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See also: Updated And Complete: A Compendium Of Twenty-THREE Years Of War On Christmas Coverage

Since I wrote Yes, Virginia (Dare), There Is A War On Christmas—Here’s Twenty Years Of Proof! with 356 items in 2019, we’ve added an additional 59 items, making at total of 415. It’s appended below and I’ve put the entire list on a separate page.

What I’d like to point out today: the War on Christmas is simply part of a much larger War On White America. Not only Christmas but all symbols of white, Christian America are under attack—statues, songs, memorials, even graves:

Here’s another example—in 2005, Ann Coulter was interviewed by the New York Observer as she was spending Christmas in New York. The quote below was noted with much disapproval by Media Matters:

[Coulter] “Oh, it was so much fun this year, because saying ‘Merry Christmas’ is like saying ‘F—k you!’ I’ve said it to everyone. You know, cab drivers, passing people on the street, whatever. And they come up with the ‘Happy holidays.’

“‘Merry Christmas.’ I mean, it really is an aggressive act in New York.”

[Coulter 2005, New York Observer, January 9, 2005]

Now comes Kate Cohen in the Washington Post saying the same thing in reverse—to her, “Happy Holidays” is an aggressive act—a “battle cry” in the War on Christmas she denies waging:

When I wish strangers “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” it’s a battle cry.

I’m not waging a war on Christmas. I like Christmas. But I am declaring my allegiance to one idea of America that opposes another: inclusive vs. exclusive.

In one recent skirmish, residents of exclusive America crowded a Tuscumbia, Ala., City Council meeting to protest a forthcoming Festival of Yule, which its organizer designed, she said, “for everyone to enjoy this time of year that is winter’s solstice and also an awareness of the origins of this holiday season.”

Opponents declared it, rather, “a sort of twisted anti-Christmas celebration” that threatened the city and the children. Speaker after speaker denounced the festival as a perversion of a holiday that was supposed to honor Jesus Christ, not the devilish Krampus.

Toward the end of the public comment period, a lone voice politely ventured, “I’m not sure that it’s the City Council’s job to enforce Christianity,” and offered advice for citizens offended by the Festival of Yule: “If you don’t agree with it, you don’t have to show up.”

Everyone ignored this suggestion. Clearly the problem wasn’t that they would be forced to attend or even that the festival replaced the traditional Christian one; the 12th annual It’s a Dickens Christmas Y’all would occur the following week. The problem was the very idea of inclusion.

The war on ‘Happy Holidays’ isn’t about Christmas By Kate Cohen, December 19, 2022

What is “inclusion” to Ms. Cohen?

Well, it’s things like turning The Little Mermaid black, fake meat at Cracker Barrel, and lot of gay and trans stuff—check out this image of the isolated Christian with his actual Christmas tree with the multiracial people skating around the “Holiday Tree” under a Gay rainbow:

What’s not inclusion, to Cohen, is normal American life:

She kind of empathizes (not really) with the Alabamans who are seeing their culture overrun by PC:

I get that it’s destabilizing to lose your monopoly on the culture — or to realize you never had it to begin with. To be informed by the Tuscumbia events calendar that the particular kind of Christmas you’ve celebrated your whole life is not the winter holiday, but a winter holiday.

Of course, if normal Alabamans (remember both black and white Alabamans are overwhelmingly Christians) and Americans in general are losing their “monopoly on the culture” it’s either because of demographic change they never voted for, or because of elite capture of local officials (mayors, librarians) going in for the Latest Thing on Gender, Critical Race Theory and Inclusion.

Who she does not include, although it’s not mentioned in her column—Confederate-Americans:

Very funny. In fact, as a much higher percentage of our readers than her readers would know, April 26 is Confederate Memorial Day, honoring those who died for the Lost Cause. Tuscumbia, which is why the flag was at half-mast. Tuscumbia, AL still has its Confederate Veterans Memorial, and the state of Alabama still closes State offices on April 26. (It’s the anniversary of the peace negotiations between Generals Sherman and Johnston, two weeks after Appomattox and two years after Gettysburg.)

Ms. Cohen ends her column:

As Lyz Lenz wrote about adding more inclusive language to her book “Belabored,” “If I can crack a door open in a conversation and let another person in, why wouldn’t I?”

Why wouldn’t we?

So Happy Holidays, inclusive America. And to exclusive America? Happy Holidays to you, too.

The answer to this question is that

(a) Lyz Lenz is another of these white-hating, gender-ideology believing people (see here and here ) and (b) this “inclusion” is specifically meant to exclude people like me.

That being the case, I would like to wish Ms. Cohen a very Merry Christmas.

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  1. Rich says:

    I’m not sure what comes after they completely destroy normality. Who fights for a country that stands for nothing? It was difficult to get 90% White America to line up for the draft during the Vietnam War, wait until they try to reinstitute one. Venezuelans, Mexicans, El Salvadorans, Nicaraguans, Columbians, Brazilians, Guatemalans, the rest of the world, Africans and Orientals and the rest, aren’t going to fight for “America”. Maybe we get warlord time after that? The experiment is coming to an end.

  2. anarchyst says:

    I can remember when jewish organizations that touted “separation of church and state” pushed their agenda to the extreme–instituting lawsuits against municipalities who chose to allow Christian-based Christmas displays on public property.
    The lawsuits were numerous, from big-city displays to small towns-public displays of Christianity were outlawed. Jewish groups were aggressive in using “lawfare” to remove Christianity from the public square.
    It’s turned full-circle.
    Christian Christmas displays are still prohibited on public property while jewish menorahs are cropping up all over the place. Hell, even the White House proudly publicly displayed a large jewish menorah.
    Jews no longer couch their hatred of Christianity in legal terms, but are overtly brash and confident in their hatred of Christianity.
    While we are at it, let’s close down their most repulsive buildings, the “Holocaustianity™ temples” and deport their acolytes who are perpetuating their prayers, damning and blaming all gentiles who did not “just do something”.
    You see, “jewish suffering” is unlike any other and as such, must be memorialized by erecting these taxpayer-funded “jewish freak shows”.
    “Holocaustianity™ temples” have no place anywhere in the world as they are totally based on fraud and deception–two prime jewish traits.
    Taxpayer funding of these “jewish freak shows” adds insult to injury and should be prohibited as it constitutes promotion of one religion over another–expressly forbidden by the First Amendment to the Constitution.
    It is long overdue for ((them)) to be kicked out of country 110…

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  3. roonaldo says:

    I recall the Christmas Season (yes, season!) sixty years ago–celebrations at home and school and church (on those rare occasions I went); homes and shops lit up, carolers in the streets, a fantastic basketball tournament; smells of fresh-baked delights, the fireplace warmth and the warmer hearts in general.

    Ahh, say the cynics, ’tis nothing but wispy childhood dreams from the misfiring neurons of an old relic, lost in a past that never was.

    Sure, we all saw the veneer of commercialization and doubted the sincerity of pontificating politicians. And newscasters lamented that the enthusiams and goodwill would fade as the drudgery and toil of the warring, workaday world recommenced. And I never believed in Santa Claus, ever.

    But the spirit of hope, faith, and goodwill truly permeated the ether, making people quicker to laugh, to smile, to help a neighbor shovel the driveway.

    Perhaps that wee bit of extra hope stayed the hands hovering over the nuclear buttons, allowed for negotiation rather than confrontation, and sent help to drought-stricken lands.

    Now, all that has been swept aside as Congressroaches compete over who can display the most blood lust to a freedom-crushing misanthrope demanding weapons and money–just a few days before Christmas and hardly a peep for peace was heard from those sniveling, lying, greedy wretches.

    The spirit of hope lives, however, so keep saying “Merry Christmas,” and helping your neighbor and putting the Christ (who never really left) back in Christmas.

  4. Malla says:

    Separation of Church and State was part of the long term process towards unification of Synagogue and State. Or the Synagogue eventually becomes the state.

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