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Texas Woman’s University Decides ‘Holiday’ and ‘Evergreen’ Are Too Religious

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 3:00pm 12/15/2016 at 3:00pm

What about all the people who don’t celebrate ‘holidays’ with ‘evergreen’ trees? Did you ever think about their feelings?

Campus Reform reports:

‘Holiday,’ ‘evergreen trees’ too religious for TWU

Texas Woman’s University is offering tips for an “all-inclusive, multicultural” Christmas season, warning that the word “holiday” is no longer inclusive enough and advising that...

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Charlie Brown Christmas at Center of TX School Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 12, 2016 at 8:30am 12/12/2016 at 8:30am

It’s difficult to think of anything less controversial than Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts crew but the classic Christmas special mentions Christianity explicitly which is a problem for some people.

A staffer at a middle school in Texas decided to use imagery from the special as decorations but was...

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Colleges Crack Down on “Inappropriate” Religious Christmas Displays

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 12/4/2016 at 5:30pm

The annual War on Christmas is getting started right on time at some American colleges and universities.

Campus Reform reports:

No ‘religious icons’ during Christmas, colleges tell students

With Christmas approaching, universities are cracking down on potentially offensive religious decorations, all but banning displays of the “Nativity Scene” and images of the “crucifixion.”

At Missouri...

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Forget “Happy Holidays”, Just Say “Merry Christmas”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwVpTYez82w
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 7:30am 11/29/2016 at 7:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwVpTYez82w

Don’t like hearing “Merry Christmas”? Tough cookies. ¯_(ツ)_/¯

From Prager U:

“Should Americans wish each other “Happy holidays” or “Merry Christmas”? Should an office “Christmas party” be called a “holiday party” so that it’s more inclusive? Dennis Prager answers these questions and more in this short video.”

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Florida Mall Santa Replaced For Saying Hillary Is On “Naughty List”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/19/2016 at 2:00pm
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After telling a little girl that she was on his “nice” list, a Florida mall Santa added that Hillary, however, was on his “naughty” list.  The child’s mother complained, the Santa was replaced and sent off for extra training on how not to offend Hillary supporters.

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San Bernardino Casts Dark Shadow on Holiday Season

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 7:00am 12/26/2015 at 7:00am

As the corpses of the villainous San Bernardino terror couple molder in non-disclosed graves, there are signs that the holiday-time attack has shaken up security protocol over the season.

As my family was watching the Disney holiday show while unwrapping presents,

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Take the time to tell others they are important to you

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 8:00pm 12/25/2015 at 8:00pm

Sometimes life gives you extra lifey years. 2015 has been that kind of year for me. Through it all, I’ve learned much, grown even more, and have gained a greater appreciation for the human experience.

I’m blessed beyond measure; constantly amazed by the inordinate number of incredible people with whom I have...

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Ghost of Christmas Past: Victorian Era Diseases are Returning

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 6:30pm 12/25/2015 at 6:30pm

While the Christmas seasons is full of traditions that stem from the Victorian era, diseases of this past era are also now returning.

England is reporting a rise in illnesses related...

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Christmas Tweet of the Day circa 2011

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 5:00pm 12/25/2015 at 5:00pm

Long before Leslie Eastman started writing for Legal Insurrection, she was a reader and fan.

On Christmas Day 2011, we fulfilled her wish, Christmas Tweet of the Day:

I’m not promising to be this easy all the time, but I do try to accomodate the hopes and prayers of the huddled masses, whenever possible.

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Best Christmas political cartoon ever

Posted by William A. Jacobson on 12/25/2015 at 3:30pm
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First published in December 2013, Merry Me-mas.

 
 
 
 

Guide to How Anti-Israel Activists Hijack Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 11:00am 12/25/2015 at 11:00am

Drawing on the stories of the annunciation of the birth of Jesus, Christmas is viewed as a time of peace and goodwill to all.

But for anti-Israel activists and organizations, the holiday season is a perfect occasion to conduct political warfare against the Jewish state.

NGOs, The PA, and The Hijacking

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Merry Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 9:00am 12/25/2015 at 9:00am

The Featured Image was sent to me in 2013 by a reader.

Maybe it’s true, everything really is bigger in Texas. On the other hand, maybe they just think everything is bigger.

This year I’ve been drawing on Christmas Eve and Day posts from prior years. Here’s another:

Christmas Day is when conservative Jewish...

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A Social Network Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2015 at 7:30am 12/25/2015 at 7:30am

We first ran this video on Christmas Day 2010.

Kathleen wrote:

Merry Christmas everyone!

There’s a viral video going around called ‘A Social Network Christmas.’ It retains the story, so … I’d be curious to know everyone’s thoughts on it. I’m not particularly fond of the fusion of the two media myself….

 
 
 

Christmas Eve in the Ardennes 1944

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 10:22pm 12/24/2015 at 10:22pm

Last Christmas Eve I posted Christmas 1944: The Battle of the Bulge – Christmas Eve in the Ardennes.

It’s a story that needs to be told, particularly to generations for whom Christmas Eve has meant only safety and security. Head over to the link for video and photos, as well as stories of the men...

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‘Twas the Blogger’s Night Before Christmas

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 8:30pm 12/24/2015 at 8:30pm

This small poetic effort of mine has become somewhat of a holiday tradition. Merry Christmas Eve to you all!

‘TWAS THE BLOGGER’S NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the ‘sphere
Bloggers were glad to see Christmas draw near.
Their laptops were turned off and all put away
The bloggers were...

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Progressive Killjoys: How to discuss climate change at Christmas Dinner

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 7:00pm 12/24/2015 at 7:00pm

On Christmas Day 2011, as part of our “Open” post, we noted the following:

What a bunch of kill joys, How to Discuss Climate Change With Your Uncle During the Holidays (because after racist relatives, climate change deniers are the biggest problem at family Christmas dinners).

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Watch Students Sign Petition to Ban ‘Racist’ ‘White Christmas Song’ From Radio

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 5:30pm 12/24/2015 at 5:30pm

The good folks at MRCTV have a new college campus video out that is cringe-worthy to the max.

Dan Joseph, the MRCTV reporter behind the video writes:

Last week, I presented some college students with a petition urging radio stations to stop playing the holiday classic “White Christmas” because the song only...

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