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  • Joy Reid Touts Gay Black Santa

    12/23/2017 10:07:43 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    FinkelBlog ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    On her MSNBC show today, Joy Reid touted a book authored by a writer for Stephen Colbert’s show that depicts Santa as being black and gay, with a white husband. In a revealing moment, Reid said: “the reality is, as crazy as I am, if I can find a husband, Santa can too.” Beyond the gender-bending, Reid also had a purely political message for kids. Apparently, there’s been some controversy over the Black Santa emoji, which some see as appearing sad. Explained Reid: Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Mad Friday mayhem as drinkers collapse in the street, Santas party and cops attacked

    12/23/2017 12:09:59 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 30 replies
    The Sun ^ | December 23, 2017 | Aletha Adu
    A POLICE officer has been left covered in blood with a sickening wound on his head after being attacked during the Mad Friday mayhem that descended upon the UK. Partygoers across the country hit bars, pubs and nightclubs celebrating the end of the final working Friday before Christmas but for some officers there was nothing to smile about.
  • New Children's Book Features Gay Santa Claus

    12/19/2017 6:08:03 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 73 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 12/18/2017 | Truth Revolt
    Just in time for Christmas! Santa's Husband, introduces us Santa's husband Dave.
  • Santa Is a Gay Man in an Interracial Relationship in This New Picture Book

    03/31/2017 6:59:12 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 33 replies
    Time ^ | 3-28-2017 | Melissa Chan
    The book, Santa’s Husband, goes on sale Oct. 10 and tells the story of a black Santa Claus and his white husband who both live in the North Pole. Santa’s spouse frequently fills in for his husband at malls, according to a description of the book Harper Design provided to TIME.
  • SANTA is Gay

    A new picture book will depict Santa as a gay man in an interracial relationship, publisher Harper Design confirmed Tuesday. The book, Santa’s Husband, goes on sale Oct. 10 and tells the story of a black Santa Claus and his white husband who both live in the North Pole. Santa’s spouse frequently fills in for his husband at malls, according to a description of the book Harper Design provided to TIME.
  • Viral Story Of Boy Who Died In Santa’s Arms Begins To Unravel

    12/15/2016 2:49:35 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 65 replies
    CBS & CNN ^ | December 14 | Emanuella Grinberg and Tom Kludt
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS/CNN) — It was a story many wanted to believe: A terminally ill child gets his last wish to see Santa and dies in his arms. But the Tennessee newspaper that ran it first now says it can no longer stand by the account and now there’s conflicting reports as to whether this happened. The Knoxville News Sentinel story quickly went viral after it was published Sunday. USA Today republished the column, which was written by News Sentinel columnist Sam Venable. A host of national news outlets gave it additional coverage, including CNN, who spoke to Santa actor Eric...
  • “BAD SANTA 2” IS A CULTURAL MARKER

    11/24/2016 12:19:17 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 32 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | 11/24/2016 | Bill Donohue
    It’s a hard call which is worse: “Bad Santa 2” or its juvenile fans. By any measure, the movie, and its reception in many quarters, is proof positive that American culture is witnessing a race to the bottom. When the first “Bad Santa” was released in 2003, I described Santa as a “chain-smoking, drunken, foul-mouthed, suicidal, sexual predator. He is shown soiling himself in Santa’s chair, vomiting in alleys, having sex with a woman bartender in a car, and performing anal sex on a huge woman in a dressing room.” Nick Schager, writing for The Playlist, notes the “narrative purposelessness”...
  • Santa at Sanford mall replaced for saying Hillary Clinton on naughty list

    11/18/2016 1:11:49 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 31 replies
    Click Orlando ^ | 11-17-16 | Erik Sandoval
    SANFORD, Fla. - A Santa Claus at Seminole Towne Center in Sanford has been removed from his duties after an Oviedo woman claimed that he told her child Hillary Clinton was on his naughty list. The mother told Towne Center management the incident happened Tuesday night when she brought two of her children to see Santa. She said when her 10-year-old daughter told him what she wanted for Christmas, he told her she was on his nice list. She said he then asked her, "Do you know who is on my naughty list? Hillary Clinton." The girl said he then...
  • Suspected Burglar Stuck in Chimney Dies After Homeowner Starts Fire in Fireplace

    11/30/2015 2:51:53 PM PST · by Cowman · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Nov. 29, 2015 6:00pm | Dave Urbanski
    FRESNO, Calif. (TheBlaze/AP) — Authorities say a suspected burglar has died after getting stuck in a chimney in central California. It seems the man climbed into the chimney sometime Friday night while the owner of the home in the rural town of Huron was away — and then the man became stuck, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office told Reuters. The homeowner heard someone yell inside the chimney after lighting a fire in his fireplace Saturday afternoon and alerted authorities, Lt. Brandon Pursell said. The homeowner tried to put out the fire as his house began to fill with smoke, Pursell...
  • Man dressed as Santa guns down two men after argument at Detroit gas station

    12/21/2014 6:40:10 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 36 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 21 December 2014 | Mail Online Reporter
    A man dressed as Santa is in custody after shooting two people early Sunday morning at a Detroit gas station. The unidentified victims - both 29-year-old men - were reportedly recovering after the shooting. Officers said the gunman reportedly felt threatened after an argument between himself and the two men at the Speedway on East Jefferson Ave. and I-375.
  • Self-important Santa gives lectures to kids who ask for toy or real guns

    12/22/2012 10:15:19 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 21, 2012 | Mary Katherine Ham
    I can’t wait to see a friendly WaPo write-up on a Santa who lectures little girls who want Tonka trucks and Transformers about how they can only have toys that adhere to traditional gender roles. Political Santas who frown upon your toy choices are great! Every year, the children ask Santa for dolls, cars, games and puppies. They also ask for guns. Nerf guns, pistols, air rifles, shotguns. Even assault weapons. And that breaks this 82-year-old Santa’s heart, especially this year… “You might get a gun from your father or your mother or grandfather, but you won’t get one from...
  • Santa wanted over death of Israeli Christian leader

    01/16/2012 3:49:09 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 1 replies
    A lay leader of Israel's Christian minority was stabbed to death during an Orthodox Christmas procession by a person dressed as Santa Claus, his church said. Six Israeli Arabs have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in Friday's murder of Gabi Kadees in Jaffa, a predominantly Arab port district of Tel Aviv. Mr Kadees was stabbed in the back during a parade marking Jesus's birth according to the Eastern church calender, Israeli media said. Last month, Mr Kadees won a third term as the lay leader of the Greek Orthodox community in the town in an election Israeli media says...
  • Grapevine massacre victim sought divorce from gunman (Gunman ID'd)

    12/26/2011 10:57:05 PM PST · by CaptainK · 47 replies
    http://www.12newsnow.com ^ | 12/27/11 | ABC affiliate WFAA
    Grapevine massacre victim sought divorce from gunman from ABC affiliate WFAA GRAPEVINE — We're learning more about the Christmas Day massacre in Grapevine that left seven people dead. Police Monday revealed that the gunman was dressed in a Santa Claus outfit and waited until the presents were opened to kill the victims and then himself. Neighbors confirmed to News 8 the identities of at least four of the victims in the tragedy. Grapevine police say it was an apparent murder-suicide that took place right after a Christmas celebration, and say the shooter was wearing a Santa suit when he got...
  • Gunman dressed as Santa fatally shoots 7 people in Texas home

    Grapevine police investigate the scene where they found seven people dead outside Dallas in Grapevine, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. Four women and three men who police believe to be related were found apparently shot to death, and authorities said they believe the shooter is among the dead. Six members of a Texas family apparently opened Christmas presents just before a relative dressed as Santa Claus showed up, opened fire and killed them before killing himself, police said Monday. Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert Eberling said the shooter showed up in the Santa outfit shortly before gunfire erupted and was...
  • Drunken Santas Terrorized Lower Manhattan During SantaCon, Locals Say

    12/21/2011 2:56:03 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies
    DNAinfo ^ | 12/21/11 | Julie Shapiro
    SOUTH STREET SEAPORT — Thousands of drunken Santas terrorized Lower Manhattan when they flooded into the neighborhood for SantaCon earlier this month, openly flouting public drinking and urination laws, locals say. Angry residents attended Community Board 1's Monday night meeting to complain about the latest incarnation of the annual pub crawl, whose participants have been allowed to grow more rowdy every year, they say. "There was public urination, people vomiting all over the place, open containers and no police," said John Fratta, chairman of the Seaport/Civic Center Committee which plans to send an angry missive to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Police...
  • Santa Busted Again For Use of Illegal Workers

    12/24/2009 10:13:47 AM PST · by catnipman · 8 replies · 434+ views
    The Santa Times ^ | 12/24/09 | AP Staff Writers
    ***NEWS FLASH *** North Pole (AP) - 12/24/09 - In a surprise move today, the Justice Department handed down indictments against Santa Claus (AKA Kris Kringle, Per Noel, Saint Nick) for allegedly employing undocumented guest workers at his North Pole toy factory.  Originally alerted by an anonymous tipster known only as “The Grinch”, the Justice Department alleges that Claus operates a large toy manufacturing “sweat shop”, solely utilizing an illegal labor force. According to the government’s press release, this is “the largest such operation ever detected”. Off the record, one official said, "This operation is completely unprecedented in size,...
  • Border Agent Ramos family had their Christmas presents stolen

    12/24/2009 5:30:19 AM PST · by Ladycalif · 37 replies · 1,661+ views
    El Paso Times ^ | 12/24/2009
    While en route to El Paso they stopped to sleep at a a quinta and when the awoke this morning all the gifts were stolen.
  • Christmas Display Showing Jesus Murdering Santa Under Fire in California

    12/18/2009 8:57:22 AM PST · by Sopater · 32 replies · 2,070+ views
    Fox News ^ | Friday, December 18, 2009
    A California neighborhood reportedly is up in arms after a resident decorated his lawn with a depiction of Jesus shooting Santa Claus. The controversial Christmas display shows Jesus pointing a double-barrel shotgun at Santa's dead body as Rudolph lays sprawled across the hood of a pickup truck nearby, WNCT reported.
  • Doctor: Santa's a bad influence

    12/17/2009 5:43:55 PM PST · by TaxPayer2000 · 10 replies · 358+ views
    tvnz.co.nz ^ | 12-17-09 | AAP
    Santa Claus has been accused of acting in ways that could "damage millions of lives". As the man in red zooms around the planet delivering gifts, he is an unwitting promoter of obesity, unhealthy products, disease and even drink driving, according to an Australian academic. "Other dangerous activities that Santa could be accused of promoting include speeding, disregard for road rules and extreme sports such as roof surfing and chimney jumping," says Dr Nathan Grills, public health fellow at Monash University's Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine. "Despite the risks of high speed air travel, Santa is never depicted wearing...
  • Gay Activist Fundraiser Sexualizes Santa Claus

    12/11/2009 5:38:05 AM PST · by GonzoII · 7 replies · 608+ views
    citizenlink.org ^ | Dec 10 2009 | Candi Cushman
    GLSEN, which claims that it wants to protect kids, has chosen to use a fundraising tool that perverts the innocence of Christmas and sexualizes the longtime, child-revered icon of Santa Claus. Yet more evidence revealing the dark side of GLSEN – the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network – has surfaced. (GLSEN was founded by President Obama’s “safe schools czar,” Kevin Jennings.) At issue this time is a GLSEN fundraiser featuring a theatrical play called Santa Claus is Coming Out! GLSEN’s fundraiser invitation says the play depicts “Santa in his heartfelt struggle to reconcile his romantic relationship with Italian toy...