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Battle for the Holidays

This might well be the last post I make before Christmas Day, and I wanted to direct your attention to this post on Northier Than Thou, which sums up the problems with the imagined War on Christmas. While the religious … Continue reading

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Define and Conquer

I’ve been thinking a bit about people not wanting to call themselves feminists because they don’t really know what the term means nowadays, as Bill Maher more or less put it. The thing is, I have to wonder if that’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Is a Time When People of All Religions Come Together to Worship Jesus Christ

On Christmas Day, Beth and I caught a little of Bill O’Reilly continuing to sell his War on Christmas. Hey, what can we say? The Fox News crowd loves war. Sadly, I don’t think he’s used the term “Blitzenkrieg,” although … Continue reading

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The War on Definitions

‘Tis the season for Bill O’Reilly to get his nativity-themed knickers in a knot over his invented War on Christmas. I thought maybe he’d cover a war on some other holiday this year, like possibly New Year’s. Christmas is less … Continue reading

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PC World

A few years ago, I saw a comment to the effect that the term “politically correct” had come to be too vague, and to encompass so many different things that it’s unclear what someone is actually talking about when they … Continue reading

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‘Twas Three Months Before Christmas

Maybe talking about Halloween is pointless, since it seems like some people just want to skip October and November entirely. I recently came across this picture of Home Depot on Tumblr: It also reflects the situation at the Home Depot … Continue reading

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