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Christmas Wars

Best Buy, Kirkland’s and Alaska Airlines all made the nice list, but Nordstrom, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble had better watch out. They’ve been tagged on the naughty side of Christmas. But don’t blame Santa; he’s not the one keeping this list of who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. This idea originated with Robert […] Read More

The scene takes place in heaven at the conclusion of a surprise birthday celebration for Jesus. Several heavenly luminaries have just treated Jesus to cake and ice cream. As the party breaks up, Jesus and the angel Gabriel are speaking to each other.   Gabriel: Well, that was nice. Were you surprised? We were so […] Read More

Humanists, atheists, Christian fundamentalists and cable talk-show hosts are again launching verbal grenades in the Christmas wars.   Last year’s outbreak was so successful that the American Humanist Association (AHA) has launched another holiday campaign with signs on buses and rail cars in five American cities. The ads show the smiling faces of individuals wearing […] Read More