| In the fall of 2002, an email
circulated calling for a boycott of the US Postal Service stamp honoring the
Islamic Eid holiday because of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The
only problem with the claim is that the issuance of the stamp had nothing to do
with terrorism, but was part of the USPS holiday stamp rotation policy which
has been in place for a long time. A new stamp is issued for various religions
on a rotation, and the specific stamp release was long planned. Boycott Watch
report busting the false email which was circulating, and issued a
report busting it again in 2003.
subsided but recently reappeared with the same wording but with a different
stamp, this one with the same claim and same wording, but as you can see with
this stamp, it is a custom stamp anyone can order from
Zazzle.com, a company which prints almost
any postage stamp you want using your design or photo. In this case, it is a
stock design. So, you won't be seeing these being sold at your local post
office. While the stamp is real, the accompanying email contains false
Newest false email:
Fine thing, we can't have a Christmas stamp.
Or a Christmas Tree, or even a Santa stamp --M
IF THE POST OFFICE
ATTEMPTS TO "PAWN" THIS STAMP OFF ON ME, I SHALL REFUSE TO ACCEPT IT AND ADVISE
THE "TELLER" THAT I PROFILE THE ISLAMS AND ACCEPT NOTHING FROM THEM OR THEIR
USPS New 4 4 -Cent Stamp Celebrates a
If there is only ONE thing you forward today... Let it
President Obama has directed the United States Postal Service
to REMEMBER and HONOR the EID MUSLIM holiday season with a new commemorative
44-Cent First Class Holiday Postage Stamp.
REMEMBER to adamantly &
vocally BOYCOTT this stamp, when you are purchasing your stamps at the post
All you have to say is " No thank you, I do not want that
Muslim Stamp on my letters! "
To use this stamp would be a slap in the
face to all those AMERICANS who died at the hands of those whom this stamp
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of Pan Am Flight 103!
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993!
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of the Marine Barracks in Lebanon !
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of the M ilitary Barracks in Saudi Arabia
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of the American Embassies in Africa !
REMEMBER the MUSLIM bombing of the USS COLE!
MUSLIM attack on 9/11/2001 !
REMEMBER all the AMERICAN lives that were
lost in those vicious MUSLIM attacks!