Tag: happy holidays

Poll: Political attitudes toward Christmas, Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays doesn’t offend many of us. Those who are offended, surprise, tend to be Trump voters.

Chris Graham: Sure, Virginia, there’s a Santa Claus, why not?

So you ask, Virginia, is there a Santa Claus? I don’t pretend to know anything, much less everything, but I do believe that there is something intrinsically redeeming in all of us, and that this Santa character that we’ve created to personify what we want to see in ourselves is something that we very much want to be real.


   Column by Leanne Ely www.SavingDinner.com I knew it was coming, and it did: the holiday goodies are piling up at my house. Boxes of candy, a cookie sampler basket filled to the brim with every favorite homemade cookie you can imagine. My aching thighs! But time for a reality check. This is the time […]

The Rant | Merry Christmas – Yeah, I said it

   Video Essay by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net It’s politically incorrect to say, well, anything this time of year. Certainly “Merry Christmas” will get some people rankled. “Happy Holidays” will get others up in arms. AFP editor Chris Graham dares to be different in wishing you an … interesting … sort of “Merry Christmas.”

‘The Christmas Wars’

   Column by Krysti Mayers Submit columns and letters: freepress2@ntelos.net It has been dubbed “The Christmas Wars.” In our politically correct world, the words “Merry Christmas” have turned into “Happy Holidays.” Because of this, there also seems to be a movement for many Christians to begin protesting over the term “Happy Holidays.” “Let’s put Christ […]

Happy December, everybody

   Column by Elizabeth Geris Sacco Columns, letters: freepress2@ntelos.net A close female relative of mine has always been a dedicated sender of greeting cards, especially at Christmas. I remember as an 8-year-old watching her “hide” at the table in our citrus-themed kitchen, arduously whittling down a mountainous stack of individually hand-picked Christmas greetings until the […]