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War On Christmas
Last week, the day before Thanksgiving, this reporter landed at the post office in my home town to buy two stamps.
As I paid for them, the clerk at the post office put two Muslim Eid stamps on the envelopes.
War On Christmas, NBA Edition: A New York Reader Wonders “Do Basketball Players Know It’s Christmas?”
[Previous Letter:An Irish Reader Wonders Why Asking For Voter ID Is Even Questioned]
War On Christmas: Rasmussen Reports Says That "70% Prefer 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays' on Store Signs"—70% Of "Holiday Shoppers", That Is
Rasmussen Reports has taken a poll on the question and says that 70 percent of Christmas shoppers would prefer to see Merry Christmas on store signs. Good for them! Of course, they kind of spoiled it by referring to the Christmas shoppers as "holiday shoppers".
From: Bo Sears [Email him]
I think this qualifies as an anti-Christmas piece in the San Jose Mercury News:
War On Christmas: A Reader Reports A Gay Blogger’s Objection To Salvation Army Participation In “The Holiday Shopping Season.”
Re: Last Night’s Letter
"Mommy, Why Does The School Hate Jesus?"--Plano Candy Cane Case To Be Reheard By Fifth Circuit <I>En Banc</I>
Yes, Virginia, there is still a War On Christmas--from the Liberty Institute in Plano, TX, a report, (see video below) of a school board in Plano, Texas, that has been litigating for eight years to maintain the right to suppress Christian speech.
Kids these days may have fancy digital gizmos, but they miss out on a lot of great experiences from traditional America, because the loony liberal educational establishment wants to stamp out customs with any Christian content. The goal is to make America safe for diversity, where no one believes in anything. Christmas has been a big target because it is such a meaningful holiday with so many customs attached.
It is never pleasant to learn of a premature death, this time of Marilyn Henry, at the depressingly early age of 57. Notwithstanding her name, Henry was the wife of Teaneck, N.J. Rabbi. Marilyn Henry, journalist and reparations authority, dies JTA.org March 2 2011:
[PB note: I've updated this to reflect a contact address for Amazon that has a human, or at least an Amazon, at the other end: here. Thanks, HM] At VDARE.com, we are eager students of the developing phenomenon of War on Christmas Denial.