The Christmas that won't go away

by David Hackworth -- Fifty years ago this week, I spent a white Christmas in Korea along with thousands of other GIs. We weren't skiing at some fancy resort but trying to more…

Of mice and men

by J.R. Nyquist -- It was raining hard in east San Diego County that night. About 10 miles outside of Ramona, Calif., a security guard for the local timeshare resort had called more…

Removing 'Christ' from Christmas

by Jon Dougherty -- We have a rule in my home; when writing, we don't write Christmas as "X-mas" because we don't believe in taking "Christ" out of "Christmas." In fact, to more…

Jingle jangles

by Barbara Simpson -- Merry Christmas! What are you doing reading this on this holiday? Shouldn't you be celebrating with family, friends, even the dog? Perhaps going to church or dropping in more…

A story of Christmas and freedom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Lousia May Alcott, best known for her novel, "Little Women," was born on Nov. 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pa., and raised in Boston and Concord, Mass. ("Poor dull more…

Connecting Chanukah and Christmas?

by Yaffah daCosta -- One common theme between Chanukah and Christmas is lights! Everywhere, there are lights and more lights! And, even though lights are an important theme for the holiday, there more…

It's all about family

by Geoff Metcalf -- Christmas is a holiday many people anxiously look forward to for a variety of reasons. To many it is a religious holiday to remember the birth of Jesus more…

Exchanging gifts with Jesus

by Jane Chastain -- No one is quite sure how the custom of giving and receiving gifts on the anniversary of Christ's birth actually began. Some say it was a holdover from more…

Demonizing the Boy Scouts

by Jerry Falwell -- On Feb. 8, 1910, the Boy Scouts of America were incorporated. Six years later, the organization was chartered by Congress. Ninety years later, the Boy Scouts continue to more…

Small-minded George Washington?

by Alan Keyes -- In a debate with me recently, Alan Dershowitz tried to take away the breath of his audience by disagreeing with a remark attributed to George Washington, and quoted more…