Wednesday, January 04, 2006
Our Newest Op Ed
- By Frederick Meekins
In The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, the White Witch forbids the celebration of Christmas in part because she thinks the celebration is a waste of resources. Likewise, in Politically Correct Holiday Stories by James Finn Garner, Scrooge is as much a New Age acetic as he is a miser.
A classic song entreats the listener to have themselves a merry little Christmas. However, if certain environmentalists have their way, Americans won't be enjoying much of a Christmas. For according to these elites, the Christmas festivities most of us enjoy are to be listed on the indictment of environmental crimes of Western Civilization against the ecosphere.
These leftists who have made an entire cottage industry insisting that right and wrong do not really exist certainly don't mind telling the rest of us what to do. Published in the December 2005 edition of National Wildlife is a proclamation the reader is expected to adhere to if they wish to observe an environmentally-aware solstice season or whatever else the tree huggers wallow in this time of year.
Some of the suggestions are just commonsense tips on how to save money on electric bills. Others are more blatantly agenda driven..........
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