April 19, 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 […]

The Santa Monica Nativity Scene Case: Why We Lost

As TV networks began to call the race for President Obama in the 2012 general election earlier this month, Karl Rove fumbled with his white board insisting the race wasn’t over and that the votes from vital Ohio counties had not yet been fully tallied. A glimmer of hope that Mitt Romney could snatch victory […]

Yes, Virginia, Obama Is Santa Claus

In September of 1897, an eight-year-old girl wrote a letter to the editor of the New York Sun.  The girl wanted to know if there was a Santa Claus.  The letter and the editorial response from Francis Pharcellus Church have become a Christmas tradition.  Both are reprinted in the endnote below[i]. American Thinker has received […]

Santa is Drugging Girls in Germany

Via AP: BERLIN — A man dressed as Santa drugged a 15-year-old girl at a Berlin Christmas market over the weekend — the latest such attack that has seen holiday revelers left either sickened or unconscious, police said Monday. At about 10 p.m. Saturday the suspect approached the girl and her friend at Berlin’s downtown […]