Post Tagged with: "Christmas"

‘Christmas Tree’ Sculpture Has Conservatives Feeling Far From Festive

'Tree' (Image via The Independent'

It’s not the first time McCarthy has raised eyebrows, and the ire of conservatives, with his artwork.

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The Satanic Temple Takes On Florida Republicans Again With Christmas Display

The Satanic Temple Christmas display via Raw Story

The Satanic Temple is once again taking on Florida’s conservative government in an effort to finally put up a Christmas display in the state Capitol that has been previously rejected in years past.

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One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

One Woman’s Electrifying Response To Haters Of Her Rainbow Flag

Neighbors are upset by Dr. Mary Pham’s rainbow flag, which shows her support for LGBT rights. Reading their hateful comments inspired her to step it up.

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Atheists Save Christmas For A Poor Family After Their Church Refused To Help Them

Vintage Christmas

A poor Christian family in Oklahoma had a very special Christmas this year. Not because their church helped them, but because of the kindness of atheists.

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Walking In A Teabagger Wonderland: The New Holiday Classic (VIDEO)

Walking In A Teabagger Wonderland: The New Holiday Classic (VIDEO)

The Tea Party has left its impact on national politics, so let us take a stroll to this years holiday hit ‘Walking in a Teabagger Land.’

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Twas The (Republican) Night Before Christmas

GOP Christmas image by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

A bit of a lark, riffing on the perennial holiday favorite. Here’s a Republican night before Christmas that may give them nightmares. Note the last stanza.

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Atheist Billboard Set On Fire By ‘Christian’ Vandals

This Saturnalia billboard in Pitman, NJ has drawn several attempted acts of vandalism. Why is it such a big deal? Their Christ banner still hangs downtown.
Photo credit: South Jersey Times

Saturnalia sign a response to Christmas banner. Pitman, NJ is the site of a huge billboard which proclaims, “Keep the Saturn in Saturnalia.” The sign was erected by the Freedom From Religion Foundation in response to… well, you probably have the gist of this already. But it’s complicated. The main […]

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7 Reasons Why Jesus Would Hate Christmas

7 Reasons Why Jesus Would Hate Christmas

The holiday season is in full swing, and we’re already seeing the usual wailing over the so-called ‘war on Christmas.’ But how would Jesus feel about it?

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Scrooge Congress To Unemployed: Merry Christmas And Screw You

The unemployed are getting coal in their stockings from the Republicans in Congress. Charities can't keep up. What are these people supposed to do?
Photo credit: Detroit Free Press

Though the budget deal has gone through, there was one very important thing left out of it. Federal unemployment insurance runs out on December 28 and it won’t be taken care of until after the new year. That’s 1.3 million unemployed Americans who the Republicans in the House have basically […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Plays Host To Flying Spaghetti Monster In Holiday Display

Wisconsin State Capitol Plays Host To Flying Spaghetti Monster In Holiday Display

The Flying spaghetti monster makes an appearance at the Wisconsin State Capitol holiday display to preach the wisdom of the separation of church and state.

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The Santa Wars And Fox News’ Assault On Christmas

The Santa Wars And Fox News’ Assault On Christmas

It all began a week ago. Megyn Kelly, on her program, The Kelly Files, brought up an op-ed by Slate’s Aisha Harris. Harris wrote that it was confusing for her, as a black child, to see two different depictions of Santa Claus: one that shared her skin color at home […]

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Rick Santorum’s Movie ‘The Christmas Candle’ Bombs With Critics And Audiences (VIDEO)

Rick Santorum’s Movie ‘The Christmas Candle’ Bombs With Critics And Audiences (VIDEO)

“The Christmas Candle” is the new release from Rick Santorum’s studio In case you didn’t know, Santorum has become the CEO of a movie studio. Really. Mr. Sweater Vest is the CEO of EchoLight Studios, a Dallas-based studio that makes “uplifting” films. That’s code for Christian-themed movies. Not that there’s […]

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Why Black Friday Is An Indictment Of Our Materialistic Culture

From Comprenden USA

Black Friday caters to consumerism, which is driven by materialism. As our need to show off grows, so does our need for material status symbols.

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The Delightful History Of Thanksgiving

The Delightful History Of Thanksgiving

  Ah, Thanksgiving… turkey, cranberries, pumpkin pie. Football, parades and feasting with family. Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. Well, sort of. Many myths have sprung up around the holiday, and many traditions have, too. It’s time to take a look at the history and traditions of American Thanksgiving — […]

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McDonald’s Website Tells Its Workers To Eat Smaller Meals, Sell Xmas Gifts On Ebay (IMAGES & VIDEO)

Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com

The McDonald’s website has a very Hallmark-y message for its low paid employees: eat smaller meals and sell those annoying Christmas gifts on Ebay.

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It’s A Sarah Palin Christmas: Jesus Would Like You To Buy Her Book (VIDEO)

It’s A Sarah Palin Christmas: Jesus Would Like You To Buy Her Book (VIDEO)

Sarah Palin has kicked off the yearly whine about the non-existent “War on Christmas” early. She appeared on The Today Show Monday, with poor Matt Lauer, who tried to keep Caribou Barbie on topic. But that’s a nigh-on impossible task, as we all know. She has so many agendas that […]

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How To Make Any Soldier Feel Appreciated This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

How To Make Any Soldier Feel Appreciated This Holiday Season (VIDEO)

Oops! Snoped again! Yeah, I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. But to get a card or package to any soldier for Christmas, you need to start thinking about it now. You may have seen the graphic above making its way around Facebook. It’s a great idea and one I […]

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Rick Perry Shows Ignorance Of 1st Amendment: ‘Freedom Of Religion Doesn’t Mean Freedom From Religion’

Texas governor Rick Perry seems confused about separation of church and state, evidenced by the 'Merry Christmas Bill.' Suggestion? Read the Constitution. Image @KXAN

Texas governor Rick Perry seems confused about separation of church and state, evidenced by the Merry Christmas Bill. Suggestion? Read the Constitution.

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Obama Rushes To DC For Fiscal Cliff Talks, House GOP Stays On Vacation

Obama Rushes To DC For Fiscal Cliff Talks, House GOP Stays On Vacation

House Republicans play chicken as the deadline for avoiding automatic tax hikes and budget cuts fast approaches!

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Connecticut Cops Step In To Give Newtown Officers Christmas Off

Newtown officers get Christmas day off  @ CBA/WTVR.com

‘When something like this happens … it’s a police thing. We’ll always try to help out neighboring towns. Any time there’s a tragedy, we’ll try our best to lend a helping hand.’

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