Trump’s ‘Merry Christmas’ gift was to steal millions of acres of protected national monuments

President Trump smiles upon signing an executive order after announcing big cuts to Utah's sprawling wilderness national monuments at the Utah State Capitol. (KEVIN LAMARQUE/REUTERS)

On the 12th Day of Christmas, Donald Trump took from me the right to say, “Happy holidays” by proclaiming that he’s personally bringing “Merry Christmas” back.

Unfortunately it’s still apparently not OK to say, “Happy Hanukah” since he didn’t make that presidential proclamation even though he has a Jewish daughter and grandkids.

Hey — if Christmas is good enough for Christians, it should be good enough for Jews, even though they had first dibs on the season. Ditto for all other heathen weirdos from Wiccans to vegans. I mean, who doesn’t eat meat?

Who cares if it’s easier to say “Happy holidays” than to ask people their religion before wishing them “Merry Christmas?” If they don’t believe in white Christmas or Black Friday, they should go back where they came from — even if they came from here before we came to here.

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Enough with the niceties.

And speaking of people who were here before the rest of us, the President made his “Merry Christmas” proclamation while announcing his own yuuuge gift to the American people — most especially the Native American people — by stealing millions of acres of protected national monuments (land).

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Posted in Columns on December, 2017