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The Real Santa Claus: Saint Nicholas, Man of God

Jack Kerwick, One of the points for which I argue in my latest book, Christianity and the World: Essays Philosophical, Historical, and Cultural, is that the civilization—the world—that atheist and theist alike take for granted today would be unrecognizable to itself if not for the religion that produced it: Christianity. Take, for example, the “secular”

If You Listen to Liberals, Why Not Kidnap and Torture White People?

John Hawkins, “White straight men are the Devil in the religion of social justice. All evil flows from them.” — Margaret MacLennan By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the four thugs who kidnapped a disabled man, tortured him and made him drink toilet water while they screamed “F*** white people” and “F*** Donald Trump!” That

ISIS claims responsibility for Istanbul nightclub shooting spree

The Islamic State said in a statement on Monday that it was responsible for a New Year’s shooting spree at an Istanbul nightclub that left 39 people dead and nearly 70 wounded, while authorities were still searching for the gunman. The terror group said through its Aamaq News Agency that the attack was carried out

Terror Attack: 35 killed and 40 wounded on New Year’s at Istanbul night club

An armed assailant who is believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations, killing at least 35 people and wounding 40 others, according to Istanbul’s governor Vasip Sahin and Turkey’s state-run news agency. Sahin called the incident a “terror attack” but did

“The Truth Is What We Say It Is”: Obama Signs Orwellian Law Setting Up Fake News Gestapo

Tyler Durden, Editor’s Comment: The federal government has long been at odds with truth. It thrives in a cesspool of spin, lies and misdirection focused constantly around fixing the facts. Why anyone gives any credence to anything said through official Washington channels is only explained by an honest assessment of the helpless and indifferent captive

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas

Aaron Bandler, Christmas, a day dedicated to sharing gifts and time and joy with family and friends. For those who celebrate Christmas, it is the best day of the year, when people are at their best and give their best to each other. But Christmas hasn’t always been the warm, gift-giving celebration that it is today – there

Will the Real Santa Claus Please Stand Up?

Lisa Hix, Collectors Weekly We always think of Santa Claus as an incredibly old man—positively ancient—but the fact is, he’s exactly 150-years-old, born in 1863. Indeed, we might be thinking of Santa’s predecessor St. Nicholas, who is far older, believed to have been a Turkish Greek bishop in the 300s. But the first European winter