exhibit almost IDENTICAL characteristics irrespective of culture, race, colour or sect?
- Isaac or Ishmael? Part 49 If the Quran was truly revealed by God, how is it then LOGICAL for the Arabs to claim that it was Ishmael who was being SACRIFICED?
- Battle of Yamama Part 50 In this battle HUNDREDS of Quran MEMORIZERS were slaughtered and with them hundreds of verses of the Quran.
- Biblical NAMES in the Quran Part 51 Did Muhammad and his PAGAN Arabs know anything about the Bible BEFORE Muhammad's ALLEGED revelations?
- Christians of Arabia Part 52 Contrary to the FALSIFIED explanations of Muhammadan 'scholars', the Christians of Arabia were actually NATIVE Arabs
- Allah & his Apostle Know Best Part 53 It was during his Madina period that Muhammad invariably ASSOCIATED himself on an EQUAL footing with Allah
- Seven Versions of the Quran Part 54 The SCRIPTUES of the Hebrews, Christians, Zoroasterians etc were revealed in ONE version. Why NOT the Quran?
- Muhammad & the News Media Part 55 Even after the lapse of 1400 years, Muhammadan Muslim governments REPLICATE Muhammad
- Made to Order Revelations Part 56 Allah was ALWAYS at the Beck & Call of Muhammad
- Jizzya or Poll Tax Part 57 Not only were the lands of the People of the Book OCCUPIED by the Muhammadan Arabs, they added Insult to Injury to permanently HUMILIATE them
- Quran Unravelled Part 58A A TWO part IRREFUTABLE summary DISPROVING the alleged DIVINE origin of the Quran
- Quran Unravelled Part 58B Continued
- Muhammad the Coward Part 59 We are REGALED by Muhammad's followers about his astounding bravery. Are these FACTS?
- Anything New in the Quran? Anything? Part 60 Does the Quran reveal anything NEW of value?
- Fight/Kill/Slay in the Quran Part 61 Is the Quran a book of PEACE?
- Allah's Chosen People Part 62 Who are Allah's Chosen People?
- No Compulsion in Religion Part 63 Does the Quran support FREEDOM of CONCIENCE?
- Islam: Cult or Religion? Part 64 Is Muhammadan Islam a RELIGION?
- Ka'ba or Solomon's Temple? Part 65 If the Ka'ba was Allah's FIRST HOUSE, why was Muhammad FIRST Qibla towards JERUSALEM?
- Gabriel or Jibril Part 66 Where from did Muhammad PLAGIARIZE the concept of the angel Gabriel?
- Dilemma of Muhammadan Muslims Part 67 Since Muhammadan Muslims cannot ARTICULATE a FACTUAL defense of their beliefs, they invariably resort to INSULTS & Red Herrings.
- Hagar & Ishmael Part 68 Were Hagar & Ishmael the progenitors of the Arabs as they claim? Were they EVER in Arabia?
- Ilm or Knowledge Part 69 Is it TRUE that the Quran teaches its followers to learn the SCIENCES?
- Read or Recite? Part 70 What ACTUALLY did Gabriel allegedly tell Muhammad to do?
- Good & Bad Muslims Part 71 Who according to the Quran are considered the BEST Muhammadan Muslims?
- Promised Land in the Quran Part 72 Does Allah in the Quran ASSERT the right of the Israelites to their land?
- Apostasy or Ridda wars Part 73 Hundreds of 'Revealed' verses of the 'INVIOLATE' Quran were lost with their slaughtered MEMORIZERS
- Muhammad's Psychological Profile Part 74 The Psychological Profile of every human being is the product of all the influences that affected its upbringing from birth to maturity. Muhammad was not different.
- Plagues or Commandments? Part 75 How could the alleged prophet of Allah mix up the TEN Plagues with the TEN Commandments?
posted on 08/02/2008 4:53:17 AM PDT
(3D-Joy OH Boy!!!)
posted on 08/02/2008 4:57:06 AM PDT
by Ghost of Philip Marlowe
(If Hillary is elected, her legacy will be telling the American people: Better put some ice on that.)
So Tyson foods is dropping Labor Day so that Somalis can be home to slit the throat of a goat in their backyard and worship the moon god. How stupid of us to go down the same PC road that has doomed Britain.
Why does any American buy any product with “Tyson” on it anyway? I haven’t since 1990, when I learned they were one of Clinton’s main money pots.
My boycot of Tyson products begins today.
Why boycott Tyson? It is the union that wants the change. Tyson does not care what holidays it pays for. The union was the one that wanted to give up Labor Day in order to get the mooseslime holiday.
posted on 08/02/2008 5:04:33 AM PDT
by John D
My boycott starts today, too.
posted on 08/02/2008 5:13:15 AM PDT
To: Rapscallion; Man50D
Target marketing by Tyson.... maybe the bubbas need to drop this outfit from the shopping list....
posted on 08/02/2008 5:13:17 AM PDT
Why does any American buy any product with Tyson on it anyway? I havent since 1990, when I learned they were one of Clintons main money pots.
Exactamundo! Association with the Klintoons was enough for me to stay far away from Tyson.
posted on 08/02/2008 5:14:04 AM PDT
(America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
Why don’t you just post the PR person’s name? And a list of Tyson foods so we can avoid them.
posted on 08/02/2008 5:14:13 AM PDT
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