Skip to comments.AFA publishes annual "naughty/nice" list--companies hostile to Christmas
Posted on 11/19/2012 11:08:47 AM PST by Gopher Broke
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It is Christmas it is a federal holiday, we purchase because of Christmas and if they cannot say Christmas then so be it, they do not get my Christmas money.
For those who like I have just read you guys need to stop pinning yourselves to a cross, well I do not go to church I respect what this country was founded on and what holidays were celebrated way back.
Seems those who dont;see a bigger picture here is are the same folks who think Christianity is stupid and homosexuals marrying is alright
And this list has the pro-homo Target on its good guy list.
thank you for seeing a bigger picture about this.
Seems some think this is just about Christmas and being PC to non Christians or those who celebrate traditions and Christmas and not understand how the left wants to take the word out of Christ at every chance.
I wish some would wake the hell up that is if some are not trolls or the usual typical idiots whon think homosexuals should marry because it is not a big deal and cannot see a bigger picture and agenda
most celebrate Christmas whether that pisses off the idiots on the left or not.
Christmas is Christ being born and what this country had for a tradition.
The turds which don;t seem to think this is not a problem by not saying Christmas seem to not understand what the reason why the left wants to not say it in stores.
It;s Christmas, the founding fathers wanted this, it;s a federal holiday and if stores then can;t be bothered for PC reason or more of a anti Christian view then so be it.
Onlyin America does this crpa happen and I;ve been to many countries where they ave more lefty loons than we do here so that speaks volumes about the idiots saying so what
Target, homo depot, etc will neevr get my money no matter how many times they say Christmas.
Nobody is failing to acknowledge your presence. But maybe you should be acknowledging the presence of others
Your presence, you do know you are on a pro God Pro Christian conservative website right, what’;s next posting you guys need to stop nailing yourselves to a cross.
you’re right, some don;t celebrate thanksgiving so stop saying it, , hey I know many which do not do 4th July so lets stop saying that.
I mean after all you said it, why not acknowledge others and lets not have any holidays and lets get rid of THIS FEDERAL holiday
The reason why it;s a holiday is because it;s Christmas, that is it, if some want to join the left an dnot have stores say it then so be it but there is a bigger picture why the left wants to get rid the saying of Christmas
I mail Christmas cards, I wish people a Merry Christmas, and I don’t care if they respond or not. I live in a area that is somewhat rural, with towns here and there. When people encounter you in stores, hospitals, the mainstreets in towns, ANYWHERE, they say hello to you. I moved to this area from the western suburbs of Chicago, and I have never encountered people who were more warm and cordial than the area I now live in. It is a good feeling to freely express warm greeting, and Merry Christmas is just one example. Life is also a little slower in these areas and I thank God I have found this area at this time of my life...slower in pace, I might add, but NOT in technology. I do not miss for one minute the cold, indifferent, hysterical pace of people that I have left behind. And with that I will say Merry Christmas AFTER Thanksgiving, and maybe I will add the message from Tiny Tim and that is “God bless us everyone.”
Most celebrate giftmas, which they call Christmas, but really their celebration has nothing to do with Christ.
Actually the founding fathers have no record of caring about this one way or the other. Federal holidays aren’t in the Constitution, technically all they really are is Congress giving federal EMPLOYEES a day off, whether or not private employers chose to follow suit is 100% up to them. And Christmas didn’t become a federal holiday until 1870.
The part of this that only happens in America is the incessant whining of the section Christian community that desperately wants to be persecuted. In the rest of the world companies include or don’t include the word Christmas as they see fit and nobody worries about it.
you just joined today and you post this?
well yes there are may stores which are anti God and yes some anti American, you say you have never seen them , what have you been walking around with your eyes closed or watching MSNBC and reading the huff post?
If you have no problem with those who refuse to say Christmas then you are in the limp-wristed minority on that one - at least on FR. We could all do without your preaching about it as well.
youjust joined and you post two utter crap posts , do one troll
not on about how one celebrates Christmas, you are.
Read posts again.
Nobody is actually saying anybody should stop saying Christmas. That’s one of the great lies the “persecuted” Christian insist on. Out here in reality some people just don’t say it for whatever reason. I only ever say “merry Christmas” on Christmas day because it’s 80 where I live and I forget we’re in winter holiday season.
There is a bigger picture, the fact is there’s a dozen holidays in this season and subsequently it’s perfectly reasonable to say things other than Christmas.
Oh and it’s ‘ not ;. Really you gotta work on your whole prose, you’re borderline unreadable, bad punctuation, bad spelling, words just plain out of order.
have you spent time in other countries at Christmas, I have Napoli, Bergan, Oslo, Copenhagen, all around Europe nearly to cut it short.
All places say Christmas, only here with the utter hatred of Christmas and Christians does it happen with all this crap.
It’s Christmas, just as stores now say Thanksgiving or 4th July
I would read your posts again, but your Yoda language is getting more incomprehensible with every attempt. I don’t even know what your first sentence here is trying to say.
I was interested to hear what kids were (are?) being taught about Thanksgiving about five years ago. A kid in our church was taught that it was the Pilgrims thanking the Indians. Nothing about thanking God.
Christians in America have no idea what it means to be truly persecuted for one's faith. To them, a friendly, "Season's Greetings!" = hate for Christianity & all it stands for.
again I have not said you can;t say Christmas.
You keep getting of track.
The holiday is Christmas as is Thanksgiving, some celebrate it others do not.
But they do say Thaksgiving, have a good 4th July so if stores want to say Christmas ten good they get my Christmas money, if they do not because some are PC or bigots to Christians and Christmas then they don;t get any of my money.
I know my typo’s are bad so I hope you can make sense of what I just posted.
I still say no to JC Penney.
the country has become PC or bigoted toards the majority and sadly many jump on that wagon.
Maybe we should stop saying Thanksgiving and 4th July too.
But there is no “all this crap”. That’s what I’m pointing out to you. The vast majority of people and companies will be saying Christmas all the time starting Friday. There’s no record of ANYBODY being banned from saying Christmas EVER, there is NO war on Christmas. All the companies in AFA’s list will have Christmas displays, even the office supply stores.
And yet, there’s a crowd of dingbats that desperately want to be persecuted that come out every year and whine about companies not saying it enough. I mean look at this thread, we’ve got one guy that complained because there’s a rainbow near the Christmas sign. Really in what world is that a valid complaint? Some people just spend too much time wanting to be offended. Meanwhile in the rest of America Christmas gets used freely without fear or complaint.
“This season of Christmas has been celebrated as such since this nation was founded.”
IIRC, the Pilgrims were very anti-Christmas. They were anti-Catholic, objected to the “...mas” (mass), and looked on the holiday as pagan. They “loosened up” after a few decades.
It’s crazy. But think the real problem is that they really WANT to be persecuted. Which is why they take every possible slight and blow it up. I’ve got a co-worker with the same problem though not relating to religion, everything bad that happens in her life is a personal affront. Slow traffic exists just to be in her way, bad waiters singled her out for bad service, she even complains about the ringer on her cellphone. Some people just really want the world to be lined up against them.
I think that was the show where Fonzie jumped the shark and the gefilte fish, while singing Silent Night. ;)
They "compromised their principles" after a few decades...the way we are doing with gay marriage, abortion, and so on...
I’m 67. I grew up thinking “Happy Holidays” meant Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. I think for many it still does.
I didn’t know the first thing about Hannukah until the Jewish girls in the dorm taught us about it our freshman year in college!
Yes, some folks are out to silence Christians about Christmas, but I don’t see them everywhere and I think the AFA is creating unnecessary rancor with it’s insistence on “Christmas” only.
Any “holiday” occuring between Thanksgiving and New Years that involves gift-giving should be included.
I’m completely on track. The holiday for SOME is Christmas, for others it’s Hanukah, some celebrate solstice, I just like buying presents for friends and family.
Meanwhile you’re perpetuating a lie. For the 5th time. PEOPLE SAY CHRISTMAS FREELY IN THIS COUNTRY.
How do you know a company isn’t saying Christmas for PC reasons. Maybe they aren’t saying Christmas because it’s 80 outside and people forget it’s Christmas time. The vast majority of stuff that happens in this world isn’t about you or your religion.
If you know your typos are bad you just proof read. Of course I suppose I could be like you and assume you type like crap specifically to offend my sensibilities and religion.
Liberals areas seem to not say Christmas from what I have seen and heard and been to .
People have been banned and instructed to not say Christmas,it;s been well documentated over the years.
Thee is a crowd alright, that crowd is the PC turds which do not want to say what the holiday is for because it has a word called Christ in it.
Schools are the same thing BTW.
Again you ignore the points about people saying thanksgiving and 4th July but then again you did say you want others to acknowledge others around them so shall we ban those holidays or just those which you celebrate and not celebrate? Hope you can understand my Yoda language especially on the last paragraph.
So you wouldn't have a problem if Isreali companies routinely censored the word "Yom Kippur" and replaced it with "autumn holidays", out of respect for the "non-Jewish" people living in Isreal?
From what I’ve seen it’s whether dependent. If the area gets Norman Rockwell-esque Christmas weather people say it, if it doesn’t they don’t. You won’t hear it at all in Tucson this December because it will be 80, people wearing Christmas clothes that include the word won’t say it.
There have been unsubstantiated accusations of people being instructed not to say it. But it’s never been proven.
I’m ignoring that “point” because it doesn’t exist. Because people freely say Christmas all the time the fact that they also say thanksgiving and independence day has no meaning.
I didn’t say I want others acknowledging others. I pointed out to a person demanding he be acknowledged that the form of acknowledgement he wanted was to ignore others, he wanted everybody and everything saying Christmas all the time regardless of any possible situation outside of Christmas, like the FACT that people who don’t celebrate Christmas DO buy trees and send cards so in fact it can be perfectly valid to call them holiday trees and holiday cards.
Nobody is banning holidays. That is another one of the LIES from the perpetually “persecuted”. I know people that refused to vote for Obama because he’s too conservative (no really) and they have no problem with Christmas. They read these war on Christmas stories as comedies, because they know there’s no such thing, if there was THEY’D be the ones fighting it.
Your analogy doesn’t work on any level.
and again some stores have instructed their workers to not say Christmas and refuse to have it on their AD’s but will say Thanksgiving or 4th of July.
Again you have ignored now for what the 4th time how you said people have to acknowledge others but do you apply that to the 4th of July which stores have no problem with and Thanksgiving which stores have no problem with.
Not everyone celebrates those holidays and why not have a happy holiday at 4th of July.
Why is it just Christmas, oh that’s right because it contains the word Crist which the left wing turd PC crowd hates , the same crowd which has nothing better to do and put down Christians and attack a federal holiday and then find a nativity scene and then demand it be taken down or sue.
Oh and I have bad typo’s to offend your religion, now are you not being a bit silly and are you not the one who said some like some on herewho want to be offended and feel persecuted?
Oh and what religion are you seeing as you said maybe some of you need to stop being put on a cross or words to that affect?
As for 80 outside and people will not say it because they forget, HUH, I live in FL andI have never met anyone here who forgot to say it because of the weather, LOL.
I’ve been in the Arctic for Christmas, a place called Tromso and I;ve been in warm climates, only in America is Christmas and saying it an issue and some of those countries have many more left wing turds thna here so thta speaks volumes about some
No they haven’t done that.
And no I didn’t say that.
So now we’re to the point where you are just repeating yourself over and over, and worse what you’re repeating over and over are lies. We’re done, have a great Christmas.
they;re not saying it in your mind becaue you have not followed or done the research.
Again what religion do you call yourself then?
Happy holidays on the 4th and when those English guys and gals came over, dont want to say what the holiday is as liek you said we have to acknowledge not all celebrate them, hell some natives in AZ like the Apache make take offense over this holiday coming up, maybe some Brits make take offense over the 4th.
Wrong. After this nation was founded Christmas was not a official Holiday. In fact Congress was I’m session on Christmas
they;re not saying it in your mind because you have not followed or done the research.
Again what religion do you call yourself then?
Happy holidays on the 4th and when those English guys and gals came over, dont want to say what the holiday is as like you said we have to acknowledge not all celebrate them, hell some natives in AZ like the Apache make take offense over this holiday coming up, maybe some Brits make take offense over the 4th.
That may be true in Pilgrim land, but Maryland was founded by Catholics, and the Swedes were in Pa. before William Penn....
Staples is against Christmas? I thought Staples was owned by the Mormon church, who strive to represent themselves as Christian!
Well. I will say Merry Christmas till the day I die.
Also, remember a few years back when Worst Buy had "Happy Eid" on their flier and no mention of Thanksgiving?
Not everyone celebrates those holidays and why not have a happy holiday at 4th of July.
However, the "4th of July" isn't important because it is the fourth day in July......it is Independence Day. It should be referred to as Independence Day.........it isn't just things that are Christian that get watered down.......it is also things that are Patriotic too.
JC Penny’s displays say ‘Merry Christmas’. Maybe they are hoping this will counter the gay debacle. I doubt it.
That’s simply a personal reading of history, discostu. The Jews were using evergreen in written history before the early central Europeans have a record of anything.
And celebrations at and around the solstices are much older than one religion or another.
So, ascribing it all to northern europeans is a bit of prejudicial judgment.
After all, the True God created the solstices in that He ordered the universe. Those other cultures all descended from the survivors of the flood, so their later practices were derived from an original authentic understanding and their deviations were deviations from the most ancient history.
Amen and Amen. Thank you both for saying what you've said.
As will I.
Skip Black Thursday Night and Black Friday All Together. One of the reasons is this is hurting Christmas. 32 days of saying anything repetitive. Christmas should start being mentioned until the end of November. DON’T SHOP UNTIL DECEMBER OR DON”T SPEND AT ALL TO PREPARE FOR OBAMA 2013.