Forget The War On Christmas, There’s A War On Thanksgiving

Weeks ago we began the annual assault of holiday commercials, even as kids hadn’t finished collecting the last of their Halloween candy. As usual, the tired old talk from the conservative media started once again about a “War on Christmas” and it went to a whole new level of stupidity with the brief frenzy over […]

Christian Right Weekly Round-Up: Pastor Pillow Keeps the Syrians Away from Baby Jesus

Hello, I’m Pastor Pillow! First, bless you for your interest in auditioning for this season’s Cubic Zirconium Cathedral Ministries Live Nativity, which, as ever, features live camels and livestock—donkeys, sheep, goats, even a family of wandering hyrax—plus a laid-off construction worker and teen mother, and of course our original Frederick Hart acrylic manger.  (Not to […]

20 Reasons Why I’m Thankful That I’m a Liberal

Keeping with the theme of the day, I thought I’d keep it a little lighthearted and simply list some of the reasons why I’m thankful that I’m a liberal. It’s like I’ve said before, growing up as a liberal in a conservative stronghold such as Texas has not always been easy, but I don’t think […]

Liberals: Here are 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Republican Relatives This Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving so I’m trying to keep things a little lighter today in the spirit of the holiday. But as with most Thanksgivings, there’s sure to be many awkward moments all across the country with liberal and conservative friends and family around the dinner table. And it seems like no matter how hard we might try […]

10 Reasons Why I’m Thankful Barack Obama is Our President

I’ve made it no secret that I simply don’t understand why so many people have such negative feelings toward President Obama. While I’ll be the first to admit that he hasn’t been perfect, considering the circumstances he inherited and has had to deal with since becoming president, I think he’s done a damn good job. […]

The War On Christmas Has Already Begun (VIDEO)

It’s about that time again for the “War On Christmas” as Fox News and all of the poor, persecuted religious conservatives like to call it. In case you didn’t know, apparently (according to Fox News) there’s a huge conspiracy by us godless atheist liberals to remove Christ from Christmas. While the logistics of it aren’t […]

25 Reasons Why I’m Thankful That I’m Not a Republican

On days like today it’s always good to be thankful.  Thankful for our friends, family, job, pets, having a roof over our head, life — just be thankful for what we have because there are millions of people in our country who are far less fortunate than most of us. But to bring a little […]

Outraged Because Businesses are Opening on Thanksgiving? Don’t Blame the Businesses

Between now and Thanksgiving, you’re sure to hear a seemingly endless chorus of complaints by many (and rightfully so) about the businesses opening on Thanksgiving for the sake of “Black Friday deals.”  It’s a pattern that started a few years ago.  Businesses opening at midnight, then 11:00, then 10:00, then 8:00 — you get the […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving the Right Way, By Staying Away From Wal-Mart

It was announced that a number of large retailers would be open this year on Thanksgiving evening instead of early Friday morning in the usual “Black Friday” tradition. Macy’s, Kohl’s, Best Buy and others have decided to open their doors at 8 pm. Wal-Mart will reportedly start running specials at 6 pm (although they’re open […]