Saturday, October 01, 2005

Pig Brother is watching you

NOVELTY PIG calendars and toys have been banned from Council offices in Dudley, West Midlands, in case they offend Muslim staff.

The ruthless extermination of what are described as “pig-related items” came after a Muslim worker complained about the council distributing pig-shaped stress relievers (yes, I know, I’m losing the plot as well) to staff. Now toys, porcelain figures, calendars and even a tissue box featuring Winnie the Poo’s pal Piglet have been banished from offices.

Councillor Mahbubur Rahman supported the ban, saying: “It’s a tolerance of other people’s beliefs”. But that’s exactly what it isn’t. A tolerance of other people’s beliefs is Muslims and members of other religious minorities understanding and accepting that they are now citizens of the United Kingdom, where the dominant religion is Christianity. And as Christians have no such problem with “pig-related items”, perhaps the whining busy-bodies ought to respect our beliefs for once, instead of inflicting their intolerance on all who come into contact with them.

Anyway, where would Mrs B be if she wasn’t able to raid my piggy bank in advance of her shopping trips?

17 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have a deep seated horror of people with unkempt, straggly beards.
Could we get them banned do you think?
Rod the Brit

6:36 AM  
Blogger The Gorse Fox said...

Shouldn't we stop all pig farming also... and dairy farming (certain Indian sects deem cows to be sacred).... oh, oh, and all chicken farms (Chickens are worshipped in Kentucky!)

GIVE ME A BREAK. WHEN DID TAKING STUPID-PILLS BECOME MANDATORY.

10:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Funny how the Jews have been around in Britain for 350 years or so now without getting too offended by the odd porcine representation here and there...

11:03 AM  
Anonymous Ripsnorter said...

We are going to become a minority in our own country very soon.

1:11 AM  
Anonymous freebritannia said...

"Funny how the Jews have been around in Britain for 350 years or so now without getting too offended by the odd porcine representation here and there..."

That was my first thought.

Also have this council also banned “cow-related items” to avoid offending hindus?

3:05 AM  
Anonymous Britain for the British said...

Certain muslims seem to be trying very hard to turn us all into racists. I guess this is so they can justify their cowardly bombings.

Unfortunately we seem to be the only country on earth who's leaders care more for foreigners feelings than our own.

3:12 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well muslim women offend me. When im in town i get nervous when i keep thinking 'batman is stood behind me'.

8:59 AM  
Anonymous Stuart said...

If it were me having to work in that PC hell-hole, I'd make a point of taking a pork pie or bacon sandwich in each day.....let 'em try and ban LUNCH!!!

11:28 AM  
Blogger BarryBeelzebub said...

Sorry, you can't do that.

Bacon sandwiches were banned in a Royal Mail sorting depot over a year ago.

6:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Totally agree, it is outrageous the interfering nannies of the PC brigade take over in the name of "diversity", "equality", "multiculturalism" or other such bollocks, when in fact anyone coming here should respect our traditions and way of life.

"When in Rome....."

Pass me another bacon sandwich!

8:04 AM  
Blogger RTS48UK said...

I think Sir Ian Blair should be banned - a pig farmer if ever I saw one!!

8:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If anyone is interested I have already emailed my views to the council
Why not send your own
dudleycouncilplus@dudley.gov.uk

9:48 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sorry back again
" Well muslim women offend me. When im in town i get nervous when i keep thinking 'batman is stood behind me'."

or is it a bomber in disguise

Spare a thought for all the Christians in the world being persecuted -- examine their rights in a muslim country
www.jihadwatch.org is a reliable source of what is happening

10:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sadly this is why I left thirty years ago when nobody would listen to Enoch Powell. He had it all worked out. If they don't like pigs they shouldn't act like them.

Ex-Pat in exile.

2:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I work for a local council (within the pc realms of social services to be exact) and, like many others, am sick of the way we have to bend backwards to make these people happy. It's absolute rubbish, and I feel as Britains we are being taken advantage of and being made to look like fools.

9:09 AM  
Anonymous It's me again said...

No more religion please, of any variety. My beliefs (which do not involve religion) do not affect other people, so why should other people's beliefs affect me?

Mmmmm, I like bacon.

What is a pig-shaped stress reliever? Any photos available?

10:17 AM  
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