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Trump's Christmas Card includes the forbidden word "Christmas"

By rando following x   2017 Dec 2, 11:01am 5,760 views   89 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    


http://dailycaller.com/2017/11/28/people-are-noticing-something-very-different-about-the-trumps-christmas-card-vs-obamas/
In 2016, the Obamas released their final White House Christmas card. It did not once mention the word “Christmas.” The card read “Happy Holidays” with a message about the new year. There is an accompanying photo of Obama and his family. The card was also signed by the Obama dogs Bo and Sunny.

On the other hand, the Trump’s Christmas card begins by saying “Merry Christmas,” along with a “Happy New Year.”


If you want to make the Democratic Party great again, a good start would be to consider that most people like Christmas very much, and don't like being jumped on for expressing good wishes. Why let Trump take all the credit for being on the side of ordinary people? Start saying Merry Christmas, and if someone doesn't like it, wish them happiness anyways, because they are the one being unreasonably dour and judgmental, and could use a little cheering up.

#politics

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1   Tenpoundbass   ignore (11)   2017 Dec 2, 2:53pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (5)   quote        

Trump doesn't celebrate Kwanzaa. It's an American thing haters wont understand.
We need not kiss Liberal's ass over Christmas ever again.
2   MrMagic   ignore (11)   2017 Dec 2, 3:12pm   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

What concerns me is the signature of a 11 year old on that card. What's up with that?

Patrick says
On the other hand, the Trump’s Christmas card begins by saying “Merry Christmas,” along with a “Happy New Year.”


He said he was going to bring that back and not make anyone afraid to say it during his campaign. He held true to those words as president!
3   TwoScoopsOfWompWomp   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 2, 3:13pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

Excellent. I love Christmas. It's an American tradition.
4   anonymous   ignore (null)   2017 Dec 3, 5:34am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

Sniper says
What concerns me is the signature of a 11 year old on that card. What's up with that?

Patrick says
On the other hand, the Trump’s Christmas card begins by saying “Merry Christmas,” along with a “Happy New Year.”


He said he was going to bring that back and not make anyone afraid to say it during his campaign. He held true to those words as president!


Good catch, I saw the handwriting and just assumed it was a 4 year old. Like Father like Son
6   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 6:25am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

I'm glad there are so many people who care more about forcing people to say "Merry Christmas" than they do about the US economy. Or the environment. Or the US Debt. Or net neutrality. Or civil forfeiture. Or a million other much, much, much more important.

But God forbid someone say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas!
7   CovfefeButDeadly   ignore (4)   2017 Dec 3, 7:21am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
I'm glad there are so many people who care more about forcing people to say "Merry Christmas" than they do about the US economy. Or the environment. Or the US Debt. Or net neutrality. Or civil forfeiture. Or a million other much, much, much more important.

But God forbid someone say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas!


Just a tad hyperbolic, yes?
8   CovfefeButDeadly   ignore (4)   2017 Dec 3, 7:22am   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

anonymous says
This is the current American Christmas tradition....

Christmas is a time when silly working-class people buy things they really cannot afford in-order to give them to people they do not particularly like. The best way to handle Christmas is simply not do it, turn-off the phones, and of course the television, fix yourself a stiff drink and sit in-front of the fire and read a good book. It's a time when Madison Avenue manipulates square-eyed simpletons, charities and Church's of all denominations to make money.





As for Christmas being an "American" tradition there are a lot of other countries laying claim to that tradition and way before we became a country.


Nice propaganda piece comrade.
9   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 10:31am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
I'm glad there are so many people who care more about forcing people to say "Merry Christmas" than they do about the US economy. Or the environment. Or the US Debt. Or net neutrality. Or civil forfeiture. Or a million other much, much, much more important.

But God forbid someone say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas!


It's totally fine if somebody says happy holidays. The problem is the leftoid knee jerk reaction when somebody says Merry Christmas and refers to santa as he and paints him white.
10   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 10:45am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote        

mell says
The problem is the leftoid knee jerk reaction when somebody says Merry Christmas and refers to santa as he and paints him white.


But you're OK with rightoid idiots saying that boycott Starbucks because they used plain red cups? Or boycotting a mall because they didn't have elves?
11   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 10:54am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
mell says
The problem is the leftoid knee jerk reaction when somebody says Merry Christmas and refers to santa as he and paints him white.


But you're OK with rightoid idiots saying that boycott Starbucks because they used plain red cups? Or boycotting a mall because they didn't have elves?


If they choose not to frequent Starbucks or the mall sure, that's their right, similarly the leftoids have the right to boycott orgs they don't like. What nobody has a right to is to force the other person to change their words, and there unfortunately the leftoids are front-runners. I think that's all this thread is about.
12   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 10:58am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

mell says
If they choose not to frequent Starbucks or the mall sure, that's their right, similarly the leftoids have the right to boycott orgs they don't like. What nobody has a right to is to force the other person to change their words, and there unfortunately the leftoids are front-runners. I think that's all this thread is about.


That's not how I read it. Patrick clearly wanted Obama to use the term Merry Christmas. Seems like Patrick is playing identity politics.
13   HEYYOU   ignore (16)   2017 Dec 3, 11:35am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

mell says
Seems like Patrick is playing identity politics.


Patrick is the only one here & his HEYYOU persona is a GENIUS!
.......
I'll stand with Republicans as they say "Merry Christmas" while I'm holding a sign,FUCK REPUBLICANS!
FREE SPEECH! U.S.A.! U.S.A.! U.S.A.!
14   Tenpoundbass   ignore (11)   2017 Dec 3, 11:41am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

Liberals are always the consummate Grinch stewing over consumerism.

Here's a Libtard Article where the Author reckons the Grinch was right, and that the Hoos in Hooville all had it coming to them. The Grinch was their fault because Consumerism, and Capitolism!

http://www.literaryramblings.com/1000-books-in-10-years-vol-405-how-the-grinch-stole-christmas-by-dr-seuss
It had nothing to do with Consumerism, it had to do with a Tyrant deciding for everyone else they can't have Christmas in any capacity because it offended him.
It was about troublemakers never win, unless Liberals are in charge.
15   anonymous   ignore (null)   2017 Dec 3, 11:43am   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

TwoScoopsMcGee says
Excellent. I love Christmas. It's an American tradition.

I thought it was more a pagan tradition.
16   anonymous   ignore (null)   2017 Dec 3, 11:43am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
I'm glad there are so many people who care more about forcing people to say "Merry Christmas" than they do about the US economy. Or the environment. Or the US Debt. Or net neutrality. Or civil forfeiture. Or a million other much, much, much more important.

But God forbid someone say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas!


I don't see Christians/Republicans 'forcing' Merry Christmas on others, its the Godless heathen on the left that howl at the sky in rage at the mere mention of Christmas.
17   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 11:43am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
mell says
If they choose not to frequent Starbucks or the mall sure, that's their right, similarly the leftoids have the right to boycott orgs they don't like. What nobody has a right to is to force the other person to change their words, and there unfortunately the leftoids are front-runners. I think that's all this thread is about.


That's not how I read it. Patrick clearly wanted Obama to use the term Merry Christmas. Seems like Patrick is playing identity politics.


I read it as if the Dems want to win again they would be well advised to use the word of a very popular Christian holiday of a Christian nation instead if shying away from it.
18   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 11:45am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

mell says

I read it as if the Dems want to win again they would be well advised to use the word of a very popular Christian holiday of a Christian nation instead if shying away from it.


And that's not identity politics?
20   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 12:33pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
mell says

I read it as if the Dems want to win again they would be well advised to use the word of a very popular Christian holiday of a Christian nation instead if shying away from it.


And that's not identity politics?


A reaction to identity politics.
21   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 12:40pm   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

mell says

A reaction to identity politics.


Nope--saying Happy Holidays is the opposite of identity politics. It's treating everyone equally, no matter their religion.

Forcing one to say Merry Christmas IS identity politics.
22   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 12:49pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
mell says

A reaction to identity politics.


Nope--saying Happy Holidays is the opposite of identity politics. It's treating everyone equally, no matter their religion.

Forcing one to say Merry Christmas IS identity politics.

You got that backwards. Everybody was saying whatever they wanted before the left started making a big fuss about it w/ their identity politics.
23   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 12:59pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

mell says
You got that backwards. Everybody was saying whatever they wanted before the left started making a big fuss about it w/ their identity politics.


You mean people realized that that not everyone is Christian and decided to be polite by wishing Happy Holidays?

Please explain how being inclusive and not honoring only one religion is identity politics. I'm all ears.
24   mell   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 1:10pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

HappyGilmore says
mell says
You got that backwards. Everybody was saying whatever they wanted before the left started making a big fuss about it w/ their identity politics.


You mean people realized that that not everyone is Christian and decided to be polite by wishing Happy Holidays?

Please explain how being inclusive and not honoring only one religion is identity politics. I'm all ears.


Forcing people to change their speech is identity politics and oppressive. Inclusion has nothing to do with preemptive obedience in fear of hurting muh feelings.
25   anonymous   ignore (null)   2017 Dec 3, 1:37pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Christmas has been dying for decades, which is why you start seeing Christmas imagery before Halloween.
26   komputodo   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 3, 1:39pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Sniper says
What concerns me is the signature of a 11 year old on that card. What's up with that?


Says Rosie O'Donnell?
27   HappyGilmore   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 3, 1:55pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote        

mell says

Forcing people to change their speech is identity politics and oppressive. Inclusion has nothing to do with preemptive obedience in fear of hurting muh feelings.


Isn't that what Patrick and your tribe are doing? Trying to force Obama to say Merry Christmas rather than Happy Holidays?

Besides the fact that your statement is not correct. Businesses force people to change their speech all the time.
28   jvolstad   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 3, 1:59pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

How many people really believe that Jesus was born in December? :-/
29   TwoScoopsOfWompWomp   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 5:25pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

As a secular Jewish guy from New York, I loved Abraham & Strauss, Macy's, etc. with all their Christmas Decorations.

The other night I dreamed I was a child, waiting in Grandpa's old Oldsmobile outside a restaurant called "Key Largo" in Long Island, for him to place his OTB bets.

Remember him reading the Daily Racing Form and smoking his pipe, mixed with the smell of the gas stove and Grandma's cooking, and the old Christmas Tree with those big old fashioned bulbs that if one went, the whole string went.

He used to call hamburgers "Meatburgers" in his old fashioned Brooklyn accent.

They even had those original oil burners that took up a whole room, and you had to crawl under to smack around if something went wrong, a la "Christmas Story".

Merry Christmas, America.
30   TwoScoopsOfWompWomp   ignore (2)   2017 Dec 3, 5:28pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Tenpoundbass says
Liberals are always the consummate Grinch stewing over consumerism.


Like I said, much of Global Warming - certainly the useless crap like the yellow paper separation for recycling - is some kind of sin and atonement thing for consumption.
31   Patrick   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 3, 5:32pm   ↑ like (3)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

anon_f4a87 says
Christmas has been dying for decades, which is why you start seeing Christmas imagery before Halloween.


No way. Christmas is alive and very well, ironically driven largely by secular business desire to get people to buy gifts.

I do agree that it's unseemly to start promoting Christmas before Thanksgiving, and I try to boycott any business that does that.
33   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   ignore (32)   2017 Dec 3, 8:25pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

The card should say:

GIVE! BABY! JESUS! A! RIP! SNORTER!

KILL RAGHEADS FOR JESUS THIS CHRISTMAS!
34   steverbeaver   ignore (1)   2017 Dec 4, 6:35am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote        

Yeah it's a nice change. BTW his campaign also sent out cards last Christmas... I got one. I thought that was nice as well.
35   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   ignore (32)   2017 Dec 4, 6:49am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

Melanoma would make AMERICA! great by signing the cards with her tweetee lips painted with beet juice!
36   MrMagic   ignore (11)   2017 Dec 4, 8:06am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote        

steverbeaver says
Yeah it's a nice change. BTW his campaign also sent out cards last Christmas... I got one. I thought that was nice as well.


That's a lot better than Obama's Christmas promise of giving all of us a $2,500 savings on our health insurance because of Obamacare.

Anyone get their $2,500 check from Obama yet?

Me neither.
40   Rew   ignore (0)   2017 Dec 7, 12:06am   ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote        

Apparently it was a short lived victory in the war on Christmas.

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