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Bill Oreilly War on Christmas

In 2014, Still Not Independence Day for Women

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Irene Monroe

America's need to showcase her indomitable spirit of heroism this July 4th celebration arrives mired by the two recent Supreme Court -- both highlighting a "war against women."

In The Spirit Of Christmas, Keep Your Mouth Shut

Jim David | Posted 02.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim David

In the spirit of the season, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, everybody, and if you have a nasty opinion, please keep your mouth shut.

Amanda Terkel

Fox News Airs 'Happy Holidays' Message As Bill O'Reilly Declares Victory In War On Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.18.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- For years, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly has been trying to save Christmas from all the pinheads who want to destroy the country by wishin...

We Didn't Know Bill O'Reilly Could Do This

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Media

Ah, Christmas: the time when media frenemies--heck, who are we kidding, let's just call them friends--Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly begin their tradit...

Happy Holidays vs. Merry Christmas: The Last Thing That Ever Needs To Be Said About It

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.03.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Giving everyone the benefit of the doubt, it is true that our country is undergoing some profound changes in demographics. We are more religiously and culturally diverse than ever before and this diversity will automatically evoke some strong reactions. Plus we have a rising population that does not feel affiliated with any religious tradition and this too contributes to the new cultural landscape. So, it is not surprising that those used to Christianity being the dominant religion in America feel unease in this new reality. So, consider this a primer to help all of us 'just get along' during this 'holiday season.'

Stewart Takes On 'War On Christmas' Panic

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.03.2014 | Comedy

It's never officially the Christmas season until Jon Stewart kicks off his annual debunking of "War on Christmas" panic. This year, he was handed a...

It Has Begun

Posted 12.03.2013 | Media

It's that time of year again: Bill O'Reilly has started his annual fight against the so-called "War on Christmas." "Over the years we have taken on...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Is So Modest, We Just Can't Handle It

Posted 04.04.2013 | Media

We're not quite sure why, but Bill O'Reilly took a moment on his Wednesday show to describe the many ways he and his Fox News program keep "lunacy in ...

WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Battles New War

Posted 03.22.2013 | Media

After declaring victory in the War on Christmas, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly had another budding battle to discuss: the War on Easter. O'Reilly ta...

Taking Christmas out of my "Christmas Cactus"

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I'm bringing the so-called "war on Christmas" home this year, by putting a permanent end to my stupid habit of calling my a "Christmas Cactus."

Why 'War On Christmas' Doesn't Make Sense

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Deck the halls and man the battle stations. The fight has resumed. I'm referring, of course, to the so-called War on Christmas, a yearly ...

Fox's Phoney War

David Trumble | Posted 02.08.2013 | Media
David Trumble

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Hey, Bill O'Reilly, Gays Make Christmas Better!

Michael Varrati | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Varrati

Though I can't speak for the other guys he claimed to be our allies in the war on Christmas, I'm going to explain to Bill why gays aren't at war with the holiday season at all. In fact, I'm about to tell him how gays make the holiday season better.

Santa's War on Christmas

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

If there is a War on Christmas, the liberals are getting routed. It's time for evangelicals to declare victory on this front and fight the real secular threat to the true meaning of Christmas: Santa Claus.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Hits Back At Politifact

Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

Jon Stewart's war on Christmas has hit a small snag, and it's all because of the folks at the History Channel. Last week, Bill O'Reilly and Fox Ne...

The Faux Rage About a False War on Christmas

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

There is no war on Christmas; the idea is absurd at every level. You are probably being deafened by a rendition of "Jingle Bells" right now. But the Christian right is waging a war against reason. And they are winning.

WATCH: O'Reilly Escalates Feud With Jon Stewart

Posted 02.09.2012 | Media

Bill O'Reilly struck back at Jon Stewart on Friday, taking their newfound Christmas feud to another level. O'Reilly and Stewart have long since set...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Fires Back At Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.09.2011 | Comedy

The holidays are supposed to be a time when people come together, but if you're Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly, that couldn't be further from the truth...

WATCH: The War On Christmas Is Back!

Posted 02.02.2012 | Media

"For the past 15 years, we have stood up for Christmas here on the 'Factor.'" Thus began Bill O'Reilly's latest effort in his long-running war agai...

Why Would Progressives Make "War" on Christmas? It is a Celebration of Progressive Values

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Christmas celebrates the central premise of the progressive ethical system, "love they neighbor as thyself," and rejects the tribalism and radical individualism that lie at the heart of right wing ideology.

Holiday Songs for Scientologists

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew Filipowicz

Being a secular progressive, I want everyone to be included in the forced holiday cheer. And I got to thinking, why aren't there holiday songs for Scientologists?

The Thin Red and Green Line: Letters from the War on Christmas

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chez Pazienza

"The last I heard, the National Guard was moving in to crush some kind of uprising that torched the Rockefeller Center tree and destroyed all the Christmas windows at Saks."

How the Wal-Mart Stampede Made a Long Holiday Season Longer

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason Notte

I'm talking to you, dentist office filing clerk. While your boss is busy snaking a vacuum tube under someone's tongue, turn the radio from the all-Christmas station.

The Religious Right's War on Christmas Began Centuries Ago

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

As it happens, once upon a time there was a real "War on Christmas" and it was initiated by the theocratic Christian right of its day, Swiss Calvinists and Scottish Presbyterians.

It's Time for a War on the War on the "War on Christmas"

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

I would like to see a country where we don't seek to make non-Christian citizens feel like they are not part of the national fabric by pointing out to them, again and again, that they are different than a majority.