Archive for: November 28, 2006

November 28, 2006

He Whose Name We Dare Not Speak: Taking Christ out of Christmas

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 28 Nov 2006

Growing up in America during the 1950s, I usually began to notice the first inklings of the “Christmas Spirit” creeping into my consciousness around Thanksgiving. Having the “Spirit” meant that one was emotionally ready to celebrate the birth of …

3rd String but Still on the Team

Coaches must produce winning teams or they will be terminated. Managers must make their quotas or they will not be retained. Teachers must ensure that students…oh, wait a minute. Tenured teachers will receive an increase in salary …

Incursions at US-Mexico Border Create Tension

Filed under: American National Security,Immigration,Our Laws - 28 Nov 2006

Customs and Border Protection Bureau officials conceded that Border Patrol agents crossed into Mexico while pursuing drug smugglers, but they also said the incursion was only about 27 feet and the agents acted while in hot pursuit of armed drug …

Win Michael Richards’ Money

I just read this Associated Press story on the Michael Richards fiasco. This thing is getting better by the minute. Let me comment on this story as written…. The title is “Men Seek Apology From Ex-’Seinfeld’ Star.” This …