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Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 31 2013

History According to Mike Huckabee: How a Book of Political Satire Saved Christmas

Image from video of soldiers on their knees praying with chaplain

I initially started writing this post with the intent of posting it on Christmas, but since we lost the war on Christmas once again this year, I had to do all that stupid Christmas stuff like buying presents and spending time with family and friends and didn’t have time to finish what I was writing. …

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Dec 21 2013

The Young Turks on Bill O’Reilly’s “I covered four wars with a pen” (Must See VIDEO!)

Dec 17 2013

Rep. Fleming: NDAA Religious Freedom Language Not a “Touchdown” — New Talking Points Needed

Back in June, when the House passed its first version of the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the anti-gay crowd was doing a victory dance over the fact that the House version of the bill included Rep. John Fleming’s (R-LA) so-called “religious freedom” amendment. If passed, the language of the Fleming amendment, the real …

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Dec 09 2013

Air Force Base Lights Menorah — Too Little, Too Late

Last Thursday night, Travis Air Force Base in California held its annual Christmas tree lighting. In a lame attempt to avoid complaints of not being religiously inclusive, a small menorah was included in the base’s “holiday” display along with the tree and a nativity scene. The photo below shows what I mean by small. The …

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