Annual War on Christmas Begun by Trying to Avoid It

Last year at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Rabbi Elazar Bogomilsky wanted to see an 8-foot-tall menorah on display. The airport already had giant Christmas trees in place. Madness ensued. To avoid that situation, airport personnel are done with all things Christmas-y: “We’re featuring peace and harmony,” said Mike Feldman, deputy managing director of the airport. “We’re [Read More...]

Virginia, You’re Delusional

How a “New Atheist” might edit the response to Virginia O’Hanlon given by New York Sun editor Francis P. Church in 1897. (Let’s face it, would any of you be surprised to see this?) We take pleasure in answering thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful [Read More...]

O’Leilly

A couple nights ago, Lori Lipman Brown of the Secular Coalition for America appeared on The O’Reilly Factor. While the full clip is not yet available, Media Matters did happen to get a part of it. Which part? The part where Bill O’Reilly is caught in a blatant lie. Read the report and see the [Read More...]

The War… No, not that one

Lori Lipman Brown, lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America, will be on Fox News Channel’s The O’Reilly Factor tonight, presumably to talk about the “War on Christmas.” The show airs 8:00 pm EST. [tags]Lori Lipman Brown, Secular Coalition for America, Fox News Channel, The O’Reilly Factor, War on Christmas, atheist, atheism, Christian[/tags] [Read more...]

Atheist Christmas

Tomorrow’s New York Times will have an article about atheists celebrating Christmas. It’s titled “The Grinch Delusion: An Atheist Can Believe in Christmas”… (Thanks, NYT, for spreading the pleasant holiday cheer.) So how do notable atheists spend Christmas? Sam Harris: With all this high-profile atheism in mind, it might come as something of a surprise [Read More...]


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