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Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense
Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense

There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas." Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce schools, parks and businesses that have replaced Christmas rituals and decorations with generic "holiday" ones. And this year's battle features a familiar face: former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. In a new book, "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas," Palin rages at "angry atheists" who are allegedly threatening it. YEAR IN REVIEW: Ted Rall's five...

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