Category Archives: Holidays

December 25, 2017

Hungarian Christmas Message: ‘We’ll Protect Christian Culture, Not Retreat Behind Concrete Blocks and Watch Our Women Harassed on New Year’s’

Viktor Orbán has used his annual Christmas message to call on Europeans to protect their Christian culture, and vowed Hungary will not “retreat behind concrete blocks” at Christmas and watched its women and daughters “harassed in the New Year’s Eve crowd” like its multicultural neighbours.

“Christianity is culture and civilization. We live in it. It is not about how many people go to church or how many pray honestly. Culture is the reality of everyday life… Christian culture defines our everyday morals,” wrote the Fidesz leader, in an article published in Magyar Id?k.

Orbán took aim at the enemies of his ‘country first’ policies, who say he cannot claim to be Christians if he will not allow “millions from other continents to settle into Europe” in accordance with the commandment to “love thy neighbour as thyself”.

“They forget the second part of the commandment,” observed Orbán: “To love ourselves.”

The conservative heavyweight explained: “Loving ourselves also means taking and protecting all that we are and who we are. To love ourselves means that we love our country, our nation, our family, Hungarian culture and European civilization.”

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Silly Symphony – The Night Before Christmas

Classic Disney Holiday Animation.

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From All of Us to All of You: The Original Christmas Classic (Video)

Restored Disney Holiday Special.

Click here to watch Part 2.

Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank (1957)

Stars: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, The Ralph Brewster Singers. A special Christmas-themed musical-variety episode guest starring Bing Crosby.

Click here to watch Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank.

November 23, 2017

President Trump’s Thanksgiving Message (Video)

Happy Thanksgiving.

October 9, 2017

Kassam: Replacing Columbus Day with ‘Indigenous People’s Day’? Why Not Just Scream ‘I Wish I Was Never Even Born!’

In February the hard left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center celebrated the decline of “nativist extremist” groups in America. They decried the “ugly nativism seen during the 2016 election campaign”.

But nativism appears to be “ugly” only when it represents the history of Europeans, or Westerners. No such allegations are made at the bizarre “Indigenous People’s Day” campaigners who wish to litigate celebrations of 1492, marked by America’s Columbus Day, annually, in the second week of October.

Such ‘Native American’ nativism is a relatively recent phenomenon, amongst non-“natives” at least. I use scare quotes as the natives mourned for were often just the most recent inhabitants of such areas. Many “natives” had in turn displaced other groups.

And what makes the native anyway? The Native Americans found their way to the continent from Asia, across the Behring Strait.

Despite all this, Indigenous People’s Day was first mooted in 1977. Since then, a small number of groups — usually in liberal towns or cities across America — have, in fits of confusion and hilarity, “culturally appropriated” from “natives” and proclaimed their fealty towards the “indigenous”.

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July 4, 2017

Way Too Many Americans Think We Declared Independence From Mexico In 1776

A full 82 percent of Republicans and 83 percent of Independents correctly identified Great Britain, while 72 percent of Democrats got the answer right, according to the data.

Some Americans apparently believe that the U.S. declared its independence from Mexico in 1776, according to a poll released Tuesday.

While 77 percent of the people surveyed correctly named Great Britain when asked which country the United States won its independence from, 23 percent — nearly a quarter of the population — named the wrong country or weren’t sure, a NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll found.

“A scattering of people mention France, Mexico and Germany among the longer list of countries,” said Dr. Lee Miringoff, Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion.

At least one person out of more than 1,000 people surveyed answered that the U.S. declared independence from Afghanistan, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Denmark, Italy, Japan, Panama or Russia.

The registered voters taking the poll didn’t do much better than the average — around 79 percent of those polled who are registered to vote answered the question correctly.

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What Pisses Me Off About Independence Day | Fourth of July – Stefan Molyneux (Video)

On July 4th, 1776, the Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies now regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. As Americans celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, fireworks and friendly gatherings, Stefan Molyneux aims to remind them as to the cost of their freedom.

December 2, 2016

Police: Christmas decorations enraged San Bernardino terrorist

Malik’s wife objected to holiday setting at mandatory meeting.

Authorities believe the terror attack on Dec. 2, 2015 in San Bernardino may have been triggered by a mandatory training session and lunch replete with holiday decorations including a Christmas tree which shooter Syed Farook was forced to attend.

Emails discovered by the FBI and police reveal Farook’s wife, Pakistani native Tashfeen Malik, objected to the Christmas setting and was upset her husband had to go.

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November 28, 2016

Bosses told to IGNORE political correctness on religion and bring BACK Christmas

The politically correct concept of “the winter holidays” looks like being consigned to the dustbin of history after Britain’s equality chief said bosses should not worry about offending other faiths with cards and office parties.

The chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) David Isaac said companies should take a “common sense approach” in dealing with religion at work.

He said: “Freedom of religion is a fundamental human right and it shouldn’t be suppressed through fear of offending. Lots of employers have now become really worried about doing anything discriminatory regarding their Muslim or Jewish staff.”

Mr Isaac also lambasted the decision by the country’s three largest cinema chains for banning a 60 second advert featuring the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and others reading lines from The Lord’s Prayer last year.

The advert had been due to air in December last year before the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens but the Oden, Cineworld and Vue chains, which account for around 80 percent of all screens in the UK, refused to air the clip.

A section in an upcoming report by the ECHR reads: “There is no right in Britain not to be offended and, in our view, respect for people’s right to express beliefs with which others might disagree, is the mark of a democratic society.

“We are concerned that a single supplier is effectively able to control a very large proportion of the market and effectively impose a blanket ban on advertising of a religious nature.”

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