War on Christmas VII-X

  • Switching on the decorative city lights in Belfast sort of acted as an ignition for sectarian street battles between the largely Catholic nationalists and the largely Protestant loyalists.
  • Some old retired lady in Hamburg (Germany, not NY) was crushed by a huge Christmas tree. She survived but was badly injured.
  • Here is a hilarious editorial decrying a town’s toning down the whole Jesus thing for the holidays.
  • Cahmbersburg, PA reversed a long-held position of allowing for displays from citizens near a war memorial when Pennsylvania for Christian nativity scenes when  Nonbelievers, Inc. asked to display a secular memorial honoring the war dead.
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