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Who Says Majority rules??

Well, Democracy is lead by the majority.  Or is it.

WE hear more and more some minority group winning what they want, and i am not talking about


My nephew was telling me tonight that they are not allowed to wish anyone Merry Christmas.

It supposedly offended a couple people who are not Christians.

You can say Happy Holidays.


Well I used to, but nt any more.

I always say Merry Christmas. And I will not be told that I can not wish someone with those words.


It is sad that a few are able to put restrictions on what we can say.

For me I tell these people that I am offended that I am not able to wish someone

Merry Christmas.

Looks like now we are both offended.




MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!  To one and all

Comment balloon 16 commentsWilliam Feela • December 22 2018 03:23AM


Sorry for the rant, but this really upset me when I heard it.

I will be calling the school on Monday and talking to administration and then at the next school board meeting

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) 11 months ago

I am so in agreement with you.  Merry Christmas!!

Posted by Francine Viola, REALTOR®, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs (Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA) 11 months ago

The cartoon says it all, William! We are on the same page with regards to this issue. It's so sad that words can now hurt half of the population. Whatever happened to 'sticks & stones...'???


Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods (www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) 11 months ago

It is time to take a stand.  Good for you!!  Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Posted by Rose Mary Justice, Synergy Realty Pros (Synergy Realty Pros) 11 months ago

Dear William,

As a lifelong outsider, I have celebrated all kinds of holidays with my friends. It does not offend me to hear Merry Christmas or any other kind of greeting.

Posted by Dörte Engel, ABC - Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton & rest of Maryland (RE/MAX Leading Edge) 11 months ago

that cartoon says it all.... I'm in full agreement with you William Feela 

Posted by Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) 11 months ago

If someone says Happy Hannakah, Happy Kwanzaa, Merry Christmas or something else, it's all wonderful. They are just sharing their good wishes.

Good for you for taking a stand.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty) 11 months ago

Morning William.

Yes sir, the PC police are in full force.  There are advantages to growing old.  I say what I want and I don't worry about the consequences

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) 11 months ago

Good morning Willliam. So much "political correctness" we have caused "social chaos"! So much for proper democracy! Enjoy your day!

Posted by Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired (Wayne M Martin) 11 months ago

I like Kat Palmiotti 's comment. Take it in the spirit it was given.  I grew up with Christmas spirit and I enjoy wishing others a Merry Christmas.  

Merry Christmas to you and your family William Feela ! 🎄

Posted by Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR® (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) 11 months ago

Loved that cartoon, William. But a bit of a sad commentary on our society at the same time.  No one has yet had the nerve to stop me from saying Merry Christmas. Shame isn't it that these days it's often more acceptable to use the S or F word than to say Merry Christmas.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ) 11 months ago

I enjoy people wishing me a positive greeting from whatever religion they may believe and support. I don't believe wishing someone a Merry Christmas is a negative and I never will think that...

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority! (RE/MAX Northwest.) 11 months ago

You bring a  touchy subject to light.  And you didn't dwell on it.

I am in full agreement with what  you are saying.

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 11 months ago

Good morning William. I never got this. I don't celebrate Christmas but am never offended by Merry Christmas. If I don't know that someone is Christian I might say Happy Holidays but any nicety is a blessing.

Posted by Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133 (Referral Group Incorporated) 11 months ago

We have a very diverse population in our area but few are offended when they are wished a Merry Christmas. Some of our Jewish friends have very nice Christmas trees.

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) 11 months ago

First let me wish you a Merry Christmas, William!  I must tell you that I have a very good East Indian friend.  She's a girl of full Indian decent, who was born and raised in Australia.  She is of the Sikh faith, and although dressed in a beautiful saris, when we worked at a software company together, she thought we ought to close up shop and go to the pub at 2:00 am each afternoon.  She also happens to love Christmas, and puts up a gorgeous tree.

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) 11 months ago