Santa smear

by Joel Miller -- It's customarily said that Christmas is done "for the kids." Considering how awful Christmas is and how little our society likes children, this must be true.– P.J. O'Rourke more…

A cyber gift

by Geoff Metcalf -- I didn't write this. I wish I could attribute it to whomever did. It may not even be true. It may well be one of those ubiquitous urban more…

The real Santa Claus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The year was A.D. 280, just 22 years prior to the last Roman persecution of Christians. A son was born to a wealthy, elderly couple living in Asia more…

Coal in her stocking

by Barbara Simpson -- Christmas came a bit early in Philadelphia – and the Santa in this case, wasn't wearing a red suit. The color scheme in this perversion of Christmas is more…

Deadly drug-war chickens

by Ilana Mercer -- This is the age of bureaucratic free-association. The president stretches on a couch, his minions say "terrorism," prompting him to conjure from the recesses of his mind various more…

Oslo: Dead, but not buried?

by Yaffah daCosta -- Alzheimer's is a terrible disease for a loved one to have. I know, because my father died from complications related to Alzheimer's. It is often called a "death more…

Get the Jesus action-figure!

by Joel Miller -- Sometimes Christians aren't satisfied with the normal levels of scorn and ridicule heaped upon them by unbelievers. At least that's my hypothesis. Why else would we go out more…

O battered town
of Bethlehem …

by David Dolan -- Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem this year are expected to be more muted than ever. Just a few weeks ago, the town where Jesus was born over 2,000 years more…

Caught in the crosshairs

by Henry Lamb -- No one should be surprised by the fact that employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – and the U.S. Forest Service – planted fake evidence of more…

The day God became a man

by Jerry Falwell -- And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him more…