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  • Christmas Day: Date revealed by Levite calendar & celebrated through the ages!

    12/24/2019 6:53:48 PM PST · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    American Minute ^ | December 25, 2019 | Bill Federer
    Christianity is the largest religion in the world, approximately a third of the world's population, according to Pew Research Center (2015). Christmas Day could possibly be considered the most celebrated religious holiday on the planet. The date of Christmas on December 25 has been studied for centuries. Some think that since it was in the winter, shepherds would not have been in the field with their flocks, but this argument loses credibility when one considers the moderate climate of Bethlehem in December, with an average daily temperature of around 50 degrees, similar to Florida or Texas. Some think December 25...
  • God is Pro-Life: He Entered the World as an Embryo, Then a Fetus, Then a Newborn Baby

    12/24/2019 4:18:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | Christmas Eve 2019 | Dave Andrusko
    As I write this post, it is Christmas Eve. This is important because whether times be good for our cause or tougher for those who defend the little ones, many of us in the Movement are sustained through good times and bad by the assurance we are doing what He has appointed us to do. Paul Stark once wrote a brief but poignantly tender and observant story about “Three things Christmas tells us about human life and dignity,” including this paragraph. Christmas tells us The weak and vulnerable matter just as much as the strong and independent. God himself chose...
  • How the Creator of 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' Got the Gospel Past CBS Executives

    12/24/2019 8:40:34 AM PST · by powermill · 18 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 24, 2019 11:30 AM EST | By Scott Whitlock
    Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. While many love the iconic Vince Guaraldi score, the humor and the animation, one part of the special has always stood out and made it unique: Linus’s recitation of the Gospel of Luke. Explaining the true meaning of Christmas in a network television special broadcast to millions was a controversial move, even 54 years ago. In 2015, a retrospective on A Charlie Brown Christmas. Michael Cavna explained Peanuts creator Charles Schulz’s mission in making the special: Charles Schulz insisted on one...
  • In Hoc Anno Domini

    12/24/2019 8:31:29 AM PST · by zeugma · 1 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/24/1949 | Vermont Royster
    When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known world lay in bondage. There was one state, and it was Rome. There was one master for it all, and he was Tiberius Caesar. Everywhere there was civil order, for the arm of the Roman law was long. Everywhere there was stability, in government and in society, for the centurions saw that it was so. But everywhere there was something else, too. There was oppression -- for those who were not the friends of Tiberius Caesar. There was the tax gatherer to take the...

    12/23/2019 10:58:37 PM PST · by Morgana · 42 replies
    NORAD Santa ^ | Christmas Eve 2019 | NORAD
    NORAD SANTA TRACKER LIVE STREAM Merry Christmas Freepers
  • Why Robocallers and Scammers Love Gift Cards

    12/23/2019 9:28:50 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 37 replies
    Wall St Journal ^ | December 22, 2019 | Sarah Krouse
    Holly Kay bought eight $1,000 Macy’s gift cards at a California mall because a scammer told her to on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Forty minutes later, she bought $13,000 more in gift cards at that store. The ease with which Ms. Kay was able to complete those purchases underscores the growing popularity of gift cards among scammers seeking quick, hard-to-trace ways to take money from their victims. Buying multiple gift cards is often easier than initiating a wire transfer, because the cards are easily purchased and the numbers can be sent instantly by phone or text message to a fraudster...
  • Texas resident grabs his shotgun and shoots, kills 3 home invaders

    12/23/2019 5:41:07 PM PST · by lowbridge · 72 replies
    abc ^ | December 23, 2019 | Emily Shapiro
    A Texas resident grabbed his shotgun and shot and killed three men when they allegedly broke into his home, authorities said. Early Monday morning, one of the two residents of a trailer home in Channelview -- about 20 miles east of Houston -- heard a "commotion" outside, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. He then saw several men in dark clothing -- possibly one armed -- force their way inside, the sheriff said at a news conference. That resident ran to hide, while his roommate, armed with a shotgun, exchanged gunfire with the suspects, Gonzalez said. The armed resident...
  • Pelosi Coup Update [Weekly Update]

    12/20/2019 3:39:06 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 20, 2019 | Tom Fitton
    It’s Not an Impeachment — It’s a Coup Judicial Watch Sues Rep. Schiff for Phone Subpoenas Targeting Trump Judicial Watch Back in Court on Clinton Emails and Benghazi Merry Christmas! It’s Not an Impeachment — It’s a Coup There has been nothing in American history that compares to the coup attack against President Trump. It has been nothing but a wild abuse of the Constitution. Frankly, the word impeachment should be replaced with the word coup, because the president was illicitly targeted for removal from office for doing his job in asking questions about Ukraine corruption and its ties...
  • Man punches Walmart holiday shopper for 'taking too long' in checkout line, police say

    12/09/2019 9:45:48 PM PST · by lowbridge · 93 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 9, 2019 | Michael Bartiromo
    Police say Henry Harvey and his wife were waiting in line at the retailer around 7:15 p.m., when Harvey “became angry over the customers in front of them taking too long to check out at the register," per a news release. Harvey and another customer then got into a verbal argument, which turned physical when Harvey punched the victim in the head. The victim was not seriously injured, police say. Harvey then left the Walmart and went home, where police apprehended the 69-year-old and placed him under arrest. He was charged with battery.
  • Trump: I hope everyone, even the Fake News Media, is having a great Christmas!

    12/25/2018 7:38:32 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 14 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 25, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    I hope everyone, even the Fake News Media, is having a great Christmas! Our Country is doing very well. We are securing our Borders, making great new Trade Deals, and bringing our Troops Back Home. We are finally putting America First. MERRY CHRISTMAS! #MAGA
  • Trump Tweet: Merry Christmas!

    12/25/2018 6:40:34 AM PST · by McGruff · 52 replies
    Twitter ^ | President Donald Trump
    Merry Christmas! 7:59 AM - 25 Dec 2018
  • Merry Christmas, everyone!

    12/24/2018 10:39:20 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 165 replies
    December 25, 2018 | by Jim Robinson
    Merry Christmas to all FReepers, Lurkers, friends, family, patriots and all. Special prayers for those away from home and family or otherwise alone tonight. Jesus loves us all and is always there. Place your trust in God and keep the faith. God bless.
  • Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

    12/24/2018 5:06:24 PM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Dmi 1up ^ | Published on Nov 29, 2018 | Rankin/Bass
    Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
  • O Holy Night (Hear the Gospel Story)

    12/24/2018 8:50:22 AM PST · by OddLane · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/13/16 | Sovereign Grace Music
    O holy night, the stars are brightly shining, It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth. Long lay the world in sin and error pining, Till He appeared and the soul felt its worth...
  • Just Say "Merry Christmas" by PragerU

    11/26/2018 1:31:15 PM PST · by tbw2 · 20 replies
    PragerU ^ | Nov 28, 2016 | PragerU
    Dennis Prager's defense of saying "Merry Christmas"
  • NORAD to still track Santa despite government shutdown

    12/23/2018 4:10:35 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 29 replies ^ | Dec. 22, 2018 | Staff
    Quick news video verifying NORAD to still track Santa despite government shutdown.
  • Weekly Update: Merry Christmas!

    12/22/2018 8:50:42 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | December 22, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas! Every week in this newsletter we update you on our activities in Washington and around the country. There’s another word for this information – tidings, which means news. It’s a term usually trotted out only at Christmas time. And then it takes on lustrous connotations. In the English carol, “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” we find these lyrics: We wish you a merry Christmas And a happy New Year. Good tidings we bring To you and your kin; The word appears in another English carol, “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen.” God rest you merry,...
  • Trump gifts federal employees with a day off on Christmas Eve

    12/19/2018 2:00:59 PM PST · by SMGFan · 28 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 19, 2018
    President Donald Trump is gifting federal employees with a day off on Christmas Eve this year. On Tuesday, the President signed an executive order excusing government employees from work on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. The executive order declared that "All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Monday, December 24, 2018, the day before Christmas Day." The President signed the order amid uncertainty of a possible partial government shutdown if a funding bill doesn't get approved by Friday. Christmas is always a holiday for the federal government but presidents...
  • Trump Just Gave a New Gift to Federal Employees

    12/19/2018 5:38:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 106 replies ^ | December 18, 2018 | Leah Barkoukis
    President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that gives federal employees the day off on Christmas Eve.“All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Monday, December 24, 2018, the day before Christmas Day,” the order says. Certain offices may need to be open, however, to carry out responsibilities related to "national security, defense, or other public need," according to the order. “The heads of executive departments and agencies may determine that certain offices and installations of their organizations, or parts thereof, must remain open and that certain employees must report...
  • Santa letters from kids. . . (Vanity)

    12/13/2018 6:29:37 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 9 replies
    Vanity post of Santa Letter | December 2018 | Swordmaker
    I thought it might be nice to share the Christmas wishes of small children this Christmas Holiday. If you care to partake this thread is for such heartwarming sharing of the letters and stories from Freepers’ children and grandchildren or others they may have heard about.