One thing – perhaps the only thing – that the European Superstate – the EU – does well is propaganda. Its banks are broke, its finances are a shambles, unemployment is rocketing and rioters roam the streets. For many years auditors have refused to sign off its utterly corrupt accounts. Yet it is distributing three million propaganda diaries as “gifts” to schoolchildren. A highlight is the name of religious days, like Hindu, Sikh and Muslim festivals. But Christmas doesn’t get mentioned….
I have visited EU headquarters - they have two of them, in Brussels and Strasbourg. They teem with parasites from all nations, waxing fat on the taxpayer-funded gravy train. Their pensions would make your eyes pop, they have no real work of any kind to do but eat very well, as local restaurant owners testify.
Needless to say, these buffoons will be loafing about on Christmas Day. Pity then, that their “gifts” – courtesy of the taxpayers of Europe – do not mention Christmas. As one critic has wryly queried: does this mean the legions of EU Eurocrats will turn up for work on Christmas Day?
Now, Pat and I have mixed views about Christmas, an adapted pagan holy day. You may like to read Pat’s article on the holiday, in our journal section. However, even our Bible-believing church uses the occasion to try and reach the unsaved. Clearly, the leftie/secular approach of many factions in the EU would like no mention of anything that would start people inquiring about the real Jesus and the REAL Christmas story, something far removed from holly, Santa and mince pies.
One thing is certain: the omission of any mention of Christmas Day in these diaries was no mistake, not an error even the most retarded Europrat would make. Here’s part of The Daily Telegraph story on the matter.
European Commission criticised for omitting Christmas on EU school diary
The European Commission has come under fire for producing more than three million copies of an EU diary for secondary schools which contains no reference to Christmas but includes Jewish, Hindu, Sikh and Muslim festivities.
More than 330,000 copies of the diaries, accompanied by 51 pages of glossy information about the EU, have been delivered to British schools as a "sought after" Christmas gift to pupils from the commission. But Christians have been angered because the diary section for December 25 is blank and the bottom of the page with Christmas Day is marked only with the secular message: "A true friend is someone who shares your concerns and will double your joy".
While the euro calendar marks Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Jewish and Chinese festivities as well as Europe Day and other key EU anniversaries, there are no Christian festivals marked, despite the fact Christianity is Europe's majority religion. Christian Democrat MEPs have already complained to the commission about its Christmas card for this year which bears the words "Season's Greetings" with no reference to Christianity.
Martin Callanan, the leader of the European Conservatives, accused the commission of being concerned about sending propaganda gifts to youngsters than the true spirit of Christmas. "Given that 2010 was the year when the EU was haunted by its own ghosts of the past, present and future, it comes as no surprise that the commission is turning into a bunch of Euro Scrooges. "Why is the commission spending money sending calendars to millions of schoolchildren in the first place? I'm sure that the children could manage without a present of this nature."
A commission spokesman described the diary as a "blunder" and said that in the interests of political correctness there would no references to any religious festivals in future editions. "We're sorry about it, and we'll correct that in next edition. Religious holidays may not be mentioned at all to avoid any controversy," he said.