Posts Tagged ‘merry christmas’

This Just In: The Mayans Also Predicted…

December 22, 2012

…that Mitt Romney would win the 2012 election.

Well, the world is still here and Romney is gone.

Happy holidays everyone!


War on Christmas!

December 6, 2011

So it is that time of year again – the nutjobs start to remind us that there is a war on… a war against Christmas!

Since I was late to the party on the class war (hell, just about everyone was – the class war against the 99% has been going on for DECADES and only now are we beginning to ask that those who benefit disproportionately from the society in which they live return to supporting that society), I figured I would jump in late on this one too.

Here is the premise:  anti-Christian liberals are trying to eradicate Christmas by saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”.

Yes, that does sound ridiculous.

Here is the thing.  A lot of cultures and religions have winter celebrations.  (In fact, Christmas is actually a hijacking of a pagan winter holiday, and religious scholars generally concur that Jesus could not have been born December if the other facts in the Bible about his birth are correct).  So when you hear someone cheerfully wish you “Happy holidays!”, consider the possibilities: (more…)

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