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Category Archive: War on Christmas

Dec 28 2012

O’Reilly vs Santa Claus

The Daily Currant, an Onion-style parody site, has an amusing article about Bill O’Reilly allegedly losing it with an in-store Santa Claus at Macy’s after the fake Christmas icon wished him a “happy holidays” instead of a “merry Christmas.” This doesn’t seem too farfetched:

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Dec 26 2012

Rios Uncovers Important Conspiracy

A new front has been opened in the War on Christmas and the American Family Association’s Sandy Rios has sniffed it out. Those sneaky Democrats have been pushing important legislative battles in Congress at Christmas time to distract people from the baby Jesus:

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Dec 25 2012

War on Christmas? Yep, It’s the Jews

You knew it had to come down to this, right? If there’s a war on Christmas, you just knew that it was the Jews behind the whole thing, running it all from their seats of extraordinary power in the banking and entertainment industries. But Burt Prelutsky can say that, because he’s Jewish:

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Dec 15 2012

Another War on Christmas Video from the Worldnutdaily

The Worldnutdaily is back with another video from Richard Rives, published with the headline “Dec. 25 has ‘nothing’ to do with Jesus.” At the same time, they’re also running stories about “Atheist attacks on Christmas” and “How to avoid Grinches at Christmas,” which is all about that infamous War on Christmas — but not, of …

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Dec 11 2012

O’Reilly Blames War on Christmas on Gay People

Bill O’Reilly, certified moral leader for Real Americanstm everywhere, is still flogging the dead horse of the War on Christmas — and now he’s blaming it all on gay people who want abortions, or something. Here’s a conversation he had with Bernard McGuirk and the astonishingly stupid Greg Gutfeld:

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Dec 07 2012

Worldnutdaily Declares War on Christmas!

Well isn’t this interesting? The Worldnutdaily has apparently declared a war on Christmas with an “exclusive” video from Richard Rives, president of Wyatt Archaeological Research (yes, Ron Wyatt’s fraudulent group), declaring that Christmas is a pagan holiday that should not be celebrated by Christians.

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Dec 06 2012

Wilson: Christians Forced Not to Celebrate Christmas!

Buster Wilson of the American Family Association got on quite a righteous roll on his radio show on Monday, railing incoherently about how not allowing nativity scenes on public property will lead to a ban on Christians celebrating Christmas at all. Seriously.

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Dec 17 2011

North Korea Behind the War on Christmas

The wingnuts are getting increasingly bizarre in their claims about the mythical “war on Christmas,” now claiming that it’s all part of a North Korean communist plot. Seriously.

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Dec 08 2011

Best War on Christmas Post Ever

JT has written the perfect post about the mythical “War on Christmas.” Having written about the subject many times, I only wish I had thought to express the proper response to the whole thing as well as he has.

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Dec 07 2011

Why Does Newt Gingrich Hate Jesus?

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Now that we’re in the midst of the invented annual outrage known as the War on Christmas, Right Wing Watch catches Newt Gingrich participating in that war by having a “holiday” — as opposed to Christmas — sale on his books. In fact, as they note, it looks remarkably like a Walgreens holiday sale ad …

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Dec 05 2011

The Extremists Roots of the ‘War on Christmas’

As one who has long laughed heartily at the notion of a War on Christmas, I was fascinated to see this blog post about the origins of the whole thing. Turns out it started among paranoid and racist far right groups like the John Birch Society. Color me unsurprised.

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Nov 02 2011

Tifton, Georgia: Christian ‘Principals’ at Work

Someone sent me a link to this article where the mayor of Tifton, Georgia reverses a previous decision and declares his commitment to Christian “principals” — and I’m sure they appreciate the support.

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