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Dallas Christmas Day Slayings: Muslim Honor Killing?

The slaughter of 7 people in the Dallas, Texas suburb of Grapevine on Christmas Day appears to be a case of an “honor killing” and suicide by a Muslim father angry that his 19 year old daughter was dating a non-muslim young man. According to reports in the Dallas Morning News, the father, Aziz Yazdanpanah didn’t like his daughter’s non-Muslim boyfriend ...

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Why Kwanzaa is Antithetical to American Values – Part 1

When I was a teenager my stepmother decided we should start celebrating Kwanzaa.  My sister was just a toddler at the time, and step-mom was sincerely concerned for her cultural identity.  Though we lived in the “chocolate city” of Washington D.C., we were growing up in a multi-cultural lifestyle.  I was from Canada and my mother and much of my ...

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Don't Get Offended This Christmas

Don’t you dare say “Merry Christmas” or someone might get offended! Don’t wave that American flag! Foreigners might get offended. Change the school mascot from the Redskins to something else or Native Americans might get teed off. Burn the Confederate flag, or African-Americans will get stirred up (yet the Civil War was not primarily over slavery, but state’s rights). Destroy ...

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Climb the Mountain: Recollections of a Christmas Journey to the Holy Land

Three years ago on Christmas Day I made a pilgrimage to Israel and Egypt to visit the Holy Land. It was a vacation that touched me deeply which I will never forget. It was after my 15-month deployment to Iraq. I had extra money in my pocket from the deployment, all that tax free cash.  (Let’s reminisce about that line ...

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Merry ___ and Happy ___ from Rep. Scott Rigell

The House of Representatives may be banned from saying Merry Christmas, but Rep. Scott Rigell isn’t going down without a fight! God bless you, sir! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you! Stand firm!

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Maddie Wants A Soldier For Christmas

But it’s not any soldier she wants for Christmas…. she wants her daddy!   Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.insider.foxnews.com”>video.insider.foxnews.com</a>    

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NORAD Santa tracker and free mobile apps are live

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has started its annual countdown to the well known Santa Tracker – a web application that tracks Santa Clause as he traverses the earth delivering presents to deserving children and lumps of coal to those that made the naughty list. This year, NORAD is going mobile. Android and iPhone apps have been added as ...

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Post Offices Open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Most Will Close at Noon WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — All Post Offices nationwide will be openChristmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, and New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31. Most will have shortened retail lobby hours and will close at noon. Mail delivery for Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 will be the same as any other Saturday. Each Post Office will post its revised hours of operation for these two days. ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis

December 20, 2011: Tonight on a very special Christmas episode of the Dark Side, little Penelope finds the true meaning of Christmas for her whole family when she invites a homeless women to spend the holidays in their home; and brother Timmy finally learns that it is truly better to give than to receive….or not. Maybe we’ve had enough family ...

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Tonight on the Dark Side with Kira Davis…

December 18, 2011 : Tonight on the Dark Side we’ll talk about…..oh heck, folks. I’ve been to three Christmas parties so far this week.  You decide…call in or log in to the chat room and tell me what you want to talk about.  It’ll be an open line Sunday brought to you by scotch and hangovers. We go live at ...

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Survey: More Than 40 Percent of Consumers Will Shop for Last-minute Holiday Gifts

More men than women to delay holiday shopping until January 2012 LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2011 — Following a blowout Black Friday/Cyber Monday shopping weekend, many consumers will continue to hit the stores through the final days leading up to Christmas, according to survey data from PriceGrabber®, a part of Experian. Results from PriceGrabber’s fourth winter holiday shopping survey reveal that ...

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