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  • Politically Correct Season Carrols

    12/14/2013 3:43:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Self ^ | 14/12/13 | Eleutheria5
    Church and State Church and State They must separate The ACLU says they're gonna sue Oh, boy. I can hardly wait. Passing by the court In a rural southern town I see a Creche and snort Vowing to take it down, oh... Church and State Church and State They must separate The ACLU says they're gonna sue Oh, boy. I can hardly wait.
  • BAD Christmas Gifts-

    12/10/2013 9:35:40 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 23 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 December 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican...
  • THE WORST of Bad Family Christmas Pics

    12/07/2013 6:44:21 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 44 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 07 December 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    (Much) more at Reaganite Republican...
  • Christmas FAIL

    12/20/2012 9:23:36 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 4 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 20 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    More/video at Reaganite Republican...
  • (The VERY WORST of) Bad Christmas Decorations

    12/15/2012 3:57:07 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 15 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
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  • MORE Bad Family Christmas Photos

    12/13/2012 10:29:34 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 14 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 13 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
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  • 15 Worst Christmas Sweaters in the History of the Planet

    12/09/2012 9:23:12 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 20 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 December 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican (NOTE: last one maybe not SFW...but utterly hilarious) ___________________________________________ BostInno   
  • World's First King-Size Bed...

    11/28/2012 1:04:32 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 5 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 28 November 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    Thank God for that bed and the baby who slept there...
  • Merry Christmas to All

    12/23/2011 11:43:12 PM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 24 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | December 24, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    A most happy and blessed Christmas to all FReepers, everywhere... May God bless you and this great country of ours -James
  • 'It often feels like Christmas in Sweden is only about presents' (iPads for 3-year olds!?)

    12/22/2011 7:17:17 PM PST · by WesternCulture · 32 replies
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 12/19/2011 | Rebecca Ahlfeldt
    Deep down inside we all regret the fact that we have turned Christmas, originally a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, into a feast of consumption. Americans view themselves as being the worst example of this attitude and behavior. But are they? Perhaps there are nations even worse. Below, a report from an American ex-pat living in my home country, Sweden. The article; "Rampant holiday consumerism is hard to avoid, writes US-native and parent Rebecca Ahlfeldt, as she struggles to reconcile competing Swedish and American Christmas traditions in finding gifts for her children. Our family has entirely too much...
  • Live @ Santa Klaus Crash Site

    12/14/2011 9:52:56 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 9 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | December 14, 2011 | Reaganite Republican
    Said to put some serious effort into topping each previous years'  Christmas display, the property is located near the  Oak Creek Bridge in historic St Micheal's, Maryland...
  • Presbyterian church puts 100 creches, Nativities, angels on display

    12/02/2011 10:02:49 AM PST · by Cronos · 21 replies
    Pittburgh live ^ | 2 Dec 2011 | Nancy henry
    "Oh Come Let Us Adore Him," a display of more than 100 creches, Nativities and angels, is being held this weekend at the Connellsville Presbyterian Church, in conjunction with "It's A Connellsville Christmas." The hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday."We are pleased that we get so many new pieces to add each year. We like to make changes and create new arrangements each holiday. New this year, we are adding a Christmas tree to hang the many little Nativity ornaments on. It will look beautiful," said Teri Montgomery, event co-coordinator along with Nancy...
  • Dissecting the delights of the Swedish Christmas smorgasbord

    12/22/2010 6:49:16 PM PST · by WesternCulture · 41 replies
    www.thelocal.com ^ | 12/20/2010 | www.thelocal.com
    Some few generations ago, men in America as well as Europe themselves actually slaughtered live pigs, ducks, hens and calves for Christmas by their own hand. Or, at least, their local butcher did so for them. Today, even the inhabitants of India, once an extremely poor nation, buy their meat pre-packed and wrapped up in plastic at local supermarkets. Sweden is no exception to the rule, but at least we Scandinavians get in touch with our inner Viking eating habits once a year. The article from www.thelocal.se: "Does anybody actually eat pig's feet? Why do Swedes think of porridge as...
  • Baby Jesus ousted from St. George Ferry Terminal

    12/11/2010 10:20:53 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    silive.com ^ | Dec. 10, 2010
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Christ is out of Christmas at the St. George Ferry Terminal. In what Catholics see as political correctness run amok, the city Department of Transportation (DOT) has removed a Nativity scene from the terminal, with an agency spokesman saying that the display was not authorized to be there. But a menorah, marking the celebration of Hanukkah, and a Christmas tree remain on display in the terminal. Catholics said the move was a nightmare before Christmas. "We take this as a tremendous affront," said Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, a watchdog of religious and...
  • What are the Freeper Gifts that you hope Santa brings? (Can't wait for Laz's answer)

    12/02/2010 12:29:04 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 82 replies · 1+ views
    02 DEC 10 | dcbryan1
    Well, Christmas time is rapidly approaching. With all that is going on, the wife and I have decided on an Amazon.com Christmas. No more running around, no more fighting crowds,etc. Just wondering about cool, trendy, funny stuff that Freepers might have encountered to give as gifts this year. I hope Santa brings me "The Pacific" on Blu Ray, Decision Points by President Bush, Broke by Glen Beck
  • Feds Arrest Somali-Born Teen After Car-Bomb Sting at Oregon Christmas Tree Ceremony

    11/26/2010 10:39:29 PM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 149 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 11/26/2010 | http://www.foxnews.com/
    Breaking news banner only WIll put link up once its live
  • Wife of Salvation Army pastor speaks of prayer for his killer (On XMAS eve by x2 YBMs)

    12/28/2009 8:44:48 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 8 replies · 775+ views
    www.ardemgaz.com ^ | 28 DEC 09 | EVIN DEMIREL
    ‘Work is not done,’ widow says Wife of Salvation Army pastor speaks of prayer for his killer EVIN DEMIREL ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Leading a Sunday service in the building where her husband was shot and killed in a Christmas Eve robbery attempt, Salvation Army Major Cindy Wise said her mission to minister to the people in North Little Rock’s Baring Cross neighborhood has not changed. “I believe I have peace today because I know the work is not done here yet,” Wise told nearly 50 people on Sunday. Standing before the congregation in her navy blue uniform, she said she will...
  • Barking mad dog eats Xmas baubles

    12/16/2009 5:29:27 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies · 703+ views
    news.com.au.couriermail ^ | December 17, 2009 | Kelly Ryan
    CUDDLES the two-year-old labrador is recovering at home after swallowing Christmas decorations, costing her owners thousands of dollars in vet operations. A typical labrador with a big appetite, Cuddles thought all her Christmases had come at once, the Herald Sun reports. Tell us: What strange things has your dog eaten? A "scarf" made from baubles and ribbon tossed around a stuffed toy reindeer's neck looked tantalising, like festive food good enough to eat. Several days - and a budget-blowing $7000 - later, Cuddles is sore and sorry with a belly full of stitches.
  • Atheists at Christmas: Eat, drink and be wary

    12/13/2009 9:14:32 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 53 replies · 1,687+ views
    AP ^ | Dec. 9, 2009 | PATRICK CONDON
    Angie O'Neill recently moved into a new apartment complex for seniors and she's trying to make new friends. But Christmas is a tough time of year for an atheist. "All the planned activities at this time of year revolve around the church," said O'Neill, a retiree and an atheist for decades. O'Neill sought an escape this week, joining a group of her fellow nonbelievers for a weekly "Atheist Happy Hour" at a suburban Mexican restaurant. The group, Atheists for Human Rights, is active year-round but takes it up a notch this time of year with a Winter Solstice party, a...
  • EDITORIAL: The true meaning of Xmas

    11/27/2009 7:01:22 PM PST · by paltz · 44 replies · 1,235+ views
    Thanksgiving is over and Black Friday has arrived. With the Christmas season now semiofficially upon us, tradition dictates that consumers flood shopping malls and online marketplaces to buy everything in sight. At the same time, politically motivated busybodies stop at nothing to distract from, deny or delete any references to that Jesus guy who may or may not have inspired the holiday known as Xmas. The "X" stands for we can't remember what. Every year, chain stores, schools, local town councils, advertisers and others needlessly put themselves in the middle of the Christmas censorship debate in an effort to appease...