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CHRISTMAS CENSORS ARE OUT IN FORCE
November 27th, 2007 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on efforts to censor Christmas: “We haven’t hit December yet and already the politically correct police are out in force trying to censor Christmas. Here’s a sample: · For 75 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ‘Hollywood Christmas Parade.’ When it refused to sponsor... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS WARS PERSIST; HIGH COURT MUST RULE
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

As this issue of Catalyst details, the annual Christmas war with secularists continued in 2006. The good news is that our side fought back with greater determination this past Christmas season than ever before. Our ad in the New York Times (see the November Catalyst), got us off to a quick start. The Christmas war impacts everyone. Battles were... [Read more...]


ANTI-CHRISTMAS FEVER ABOUNDS
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

Like most Jews, Olympic skater Sasha Cohen is not offended by Christmas carols. But that didn’t stop a government employee from trying to protect her. While Cohen was skating at a rink in Riverside, California, a high school choir started singing “God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman,” immediately sending Michelle Baldwin into orbit. She summoned... [Read more...]


SEATTLE AIRPORT CHRISTMAS DEBACLE
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

A rabbi from Seattle threatened to sue the Port of Seattle if an eight-foot menorah wasn’t erected at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) to “balance” Christmas trees there. Airport officials responded by removing the trees. Don Feder of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation and Bill Donohue issued a statement to the press.... [Read more...]


“WHY I HATE CHRISTMAS” CONTEST
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

On December 7, Bill Donohue and Don Feder, president of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation, launched a “Why I Hate Christmas” contest. Donohue explained as follows: On December 6, a Zogby Poll disclosed that 95 percent of Americans are not offended by being greeted with a “Merry Christmas” while shopping. Don Feder and I... [Read more...]


UNIV. OF COLORADO CENSORS CHRISTMAS PARTIES
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

According to a story in the Rocky Mountain News, a state audit released last year barred the University of Colorado from holding Christmas parties; the university notified all employees that a “holiday party is no longer sole justification for an allowable university event.” According to Bronson Hillard, spokesman for the university, “What... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS ON THE CAMPUS
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

At Missouri State University, the Office of Multicultural Student Services did not list Christmas as part of its December celebrations: but it did list Kwanzaa, which, unfortunately, they think is spelled Kwanza. They celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month from mid-September to mid-October; October is Gay and Lesbian Month; and Native American Heritage... [Read more...]


“BLACK CHRISTMAS” IS VINTAGE WEINSTEIN
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

It is not uncommon for theaters to host dark comedies or tear-jerkers during the most fun time of the year, namely Christmastime. Psycho-type films have also been released in December. But when it comes to blood and gore flicks, they never open on Christmas Day. Unless, of course, the men behind the movie are Harvey and Bob Weinstein. It’s not... [Read more...]


COMEDY CENTRAL’S CHRISTMAS GIFT
January 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

On Christmas Eve, Comedy Central featured “Sacrilicious Sunday,” a series of non-stop shows designed to offend Christians. It opened at midnight with “Carlos Mencia,” the standup comedian who, in 2006, did a show on the sex life of Pope John Paul II in heaven. At 1:00 a.m., “Bad Santa” was shown: the R-rated film... [Read more...]


The ADL and Christmas Recess
January 11th, 2007 | Chatterbox...

From the Los Angeles Times (1-11-07): Three newly elected school board members in southern Orange County want to rename the two-week winter vacation the “Christmas” recess… Deborah Lauter, national civil rights director for the Anti-Defamation League, said she was dismayed by the trend, which she says values Christianity above other... [Read more...]