Tag Archives: Christmas

The Santa Claus Syndrome

By Ethan Indigo Smith Source: ZenGardner.com The Santa Clause: Lying is OK, so long as everyone else is doing it. The Santa Claus Syndrome is the effect of societal complicity in, and/or complacency to, lies and the belief that’s ok. … Continue reading

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Two for Tuesday

John McCutcheon Garfunkel and Oates

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Christmas Grab Bag (holiday music edition)

As mentioned last Christmas, one of my least favorite Christmas songs is Do They Know It’s Christmas. Particularly callous were the words sung by Bono: “Tonight thank god it’s them instead of you”. Despite the removal of that line for … Continue reading

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The Christmas Hope: A To-Do List for a Better World

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute As a child, my Christmas wish list came right out of the Sears and Roebuck catalogue—toys, board games, bikes, action figures, etc. My parents, like so many in their day, belonged to … Continue reading

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Snowden’s Christmas Message to the World

Yesterday, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden gave an “Alternative Christmas Message” on Britain’s Channel 4 television. It was short and concise, yet more substantial and important than a typical State of the Union Address. Though he makes the connection to Orwell’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Grab Bag

Alison Nastasi reports on some of the more interesting ways Christmas is observed in cultures around the world at Flavorwire.com: http://flavorwire.com/428646/strange-christmas-traditions-around-the-world/view-all/ At Truth Jihad, host Kevin Barrett interviews Ethan Indigo Smith about the Christmas Conspiracy: A sampling of Smith’s provocative … Continue reading

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