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4th of July Banned in College Office Along With Christmas

Discussion in '2005 Archive' started by carpro, Dec 17, 2005.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=\Culture\archive\200512\CUL20051216a.html

    University Administrator Declares Christmas 'Forbidden'
    By Nathan Burchfiel
    CNSNews.com Correspondent
    December 16, 2005

    (CNSNews.com) - An administrator at California State University, Sacramento has banned decorations pertaining to Christmas and the 4th of July, among other holidays, from her office because they represent "religious discrimination" and "ethnic insensitivity."

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    ...specifically names Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Valentine's Day, the 4th of July, St. Patrick's Day and Easter as the most offensive holidays...
     
  2. rsr

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    Yes, but that applies only to her office.

    "But the university associate vice president for public affairs, Frank Whitlatch, distanced the university from Sonntag's policy, saying in a prepared statement that it "was well-intentioned but strays from the established practice."

    He stated that the university 'has no guidelines prohibiting holiday decorations," aside from the responsibility of supervisors, "to ensure that employees do not spend an unreasonable amount of work time decorating.'"

    A nasty boss, to be sure, but not unlike many other nasty bosses in lots of places.
     
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    How sad. She cant celebrate anything?

    Its a world gone dead.
     
  4. carpro

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    Political corectness run rampant. :rolleyes:
     
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    How about that??? A Ebenezer Scrooge and a Benedict Arnold all rolled into one little "bitty" of a woman!!
     
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