Saturday, December 25, 2010
The War Against Christmas: The Red Cross In Great Britain Has Just Banned Christmas(!)
Its Christmas Day, and again I hope that everyone of ALL faiths takes heart from the meaning of today, which is the message of Peace On Earth, and Good Will To ALL Men and Women everywhere! We can only hope that everyone takes this time to ponder what is best for mankind, and take up causes that are moral and decent for all....
But it seems that the war against Christmas, being fought by those who despise the meaning of Christmas itself, primarily the Zionist Jews, continues. Here is an important article from the Mail Online news service out of the United Kingdom, where it seems that the British Red Cross has just banned Christmas from all of their offices in Great Britain! This is absolutely preposterous, but here is that article here for my own readers to view:
by STEVE DOUGHTY, Daily Mail
Christmas has been banned by the Red Cross from its 430 fund-raising shops.
Staff have been ordered to take down decorations and to remove any other signs of the Christian festival because they could offend Moslems.
The charity's politically-correct move triggered an avalanche of criticism and mockery last night - from Christians and Moslems.
Christine Banks, a volunteer at a Red Cross shop in New Romney, Kent, said: 'We put up a nativity scene in the window and were told to take it out. It seems we can't have anything that means Christmas. We're allowed to have some tinsel but that's it.
'When we send cards they have to say season's greetings or best wishes. They must not be linked directly to Christmas.
'When we asked we were told it is because we must not upset Moslems.'
Mrs Banks added: ' We have been instructed that we can't say anything about Christmas and we certainly can't have a Christmas tree.
' I think the policy is offensive to Moslems as well as to us. No reasonable person can object to Christians celebrating Christmas. But we are not supposed to show any sign of Christianity at all.'
Labour peer Lord Ahmed, one of the country's most prominent Moslem politicians, said: 'It is stupid to think Moslems would be offended.
'The Moslem community has been talking to Christians for the past 1,400 years. The teachings from Islam are that you should respect other faiths.'
He added: 'In my business all my staff celebrate Christmas and I celebrate with them. It is absolutely not the case that Christmas could damage the Red Cross reputation for neutrality - I think their people have gone a little bit over the top.'
The furore is a fresh blow to the image of what was once one of Britain's most respected charities.
The British Red Cross lost friends this year over its support for the French illegal immigrant camp at Sangatte and its insistence on concentrating large efforts on helping asylum seekers.
Yesterday officials at the charity's London HQ confirmed that Christmas is barred from the 430 shops which contributed more than £20million to its income last year.
'The Red Cross is a neutral organisation and we don't want to be aligned with any political party or particular philosophy,' a spokesman said.
'We don't want to be seen as a Christian or Islamic or Jewish organisation because that might compromise our ability to work in conflict situations around the world.'
He added: 'In shops people can put up decorations like tinsel or snow which are seasonal. But the guidance is that things representative of Christmas cannot be shown.'
Volunteers, however, said they believed the Christmas ban was a product of political correctness of the kind that led Birmingham's leaders to order their city to celebrate 'Winterval'.
Rod Thomas, a Plymouth vicar and spokesman for the Reform evangelical grouping in the Church of England, said: 'People who hold seriously to their faith are respected by people of other faiths. They should start calling themselves the Red Splodge. All their efforts will only succeed in alienating most people.'
Major Charles Heyman, editor of Jane's World Armies, said: 'There is really nothing to hurt the Red Cross in Christmas, is there? Would the Red Crescent stop its staff observing Ramadan?
'In practice, the role of the Red Cross is to run prisoner- of-war programmes and relief efforts for civilians. Those activities require the agreement of both sides in a conflict in the first place. Celebrating Christmas in a shop in England could hardly upset that.'
Major Heyman added: 'Moslems are just as sensible about these things as Christians. The Red Cross is just engaging in a bit of political correctness.'
British Red Cross leaders have, however, not extended the ban to their own profitable products. Items currently on sale include Christmas cards featuring angels and wise men and Advent calendars with nativity scenes.
The spokesman said: 'The Red Cross is trying to be inclusive and we recognise there are lots of people who want to buy Christmas cards which they know will benefit us.'
The charity's umbrella body, the Swiss-based International Red Cross, has also had politically-correct doubts about its famous symbol. But efforts to find an alternative were abandoned in the face of protest and ridicule five years ago.
NTS Notes: It is amazing to find in this article that the Muslim community has absolutely not been the ones to want to ban the celebration of Christmas in the offices of the British Red Cross. Therefore, the question becomes: Who exactly are the ones who have asked for this ban?
This is absolutely not "Political Correctness" as this article claims, but the real answer to the perpetrators behind this madness is obvious: The Zionist Jews of Great Britain are the ones behind this Red Cross Christmas ban! This is all part of their continuing war to destroy the meaning of Christmas and to remove it from our lives.
I hope that all of my British readers take a look at this article, and get in touch with their local Red Cross office and demand an end to this obscenity. The other alternative is to get a boycott going of the Red Cross itself to give them the message that this act of idiocy must end immediately!
We must win this war to keep the meaning of Christmas alive for all future generations to enjoy!
More to come