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Hating Christmas: The Left's 10 Most Stupid Attacks on Christmas
David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ^ | December 25, 2010 | Chris Queen

Posted on 12/25/2010 11:46:59 AM PST by HorowitzianConservative

Without a doubt, Christmas is one of the most special times of the year, if not the most special. Time with family and friends, parties, great food, movies and TV specials, and giving and receiving gifts all, in one way or another, add to the joyous celebration and festive spirit of the season. And, of course, it’s the time when billions of Christians around the world celebrate the birth of their Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

A recent survey showed that 91% of Americans celebrate Christmas, regardless of their religious beliefs. Here’s how that survey breaks down:

A new study by LifeWay Research reveals that nine in 10 Americans (91 percent) personally celebrate Christmas, and those aren’t all self-identified Christians. A majority of agnostics or those claiming no preference (89 percent), individuals claiming other religions (62 percent), and even atheists (55 percent) celebrate Christmas along with 97 percent of Christians.

Yet, strangely enough, Christmas, which has been celebrated in one way or another since the 4th century, has been under increased attack in recent years. We see it most obviously in the statements of “Happy Holidays” and “Seasons Greetings” that have replaced “Merry Christmas” just about everywhere we go. Ad agencies and marketing professionals use the word “holiday” in place of “Christmas”, creating awkwardly written commercials that deny the obvious celebration that is right under all our noses.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bigotry; christmas; theleft
When you really examine it like this the Left's war on Christmas seems even more pathetic.
1 posted on 12/25/2010 11:47:02 AM PST by HorowitzianConservative
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To: HorowitzianConservative

The commercials during football are so pathetic I mute them. The word “holiday” is repeated endlessly. “Holiday list, gift...etc.” It is terrible.

This year people at my workplace seemed almost afraid or conditioned not to say the C word. Like every other aspect of leftist brainwashing, they have been successful beyond belief.


2 posted on 12/25/2010 12:02:39 PM PST by Luke21
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To: HorowitzianConservative
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3 posted on 12/25/2010 12:04:15 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: HorowitzianConservative
Hating Christmas: The Left's 10 Most Stupid Attacks on Christmas is a form of

Religious persecution

and is a violation of the First Amendment

by publicly renaming another religion`s religious holy day,

[a legal USA holiday by Act of Congress] into another secular name

in order to erase ANY public outward sign of the religion as a Free Speech Right also under the First Amendment.

4 posted on 12/25/2010 12:05:53 PM PST by bunkerhill7
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To: HorowitzianConservative
A recent survey showed that 91% of Americans celebrate Christmas, regardless of their religious beliefs.

Americans (most people as well) will celebrate anything that gives them a day off with pay!!!

5 posted on 12/25/2010 12:07:58 PM PST by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: Luke21

“The commercials during football are so pathetic I mute them. The word “holiday” is repeated endlessly. “Holiday list, gift...etc.” It is terrible.”

It is pathetic. Except for lefties watching their alma maters play so they can regale with each other the time they busted up the conservative bake sale on the quad, they have no inclination to watch professional football.

Which of course leads me to the next question. Why advertise for lefty products, like the green cars?


6 posted on 12/25/2010 12:15:12 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz
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To: varon
Americans (most people as well) will celebrate anything that gives them a day off with pay!!!

I'm not so sure about the term "celebrate"; I get Columbus Day off with pay, and while I have nothing against the man I don't spend the day at a Columbus Day parade...I just enjoy having a paid holiday.

7 posted on 12/25/2010 12:17:39 PM PST by Abin Sur
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To: EQAndyBuzz
...they have no inclination to watch professional football.

In my experience, lefties are no less likely to watch pro football than those right of center.

8 posted on 12/25/2010 12:19:48 PM PST by Abin Sur
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To: Abin Sur; varon
I'm not so sure about the term "celebrate"; I get Columbus Day off with pay, and while I have nothing against the man I don't spend the day at a Columbus Day parade...I just enjoy having a paid holiday.

I wish we would get "Ground Hog Day" off. Preparing the traditional Ground Hog meal is very time consuming.

Every year I make sure I get the largest Ground Hog I can find. A week of eating cold Ground Hog sandwiches is the best part of the holiday!

9 posted on 12/25/2010 12:22:58 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: HorowitzianConservative

The Left hates everything that is good.


10 posted on 12/25/2010 12:26:15 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Americanism vs Communism)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

2000+ years later, Christ still reigns.


11 posted on 12/25/2010 12:34:37 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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The article closes with this from the author's brother in law:
To my friends on the Left: Please accept with no obligation, implied or explicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral celebration of the winter solstice holiday, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasion and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all. I also wish you a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling and medically uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2011 but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great. Not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country nor the only nation in the Western Hemisphere. Also, this wish is made without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith or sexual preference of the wishee.
To my friends on the Right: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
I second the motion.
12 posted on 12/25/2010 12:37:11 PM PST by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: Luke21
The commercials during football are so pathetic I mute them. The word “holiday” is repeated endlessly. “Holiday list, gift...etc.” It is terrible.

I'm the same way about overused, cutesy little rhymes- 'Dads and grads', for example. Get on my nerves like that and I'll make a point of remembering where not to shop.

13 posted on 12/25/2010 12:40:14 PM PST by Riley (The Fourth Estate is the Fifth Column.)
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To: Grizzled Bear

LOL!!!


14 posted on 12/25/2010 12:46:49 PM PST by Ellendra (Profanity is the mark of a conversational cripple.)
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To: Grizzled Bear

Do you mean sausage or something else?


15 posted on 12/25/2010 12:47:05 PM PST by scrabblehack
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To: Grizzled Bear

Do you mean sausage or something else?


16 posted on 12/25/2010 12:47:05 PM PST by scrabblehack
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To: HorowitzianConservative
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17 posted on 12/25/2010 1:01:30 PM PST by TrueKnightGalahad
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Right and what husband/wife/father is going to just go out and buy them a car as a surprise? Surprise yeah! There went the family budget without sitting down and talking about whether they could afford one or not.


18 posted on 12/25/2010 1:28:44 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Lawyer And A Painter Can Change Black To White)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Christmas is atheists busiest time of the year.

Merry Christmas


19 posted on 12/25/2010 2:13:32 PM PST by bray (Sarah Palin will destroy the Repub Party, hopefully!)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

It’s too bad leftists and jihadis can’t or won’t enjoy this time of the year with their families. Watching the kids open presents is really the best part! Above all, Christmas is a tradition that it renewed every year. It brings families and friends together.


20 posted on 12/25/2010 3:42:11 PM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Liberalism is against human nature. Practicing liberalism is detrimental to your mental stability.)
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To: Luke21

The Food 4 Less here in L.A. advertises Merry Christmas/Feliz Navidad. At least it’s in English.


21 posted on 12/25/2010 4:04:35 PM PST by max americana
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To: HorowitzianConservative

Think about this..

I’m in various WEB forums which has a good mix of foreigners and they greet everyone MERRY CHRISTMAS, from Japan to Europe. They have never heard of Happy Holidays and MOST of them think it “doesnt sound right”.


22 posted on 12/25/2010 4:06:10 PM PST by max americana
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To: HorowitzianConservative
It's not suicide.

It's mohamicide.

23 posted on 12/25/2010 5:17:49 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:31 Behold, I am against you, O you most proud, said the Lord God of hosts.)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

I don’t care what they think. Not at all. I’m a happy person and everyone I’ve met I extend to them a Merry Christmas! They should be able to celebrate the holiday. Those who hate it should stay home and shut up instead of ruining it for the rest of us. We’ll keep to our traditions like bitter clingers no matter what the Left does to uproot them.


24 posted on 12/25/2010 7:32:20 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: HorowitzianConservative

To paraphrase the South Park guys, for some people it isn’t enough to just be an atheist - you also have to be a d*ck about it.


25 posted on 12/26/2010 12:03:13 AM PST by Slings and Arrows
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