June 25, 2019

War on Christmas Just Got Real: NORAD Adds Fighter Escort for Santa

A North American Aerospace Defense Command website showing Santa Claus delivering presents while flanked by fighter jets has some child advocates raising concerns about Saint Nick’s new travel companions.   NORAD Tracks Santa, operated by the joint U.S.-Canada command, has provided children with information about Santa’s whereabouts since 1955. In recent years, Santa updates have […]

Two Christmas Gifts: Hope and Love

This is not the most joyful of Christmases. The tragedy of the Newtown massacre is fresh on our minds. The crumbling of the Administration’s misbegotten Middle East and North African policies grows increasingly obvious and presents nothing but frightening scenarios. The country’s dive off the fiscal cliff occasioned by decades of growing entitlements  and fiscal […]

Lamb born on Christmas Eve at Ohio nativity scene

CINCINNATI (AP) — A lamb has been born unto a Cincinnati nativity display. The Krohn Conservatory says that a night watchman oversaw the Christmas Eve delivery for a sheep that was part of the live-animal display. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/vYkP2y ) that conservatory officials say the birthing went well and the mother and lamb […]

Christmas Day Massacre in Nigeria

Via Associated Press: At a Nigerian Catholic church where a terror attack killed 35 people on Christmas, women tried to clean the sanctuary ahead of Mass on Monday while one man wept uncontrollably amid the debris. Outside St. Theresa Catholic Church, crowds gathered among the burned-out cars in the dirt parking lot, angry over the […]

No Christmas Celebrations in Baghdad

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Doug Bandow on 12.24.11 @ 9:44AM One of the tragic outcomes of the Iraq war has been the destruction of the historic Christian community.  Saddam was evil, but had no interest in persecuting Christians.  Indeed, a Christian woman was far better off living in Iraq than in […]

‘Frosty the Snowman’ Arrested at Christmas Parade

Via AP: Who says “Frosty the Snowman” has to be jolly? A man in a “Frosty the Snowman” costume was arrested Saturday during the annual Christmas parade in Chestertown, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. He’s accused of scuffling with police and kicking at a police dog. Sgt. John A. Dolgos tells The Star Democrat of Easton […]