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Wed Dec 4, 2013, 04:59 PM

Palin Says 'War on Christmas' Is Being Waged

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Source: Associated Press

Sarah Palin promoted her new book and complained about what she called a "war on Christmas" in an appearance at Liberty University.

The former Alaska governor and 2008 vice presidential candidate told students at the Christian university that "revisionists" are trying to turn the Christmas season into a "winter solstice season," creating a greater divide between church and state.

The News & Advance reports (http://bit.ly/1cbvvKs ) that Palin's remarks prompted thunderous applause from students at the university founded by Jerry Falwell.

After Palin's convocation speech, hundreds of students waited in line for signed copies of her latest book, "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas."



Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=21100204&sid=81

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Reply Palin Says 'War on Christmas' Is Being Waged (Original post)
Redfairen Dec 2013 OP
AtheistCrusader Dec 2013 #1
arcane1 Dec 2013 #2
maddiemom Dec 2013 #25
Old and In the Way Dec 2013 #3
happyfunball Dec 2013 #4
graywarrior Dec 2013 #5
FiveGoodMen Dec 2013 #9
graywarrior Dec 2013 #17
FiveGoodMen Dec 2013 #20
jessie04 Dec 2013 #6
OneCrazyDiamond Dec 2013 #7
The Second Stone Dec 2013 #8
LoisB Dec 2013 #10
OldRedneck Dec 2013 #11
Kelvin Mace Dec 2013 #12
tanyev Dec 2013 #13
olddad56 Dec 2013 #14
silenttigersong Dec 2013 #15
kestrel91316 Dec 2013 #16
cosmicone Dec 2013 #19
cosmicone Dec 2013 #18
Hosnon Dec 2013 #21
underpants Dec 2013 #22
pangaia Dec 2013 #23
Blue_Tires Dec 2013 #24
liberalmuse Dec 2013 #26
greatauntoftriplets Dec 2013 #27

Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:02 PM

1. P.T. Barnum would have shit his pants if he'd only known.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:03 PM

2. I thought "revisionists" were the ones who invented Christmas in the first place.

Silly, stupid Sarah and her silly, stupid fans. They wouldn't know reality or history if it bit them on their asses.

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Response to arcane1 (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:22 PM

25. Right. Christmas was originally ripped off from all that "solstice stuff."

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:05 PM

3. Because no one's buying her book released for the Christmas sales period.

Sucks to Holiday grifting and no one's biting...

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:07 PM

4. Not to worry

 

I hear Santa has a fighter escort this year.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:08 PM

5. Fuck Palin

She eats shit.

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #5)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:38 PM

9. I'd say there's way too much shit

constantly coming OUT of her mouth for her to eat any.

Americans, however, are eating shit by putting that vile thing in the limelight.

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Response to FiveGoodMen (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:18 PM

17. Fuck Palin

She spews shit.

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Response to graywarrior (Reply #17)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:33 PM

20. I'm right there with ya

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:09 PM

6. Oh STFU , you idiot.

 

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:09 PM

7. Who?



Wasn't she a pawn a few elections ago?

Why her words echo here is beyond me.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:15 PM

8. Support our troops who were wounded

in the battle of Black Friday. We're not letting no pointy eared elves working as slaves tank our economy!

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:39 PM

10. My niece saw lots of copies of this "book" at Dollar Store in the marked-down bin

for fifty cents. I wouldn't touch it if it was free.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:40 PM

11. Read this excerpt from her book then read the comment

Exerpt from the book....

"Last year, however, I think I was able to pull off a good one for him (Todd). To combat the anti-gun chatter coming from Washington, I surprised him with a nice, needed, powerful gun. I then asked him for a metal gun holder for my four-wheeler. Not only was this small act of civil disobedience fun, it allowed me to finally live out one of my favorite lines from a country song: “He’s got the rifle, I got the rack.”"

........................................

Gee, I wonder what could’ve happened just 11 days before Christmas last year to get everybody from both political parties all riled up about guns? It seems like they’re always getting their panties in a bunch about something. I KNOW - - - Sandy Hook. It was Sandy Hook. An event where a mentally unstable Adam Lanza got a hold of his survivalist mom’s arsenal and killed her with it before making his way to an elementary school where he shot to death four teachers and 20 defenseless children then turned a gun on himself in the most shocking mass murder on American soil since 9/11.

And what is Sarah Palin’s reaction to first graders being mowed down while their parents were at home wrapping their Christmas presents?

“Yeehaw! Guns and tits.”

This is the person’s who lecturing you on spirituality.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:41 PM

12. Why do they keep reporting what this failure says?

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 05:58 PM

13. "I love the commercialization of Christmas because it spreads the Christmas cheer.

It's the most jolly holiday, obviously, on our calendar." Sarah Palin, keeping Christ in Christma$$$$.


Interview clip featured in Daily Show segment:
http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-december-3-2013/world-war-c---happy-holidays

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:06 PM

14. being waged by Scott Walker.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:16 PM

15. Thanks

for posting this,I needed a good laff.Furthermore..... I think I was able to pull off a good one for him.... wink..wink

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:18 PM

16. Look, you stupid c---, the winter solstice predates Christmas by several thousand years.

So. Shut. The. Fuck. Up.

(comments directed at Caribou Barbie and not the OP)

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Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #16)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:22 PM

19. actually by at least two billion years .... n/t

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:19 PM

18. Jesus was actually born in the spring and not on christmas day

Christmas in spring was interfering with the Romans' spring orgies and so it was moved to December to preempt and overpower all the pagan celebrations for winter solstice.

Winter solstice has been around far far longer than Jesus anyway.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 06:44 PM

21. Hey Palin - Christians "revised" the holiday from celebrating the Solstice to Christmas.

Not the other way around.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:01 PM

22. Look at me! Look at me!

Liberty a ski slope in Lynchburg

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:15 PM

23. :>)))))))))))))))))))))

It must be December.
Liberty 'University.'

"..."revisionists" are trying to turn the Christmas season into a "winter solstice season..."

Hey, you stupid schmuck, "revisionists" turned the winter solstice into Christmas.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:21 PM

24. "Palin goes whoring for headlines; media happily obliges"

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:24 PM

26. If I were a less ethical person...

I would open up a PayPal account taking donations to help stop the, "War on Christmas", and I would be quite wealthy within a few days.

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Response to Redfairen (Original post)

Wed Dec 4, 2013, 07:41 PM

27. Interesting piece, but it's not Late Breaking News.

Please feel free to re-post it in GD. Thanks.

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