MERRY CHRISTMAS

No!  It isn’t Christmas, but this is another blog post with a picture so I want to get it out of Blogspot so people who click won’t alert a spy site.

First posted on blogspot on Friday 23 December, 2011.

 Merry Christmas

Yesterday I finished my Christmas shopping. It was almost impossible to find much with made in America labels. For that matter, it was almost impossible to find anything made in any of the countries euphemistically called the “free world.” Almost everything had a made in China label. The closest I could come to finding something not made with slave labor was a couple of items that said “Assembled in the USA from parts made in China.”
Years ago, when Chinese goods started flooding our markets, I conducted a one man boycott, but too few joined me. Once, when I’d accidently bought something made in China, I was extremely upset. [See: http://americasenemies.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/i-had-a-dream/ ]
I realize now that there is no longer much choice. It’s no longer a case of sacrificing principles to save a buck. The federal policy that nobody and nothing should work in America is pretty much in place.
Still, there is one thing I just can’t understand. How can people who call themselves “Christians” buy Nativity Scenes and other religious symbols made in a country whose regime has traditionally suppressed all religions.  They don’t belong in our Christmas celebrations.
We should all think of the sacrifice of Jesus to bring us this Holy Day. We should think of the sacrifices of the Chinese people laboring in sweat shops for very low wages to bring us our Christmas presents and decorations. We should think of the unemployed Americans scrimping to save enough money for a package of Turkey Dogs for Christmas dinner. Then we should just forget it all and have a

Merry Christmas


Advertisements

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Trackback: I HAD A DREAM « America's Enemies

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: