DIVERSITY IS CODE FOR BIGOTRY

Catalyst January/February Issue 2009

The following is a sample of how diversity was celebrated in December:

· Elementary school students in Plainfield, Illinois decorated a “Holiday” tree that represented 18 countries

· A “Holiday Revelry” was performed at the Framingham Civic League in Massachusetts; it was a “multicultural” event that included “PAC Sword Dancers” and “traditional” Christmas songs such as “Pat-A-Pan”

· “Winter Traditions” was celebrated at the Fort Collins Museum in Colorado. They include “Celebrations of Light” that highlight “traditions, cultures and celebrations from across the world”

· At a high school in Ocean City, Maryland, the annual “Winter Concert” this year featured a performance entitled “Eid Mubarak,” a Muslim holiday song

· At the Comcast Center in Philadelphia there was a huge “Multimedia Holiday Show” that featured secular songs. Religious Christmas songs were expressly prohibited

· At Missouri State University, a new school rule explicitly banned the menorah and the nativity scene from being displayed in common areas. Nonetheless, the menorah was displayed; the crèche was not

· At an architectural firm in Wichita, Kansas there was no Christmas party; but there was a party. The CEO said, “we call our December party a holiday party”

Darby Harrington, a Colorado lawyer, wrote a column defending these kinds of things. According to her, “People of other religions tend to harbor some ill feelings toward all things Christmas.”

We issued a release to the media stating that the “Cultural fascists invoke ‘diversity’ every December as cover for neutering Christmas—they never choose some other month to practice their multicultural religion.” Who are these people from other religions who hate Christmas? Most of us have never met one. It would be more accurate to say that it’s precisely the persons who make this charge who hate Christmas.


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Written by Bill