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Archive for the 'War on Christmas' Category

-Singing Christmas Carols a “Form of Bullying”?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

                        (Joy to the world: mag3737) You might have missed this story over the weekend with the real tragedy and chaos surrounding the school shooting in Connecticut. Apparently some parents consider singing Christmas carols in school to be a “form of bullying”?  From Todd Starnes of Fox News: A group of parents in Missoula, Mont. […]

-Atheist ‘Christmas’ Billboard in Times Square

Friday, December 14th, 2012

The American Atheists have a new billboard for the 2012 Christmas season displayed in Times Square this time. Last year they had one on a highway going into town.  What it looks like in situ: (Photo Credit: American Atheists) Response: Not that offensive at all considering their past efforts in 2010 and 2011. Last year’s […]

-NBC Editor: “Religion is What Mucks the Whole Thing Up…Makes the Holidays So Stressful”

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

During a panel discussion about Christmas and holiday preparation on Tuesday’s NBC Today Show, the network’s chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman made the following anti-religious rant: “I don’t like the religion part. I think religion is what mucks the whole thing up….I think that’s what makes the holidays so stressful.” See the exchange on the […]

-Senior Home Bans Christmas Tree Then Reverses its Decision?

Friday, December 7th, 2012

(Andy Holzman/Staff Photographer- Daily News) This is a story about a ‘grinch’ company that almost stole Christmas. In this case a community Christmas tree. It was a battle in the ‘war on Christmas’ but at least there is a good ending. The word was out, the company who owned and managed a senior home in […]

-Christmas and The Constitution

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

   (National Christmas Tree- White House: afagen) There is all sorts of disinformation out there when it comes to public displays of Christmas. Some atheist activists are exacerbating a ‘War on Christmas’ by contending that it is ‘unconstitutional’ to represent Christmas in any way on public lands. But what is the truth? Is it really […]

-Santa Monica CA: Judge Rules Against 60 Year Nativity Tradition

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

And so the ‘war on Christmas’ 2012 begins. For 60 years nativity scenes graced the Palisades Park in Santa Monica, California bringing folks from near and far to see the festive religious displays. However, on Monday a federal judge ruled that there was no longer any room in the park for the Baby Jesus and […]

-Atheists Win: 60-Year Tradition of Nativity Scenes at Santa Monica Park Is Over

Friday, June 15th, 2012

  From the los Angeles Times: Nativity scenes and other private winter displays will no longer be allowed in Santa Monica’s Palisades Park after the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to bar them. For nearly six decades, private, life-size scenes celebrating Jesus Christ’s birth have been a fixture each December in the park that runs […]

-Uganda: Islamic Radicals Attack Bishop with Acid on Christmas Eve

Friday, December 30th, 2011

           (Image via Wikipedia) KAMPALA, Uganda, December 28 (Compass Direct News) – Islamic extremists threw acid on a church leader on Christmas Eve shortly after a seven-day revival at his church, leaving him with severe burns that have blinded one eye and threaten sight in the other. Bishop Umar Mulinde, 37, was attacked outside his […]

-Recap on the Top Stories for Christmas 2011

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

                                                  (Image via Wikipedia) As I shopped this year in the malls and stores before Christmas I was greeted more times than in recent years with a ‘Merry Christmas’ rather than the generic ‘Happy Holidays.’ Also far more stores had signs with the ‘Merry Christmas’ greeting on them than in any recent memory. Most stores […]

-Radical Muslim Responses to Christmas

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

               (Image via Wikipedia) We have been Following the so-called ‘War on Christmas’ in America, but around the world some of the radical Muslim responses to Christmas really do rise to the level of that title. What is surprising considering the violent responses is the fact that Muslims do believe in most of the Christmas […]