Thursday, December 22, 2005

Sears Joins the Silliness

If ever there was a media-created story it would be the so-called "war on Christmas." John Beydler had a pretty good post about it on his blog, Passing Parade.

Sears, however, seems to think its a real issue, as suddenly every one if their doors had a white paper with plain black text wishing people a Merry Christmas. I guess Sears goes whichever way the wind blows. It was clearly sent out by the high-ups with orders to post it everywhere.


Anonymous said...


Merry Christmas!!! Yes.....

This is why I shop at Sears and NOT Target.

And a Happy New Year as well.

"God bless us everyone"

QuadCityImages said...

But the point was, before all the hubbub, they DIDN'T have anything about Merry Christmas. They just caved to the media's pet story of this December.

Anonymous said...

Caved or just corrected whats been going on for years.Political correctness.The media's pet story is a broken record that is dusted off and played every Christmas. This year it just has a new wraping called "the war on Christmas" In years gone by it's been "have a Merry X-mas.The point here is, I'm not letting ANYONE spoil my CHRISTMAS or how I express it. In public of private.

Anonymous said...

I celebrate Christmas with my atheist partner. We celebrate Christmas mostly due to the tradition of family. I spend the majority of my available funds celebrating this holiday and expect acknowledgment from the places where I shop of this highly popular long standing American tradition from which they make the majority of their profits. If they choose to advertise "Happy Holidays" or in some other way blur this holiday away from its traditional roots I will not choose to shop there. No hard feelings.

Anonymous said...

... Merry Christmas

... one nation under God

... in God we trust

What ever happened to "Sticks and Stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me."

Seems like everything I need to know I learned in kindergarten.

Golly, I think I have an idea for a holiday gift.


If you care about little words, you have too much time on your hands.

The other holiday gift I may give is Dennis Miller's book The Rants. I will be sure to flag the chapter titled "America the Touchy."

Anonymous said...

I read Dennis Miller's book? too.

My Dad wrote a book during World War 2, while in the south Pacific
between dodging bulets.He entitled it. "If you don't believe in something you'll fall for anything"
Be sure to flag the chapter on, there are no atheist in fox holes.