blogenlust
12.15.2004

Jesus Christ


Jesus is the reason for the season. And don't you ever fucking forget it. Or you'll go to hell. Especially if you're gay. Or Jewish. And Lord help you if you're a Jewish gay Democrat:
Dec. 14, 2004 - Emboldened by their Election Day successes, some Christian conservatives around the country are trying to put more Christ into Christmas this season. In Terrebonne Parish, La., an organization is petitioning to add "Merry Christmas" to the red-lighted "Season's Greetings" sign on the main government building and is selling yard signs that read, "We believe in God. Merry Christmas." And a Raleigh, N.C., church recently paid $7,600 for a full-page newspaper ad urging Christians to spend their money only with merchants who include the greeting "Merry Christmas" in ads and displays. "There is a revival taking place in our nation that is causing Christian and right-minded people to say, `Wait a minute. We've gone too far,'" says the Rev. Patrick Wooden Sr., pastor of the Raleigh church. "We're not going to allow the country to continue this downward spiral to the left." In California, a group called the Committee to Save Merry Christmas is boycotting Macy's and its corporate parent, Federated Department Stores, accusing them of replacing "Merry Christmas" signs with ones wishing shoppers "Season's Greetings" or "Happy Holidays." The organization cites "the recent presidential election showing political correctness is offending millions of Americans."
Get used to this. I'm beginning to think these people won't stop until we all live in the Church of the United States of Jesus Christ. I don't quite understand why it is so hard for them to understand that Christmas is a Christian holiday, and not an American holiday. It might be a surprise, but not all Americans are Christian, and in fact, many people celebrate other religious holidays during the month of December. Yes, it's true. The month of December belongs to everyone, and it isn't exclusively owned by American Christians. I don't even know why they care so much, Jesus wasn't even born in December. And speaking of facists Kooky Kristians, make sure to check out this post (via BlondeSense) at Jesus Politics.