The ‘War on Christmas’ and Conservative Political Correctness

A new poll just came out about American attitudes about being told Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. I'm not the least bit surprised that it turns out that liberals and non-believers are almost never offended by Merry Christmas, but right-wing Christians are far more often offended by Happy Holidays. … [Read more...]

WND: War on Christmas Has a Body Count!

I do so love the Worldnetdaily. They're so desperate to support the inane "war on Christmas" narrative that they're now claiming that people are being assaulted and shot because they were in the Christmas spirit. In the real world, the stories show nothing of the sort. … [Read more...]

Obama Proves O’Reilly Right. The War on Christmas is Over.

Bill O'Reilly and Corey Lewandowski both recently declared victory in the War on Christmas now that Trump is president. At last, they both said, people can say Merry Christmas again, something forbidden by liberal Muslims like Obama (along with Bible reading and prayer, of course). … [Read more...]

O’Reilly Declares Victory in War that Never Existed

5-star General Bill O'Reilly of the Wingnut Army of Invented Persecution, says that the good guys have won the War on Christmas. Because of his efforts, "Merry Christmas became a common greeting once again." So at ease, soldiers. Have some eggnog. Hemant has the transcript: … [Read more...]

Liberty Counsel: Ministers Will Soon Be Beaten for Celebrating Christmas

The volcano of faux religious freedom and demagoguery that is Liberty Counsel continues to erupt massive quantities of unjustified fear over the entirely non-existent War on Christmas. Their communications director says that soon pastors will be beaten for celebrating Christmas. … [Read more...]

No, Trump Did Not Save ‘Merry Christmas’

With all the ridiculous claims from Donald Trump during the campaign that he would make everyone say Merry Christmas rather than happy holidays, and now Corey Lewandowski saying that he's already succeeded at that, it's important to point out that America never stopped saying Merry Christmas at all. … [Read more...]

Lewandowski: Trump Ended the War on Christmas

Corey Lewandowski, Trump's former campaign manager who would be out of his depth in a pothole mudpuddle, told Sean Hannity that the mere election of Donald Trump has ended the War on Christmas and made it okay to say the word "Christmas" again. As if it weren't said a billion times a day in this country. … [Read more...]

Roanoke Tries to Eliminate Confederate Flags at Christmas Parade

The city of Roanoke, Virginia took steps this year to ensure that a group of armed people waving confederate flags on a float don't get to be there. One float last year was from the Sons of Confederate Veterans, seeking to capture the Christmas spirit with a symbol of white supremacy and slavery. … [Read more...]

Wingnuts Can’t Figure Out Who’s Naughty and Nice

Every year the American Family Association and Liberty Counsel release "naughty and nice" lists of companies that are either anti-Christmas or pro-Christmas. There's just one little problem: They never seem to be able to agree on which companies should be on which list. … [Read more...]

The War on Christmas Starts Earlier Every Year

Halloween is barely over and the American Family Association is already putting up the War on Christmas decorations and playing the War on Christmas carols. Oh, and begging people for money so they can stop this completely non-existent battle. … [Read more...]

Ingraham’s Curious Double Standard on Civil Rights

Laura Ingraham is upset about Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams and others who have canceled concerts to protest anti-LGBT laws passed in North Carolina and Mississippi. She "thinks" that such actions undermine the "real" civil rights struggles -- you know, the ones she also doesn't support. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Son Pushes Christmas Nonsense

Of all the weird things about Donald Trump's presidential campaign, his virtual obsession with talking about the mythical war on Christmas is right at the top. He seems to think that this is the key that will unlock the Christian right vote for him, to talk about how much he just loves Christmas. Now his son is doing it on his behalf: … [Read more...]