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Trump is right we need to start saying "Merry Christmas" again

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posted on Dec, 19 2016 @ 08:33 AM
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a reply to: dogstar23

Precisely what I have noticed. I live in a quite blue area. A University town no less. I hear Merry Christmas constantly....amazing. Never once heard an explosion over it.

I lived in Chicago most of my life. Merry Christmas said and plastered on buildings. Not a single explosion. Amazing isn't it?

I'm a Wiccan of the Egyptian pantheon. Hear Merry Christmas all the time to me. Odd....I've never once wanted to flip my **** over it.

Yes there are idiots out there on social media. But once again, OP is looking at a tiny percentage of the loud mouths out there who, while I agree with a lot of what they are selling, I don't listen to because they make even me sick with their overacting BS. Yet, the vast portion of blue/left/Democrats/liberals, have yet to flip out, even when they disagree.

And just to be fair, I also know quite well that it is a tiny portion of the red/right/Republicans/conservatives who are vicious loud-mouthed racists on social media. The vast population of Republicans I've met never did me wrong even though, outside of gun control, I disagree on most of their stances.

What I truly believe is that both sides need to stop basing their opinions on social media's front for the opposing side.




posted on Dec, 19 2016 @ 12:43 PM
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originally posted by: IkNOwSTuff
I made a similar thread to this when Trump first said it

I couldnt believe the hostility I got.

I guarantee 99% of the people who now say "happy holidays" wouldnt have 20 years ago and the reason they changed was due to a BS whitewashing campaign.

Im not convinced theres some grand conspiracy against Christmas I just think the moronic PC police went to far.
This nonsense needs to be pushed back against, if anyone is offended by "Merry Christmas" they do not belong in a liberal western society

EDIT: the total percentage of non Christian religious people in the US is 4%, How fecked up is it that something as pleasant as "Merry Christmas" was changed to keep 1 in 25 people happy


Links to hostile comment please., because....I don't believe you



posted on Dec, 19 2016 @ 03:26 PM
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a reply to: IkNOwSTuff

So you're mad that people are saying what they feel like saying because you think they're being PC? Maybe they just felt like it.

A Happy Non-Secular Gift Giving Day to you & yours!!



posted on Dec, 19 2016 @ 05:57 PM
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a reply to: dukeofjive696969

Ummm speaking as a Pagan, no it is not a stolen holiday, it happens to be coincident with several Pagan high days however. Saturnalia, Yule, and more. However its not stolen.



posted on Dec, 20 2016 @ 01:23 PM
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So today at work someone said Happy Holidays to me and I almost said Happy Holidays back but I caught myself and I responded with Merry Christmas and I got a Merry Christmas back. So I don't understand why you say Happy Holidays when deep down you want to say Merry Christmas?



posted on Dec, 20 2016 @ 01:28 PM
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originally posted by: enlightenedservant
a reply to: Stevemagegod


Sounds like "First World" problems to me.


Nothing wrong with 1st World problems.



posted on Dec, 22 2016 @ 06:08 PM
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No normal person ever cared about this. Say Merry Christmas or happy holidays or whatever you like. I remember when the news made up the war on Christmas. It was fake news then and it's fake news now. The news says a lot of things to sell stories. Only ISIS hates Christmas and ISIS is the worst.



posted on Dec, 24 2017 @ 08:18 PM
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Happy Holidays.



posted on Dec, 24 2017 @ 09:56 PM
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Ferchristsakes just say Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas depending on who you are talking to, or say both, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.. I'm not offended either way.




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