The War on Christmas typically involves attempts by militant atheists and multicultural fanatics to kill Christmas. But a much softer, and less obvious, way of neutering Christmas is to simply ignore it. Take, for example, the way the leading divinity schools addressed Christmas.
On Harvard Divinity School’s website there were pictures and a list... [Read more...]
TAMPON NATIVITY SCENE IS A HIT
“Have a holly, jolly, bloody good Christmas with these tampon crafts.” That was on the homepage of tamponcrafts.com: the website offers instructions on how to construct nativity scenes out of tampons, including Jesus, Mary, Joseph, and the Three Wise Men. Indeed, it advises the reader to “Gather ‘round the manger for the Christmas Miracle. These... [Read more...]
GAYS CONDEMN SALVATION ARMY
The Salvation Army was under attack from homosexual activists this Christmas season for merely holding Christian beliefs on marriage and the family—it does not discriminate against anyone. The war extended to a formal resolution by the Associated Students of the University of California at Berkeley calling for a ban of Salvation Army donation boxes... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS IN THE WORKPLACE
A piece by Richard Fausta was recently posted on the website of Business Review Europe commenting on how Brits should celebrate Christmas in the workplace. It certainly had application to Americans during Christmastime.
Fausta said “Office decorations during the Christmas season is seen as one reason toward the notion that employees can lose focus.”... [Read more...]
MARK THOMPSON GETS A PASS
Former BBC chief, and current New York Times Company president, Mark Thompson, was cleared of wrongdoing in the BBC case involving Jimmy Savile following a lengthy report that was issued in December.
It is entirely plausible that Mark Thompson had nothing to do with spiking the BBC “Newsnight” story on BBC child rapist Jimmy Savile. It is entirely... [Read more...]
POPE BLAMED FOR GANG RAPE
Bill Donohue comments on a perverse article by Ian Buruma:
Ian Buruma is not exactly a household name, but he is a hero to readers of the New York Review of Books. His fan base will obviously warm to his latest piece in the Beirut newspaper, The Daily Star [click here].
Buruma begins by recounting the brutal rape of a young woman by six men on a New... [Read more...]
WHY THE “WAR ON CHRISTMAS” IS LOSING
On December 19, Newsmax published a piece by Bill Donohue [click here] offering many examples of how the anti-Christmas agenda is losing. Today he explains why:
In the 1980s, when the “War on Christmas” began, everyone knew our side was on the defensive. However, in recent years it has been evident that things are turning around. (Note: While there... [Read more...]
MARK THOMPSON GETS A PASS
Former BBC chief, and current New York Times company president, Mark Thompson, has been cleared of wrongdoing in the BBC case involving Jimmy Savile. Bill Donohue comments on the lengthy report that was issued on this subject yesterday:
It is entirely plausible that Mark Thompson had nothing to do with spiking the BBC “Newsnight” story on BBC child... [Read more...]
MANGER SCENE SCENARIOS
Many members have asked for advice on how to handle attempts to censor manger scenes from public property. Here’s some straight talk.
When a petition to erect a crèche on public property is denied, offer a substitute: ask if it would be okay to put a sign on the grounds where the nativity scene was to be placed. The sign should simply say: “We... [Read more...]
BBC CHIEF TESTIFIES BEFORE PARLIAMENT
October 23 – George Entwistle told members of Parliament today that there was no cover-up of the Jimmy Savile scandal, and that no pressure was put on “Newsnight” editor Peter Rippon to cancel a documentary on Savile last December. But not everyone is buying his account.
It is known that after working on a program to expose Savile’s exploits,... [Read more...]