Janet "Manet" Napolitano: The PC Grinch Who's Afraid of Christmas.

Thu Nov 29, 2007 at 05:45:11 PM

Manet, the PC Grinch who's afraid of Christmas...

How in the hell did Janet Napolitano become Governor of this state? Her major accomplishments while in office have been: 1) staying in the closet despite her widely-assumed lesbianism; and, 2) pulling inane PC crap, like changing the name of Squaw Peak to Piestewa Peak (a name no one uses) and labeling the official AZ Capitol Christmas tree a "Holiday Tree," as was recently reported by local journo Howie Fischer.

Nappy told Howie that "We're celebrating a number of holidays," then admitted that Christianity is the only religion that decorates effin' pine trees like that. Indeed, legend has it that Martin Luther, father of the Reformation, decorated an Xmas tree to mimic the stars shining through tree branches. (Though some monk dood did it before him, supposedly.) Yes, conifers were used by Roman and Germanic pagans to symbolize different things, but decorating trees with lights and freakin' popcorn and candycanes? That's as Christian as canned ham, boychik.

I figured my pals at the ACLU would be all for this PC stuff. So instead I called up Sean McCaffrey, executive director of the AZ Republican Party, and asked him for a response to the Governor's dumbass move.

"The Governor can continue to offend people with her budget," he told me. "She should stop worrying about offending people with her foliage."

Don't get me wrong. She should throw a Menorah up there too. Maybe put one right on her desk. Spin the dreidel with reporters. Eat some freakin' latkes. Live it up. Kwanzaa? Put that kente cloth on, girl. And when Ramadan rolls around, her ass can fast. After all, Janet's caboose always has been kinda big. Not that I'm one to talk.

See, not only is this PC-bull for the birds, it's downright arrogant. Who the heck is Janet Napolitano to re-christen the Christmas tree? Sorry, Christianity pre-dates her by about 2,000 years. And though other government entities attempt these same PC name-change-switcheroo shenanigans, a Christmas tree is now and always will be a Christmas tree. Just like a Menorah will always be a Menorah, not the "Holiday Lamp."

BTW, Secretary of State Jan Brewer told Howie it's a Christmas tree in her offices, and will be if she wins an eventual bid to replace Manet once Manet's termed out. But then, Jan's a Republican. And Republicans are allowed to celebrate Christmas.

I understand all about the division of church and state, and fully support it. But this is really ridiculous.


WHY do YOU care about this? You're a freakin' atheist! And as far as Xtianity pre-dating anything, it is predated by Paganism, which is several thousand years older than it. Evergreen trees were and are a very important symbol of life, probably because they are one of the few plants that remain green throughout what was often a very dark, cold winter when both food and light were scarce. Paganism is all about nature and our humanity; Xtianity, just like Judaism, and Islam, is artificial. Monotheistic religions are all about denying our natures and denying the natural world, instead of celebrating them.

Marcy85021 says:

At least people in this country don't threaten death towards anyone that names a tree after a deity.

D.J. Racist Ryke says:

How low will this country go? We had people complaining about the famous quote on our greenbacks "In God We Trust". We got parents complaining about their kids saying the "Pledge of Alligience" to our American flag. And now we have people naming the Christmas tree into a "Holiday tree". What is worst than an Atheist?

Jim Cozzolino says:

By the same IDIOT voters that continue to elect Bozo Joke Arpaio.

>>How in the hell did Janet Napolitano become Governor of this state?

lujlp says:

The only real problem athiests have with the holidays is the waste of tax dollars.

We dont give a fuck what you call the tree, just dont spend money on it when schools are being closed due to lack of funds

And as for what is worse than athiests, I would say it is belivers, after all the leading cause of death in this planet is religion

Jim Cozzolino says:


Poem by
Sharon Steege

I don't know who they are
Saying I can't greet the crowd
The way that I want to
Can't say **CHRISTMAS** out loud.

I walk into a business place
See things that I rather not see
But dare I not say **CHRISTMAS**
And ask for a "holiday" tree.

What happened to freedom of speech
And living in the land of the free
How can they take my **CHRISTMAS** money
But can't say **MERRY CHRISTMAS** to me.

Men and women have given their lives
So we could still go free
I wonder how they would feel

Come on AMERICA let's wake up
Don't let our freedom escape
If they get by with doing this
What else will they take.

This is starting to get out of hand,
And I've begun to keep track
Well I've just about had enough

I hope this gets all over the net
If we all stand united and take freedom back
'Twill be our best CHRISTMAS YET!
Merry Christmas to ALL!!!
and Happy Birthday Jesus!
Always Remember:
God Loves You,
And So Do I !!

Laine Lawless Is Crazy says:

Laine Lawless is a crazy old lesbian bag who lives in an RV with her cats. The woman has everyone from local Police to the FBI watching her because of her hate and dislike of anyone not white. Only a freak like her would burn Mexican flags, but get all pissed off if another country burns ours. Hypocritical? I would say so. Have you ever seen her picture? What a scary piece of brown hating trash. None of the secure our borders groups allow her to speak at their events because even they know when they find a crazy, weird, nasty old bag...

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