Happy Mother’s Day, you greedy capitalist, SUV-driving, eco-destroying, child-enslaving, bomb-dropping, heartless bitch, you.
: Is nothing sacred? No, nothing is on Alternet, not even Mother’s Day, which comes under attack as unPC:
Forgive my cynicism about Mother’s Day. After all, what kind of ungrateful mother wouldn’t want to be honored with pesticide-laced flowers, chocolate that depends on children in slavery for its production and cards that deplete our forests and litter Mother Earth? Truly, it is the ultimate insult to honor life-giving with such toxic offerings.
: Meanwhile, Anita Roddick says Mother’s Day is really “a radical feminist statement against war and aggression.”
She advises: “Forget squishy chocolates, flowers, and breakfast in bed…. So honor thy Mother and go march for peace this Sunday.”
: And over at Islam.com, they try to one-up our infadel, Western, modernist Mother’s Day:
What Islam goes against is to imitate non-Muslims by marking a special occasion such as celebrating the Mother