Archive for the ‘Political Correctness’ Category

Usually, we see the War on Christmas this time of year.  That is where there is much outcry over the word “Christmas.”  We’re supposed to use “Holiday” to be inclusive of all and not to make anyone of any other faith (or of no faith) angry or upset.  But is this about “Christmas” or about Christians?

Right Pundits finds a Best Buy add wishing readers and shoppers Happy Eid al-Adha.

The war on Christmas continues. Here is a picture of the national Best Buy ad inviting folks to celebrate Thanksgiving and . . . Eid al-Adha, which is a Muslim festival of sacrifice. It’s actually a festival that sacrifices of goats in similitude of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son.

Personally, I believe it’s fine for Best Buy to advertise however the company wants to advertise to bring in the most shoppers.  That’s what advertising and retail is all about.  But will we see any nation-wide boycotts due to singling out one religion while ignoring others?  Or, will this just slip under the radar?


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If a child spits-up ethnic cuisine, is it a hate crime?

H/T to Little Green Footballs.

clipped from www.telegraph.co.uk

Toddlers who turn their noses up at spicy food from overseas could be branded racists by a Government-sponsored agency.

The National Children’s Bureau, which receives �12 million a year, mainly from Government funded organisations, has issued guidance to play leaders and nursery teachers advising them to be alert for racist incidents among youngsters in their care.
This could include a child of as young as three who says “yuk” in response to being served unfamiliar foreign food.
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