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Things I’m Extremely Thankful for This Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/26/2019 at 6:00pm

In the spirit of Christmas and the joyful traditions that come with it, I’m going to veer in a non–political direction with some thoughts on what I’m thankful for this holiday season.

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Oklahoma City Police, Walmart Bring Christmas to Family After Burglar Stole Presents

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 12/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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I had no idea Walmart does this. Apparently, the company provides toys and gifts to police departments to help families who lose gifts in robberies.

That’s what happened in Oklahoma City on December 23.

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Christmas Miracle: One College Student Donates Kidney to Another After Seeing Facebook Post

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/25/2019 at 1:00pm

These students don’t know each other or even go to the same school. What an amazing story.

WEAR TV reports:

Pensacola family receives the gift of life this Christmas

A Pensacola family will be celebrating Christmas at the hospital this year, but it will be a happy celebration after a successful kidney transplant.

Keith Fell...

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Merry Christmas! Enjoy the Greatest Hallelujah Flash Mob of All Time!

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 11:30am 12/25/2019 at 11:30am

Christmas flash mobs have become very popular in recent years. A simple search on YouTube yields thousands of results, but there is one that I believe is truly the best.

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Poll Finds 88% of College Students Say it’s not Offensive to Wish Strangers a Merry Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 11:00am 12/25/2019 at 11:00am

This is a bit of good news for the holiday. Merry Christmas!

The College Fix reports:

POLL: 88% of college students say...

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Christmas Day Open Thread

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 9:30am 12/25/2019 at 9:30am

Unless Kim Jung Un launches a balllistic missile or does something else dramatic today, it’s likely to be a slow news day.

So use this post to wish each other well, argue, or post things of interest in the comments. As long as you keep it clean, there is nothing...

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VIDEO: Hillsdale College Students Perform ‘O Holy Night’

https://youtu.be/UdkuIMgIIjg
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 9:00am 12/25/2019 at 9:00am
https://youtu.be/UdkuIMgIIjg

I have posted this 2015 video in years past, but it bears sharing once again.

Enjoy this incredible performance from Hillsdale College students:

 
 
 

No Christmas Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral for first time in 2 centuries

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TUxXp0UKfUI
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 8:00am 12/25/2019 at 8:00am
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In April of this year, we followed reports about the devastating fire that destroyed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, which destroyed the spire and the “forest” of oak roof beams supporting the lead roof.

The damage is such that the cathedral will not hold Christmas services this week for the...

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NORAD Will Track Santa & Potential ‘Christmas Gift’ From North Korea

http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/tensions-rise-as-north-korea-unveils-ballistic-missiles-during-parade
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 6:00pm 12/24/2019 at 6:00pm
http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/tensions-rise-as-north-korea-unveils-ballistic-missiles-during-parade

This Christmas Eve, members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will watch for any signs of a North Korea missile launch, which officials in Pyongyang have described as a “Christmas gift.”

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College’s ‘Sustainability Director’ Recommends Not Wrapping Christmas Gifts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 8:00am 12/19/2019 at 8:00am

In other news, the College of William and Mary has a ‘sustainability director’ for some reason.

The College Fix reports:

Campus sustainability director: Maybe don’t buy a gift for Christmas. If you do, maybe don’t wrap it.

The “sustainability director” at a Virginia university has some novel advice for students heading home for Christmas:...

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Columbia University Prof Suggests Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a Queer Icon

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:30am 12/15/2019 at 11:30am

Merry Christmas from the campus left. Is there any holiday that progressives can’t ruin with politics?

Campus Reform reports:

Ivy League prof: Rudolph is ‘queerest holiday special’ even though conservatives will be ‘infuriated’

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a “queer” icon whether “conservatives” like it or not, according to one Ivy League professor.

Columbia University...

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Winning: VA Rule Change Allows Bibles, Christmas Decorations

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/29/2019 at 5:00pm
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Under the Obama regime, the VA underwent major restrictive changes in terms of religion and Christmas, with various VA’s around the country instituting a range of bans.  Bibles, high school...

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Christmas Weekend 2018 at Legal Insurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 7:00am 12/26/2018 at 7:00am
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Christmas should be fun for kids .

Love...

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Once again, anti-Israel activists hijack and weaponize Christmas

https://twitter.com/ShehabAgency/status/1076405798924898304
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 8:30pm 12/25/2018 at 8:30pm
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Every year, at Christmas, Palestinian officials, activists, and a host of virulently anti-Israel groups exploit the holiday season for political purposes.

As we’ve documented in several prior posts, for years Christmas holiday themes, symbols, and rituals have been continuously appropriated and put into service for anti-Israel propaganda:

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Christmas According to Kids

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/25/2018 at 3:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suowe2czxcA

This is an adorable rendition of the nativity story as told by kids. Southland Christian Church asked kids to tell the story of Jesus’ birth and then reenacted the story as told by the littles.
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Why I Like Being Jewish on Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/25/2018 at 1:00pm

This is the time of the year when certain Jews (thinking of you, Julia Ioffe) like to complain about feeling left out of the general merriment.

Me, I went to Target a couple of days ago, to return the defective skateboard I’d given my son...

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China Cracks Down on Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 9:35am 12/25/2018 at 9:35am
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Chinese authorities are cracking down on Christmas celebrations.

Several Chinese cities have banned Christmas decorations, with government officials ordering the removal of Christmas trees, lights and bells from shopping malls and offices.

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