#784 Christmas in black and white (War on Christmas)

You didn't think the War on Christmas™ could get any more exciting but then someone decided to bring race into the mix and the whole thing blew sky high. We'll report back as casualty numbers are confirmed.

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: Genesis of Bill O'Reilly's War On Christmas - Jimmy Dore Show - Air Date 12-6-13

Ch. 3: Song 1: Ding Dong Merrily On High - I Saw Three Ships..... and Other Carols


Ch. 4: Act 2: Christian Radio Host Wants to "Punch Atheists" - Majority Report - Air Date: 01-08-13

Ch. 5: Song 2: Carol of the Bells - Christmas Celebration


Ch. 6: Act 3: Pat Robertson: Atheists 'Miserable' & Trying to Steal Christmas - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 11-22-12

Ch. 7: Song 3: Walking In the Air - The Snowman


Ch. 8: Act 4: Scrooge was not the hero of 'A Christmas Carol' - Bill Maher - Air Date: 11-11-11

Ch. 9: Song 4: Scrooge - The Muppet Christmas Carol (Special Anniversary Edition)


Ch. 10: Act 5: War on Christmas: Christians Losing Culture War! - Young Turks - Air Date: 12-15-12

Ch. 11: Song 5: I Saw Three Ships - I Saw Three Ships..... and Other Carols


Ch. 12: Act 6: On Veterans Day, Hannity Devotes Twice As Much Time To "War On Christmas" - Media Matters Minute - Air Date: 11-12-13


Ch. 14: Act 7: Megyn Kelly: Don't Worry Kids, Jesus and Santa Are White!! - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-13-13

Ch. 15: Song 7: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - David Grisman's Acoustic Christmas


Ch. 16: Act 8: The fear of a black Santa continues - All in With Chris Hayes - Air Date: 12-16-13

Ch. 21: Song 8: Nutcracker: Act 1: March - Nutcracker


Ch. 18: Act 9: Megyn 'Santa And Jesus Are White' Kelly A Victim Of Race-Baiting - Young Turks - Air Date: 12-17-13

Ch. 21: Song 9: Mistletoe and Holly - Christmas With Sinatra and Friends


Ch. 20: Act 10: Sarah Palin 'War on Christmas' Book Flops - David Pakman Show - Air Date: 12-06-13

Ch. 21: Song 10: Get down for the holidays - Jenny O.


Ch. 20: Act 11: Right Wing's Fake War on Christmas Started Nearly 100 Years Ago - Majority Report - Air Date: 12-19-13

Ch. 21: Song 11: Good King Wenceslas - The Millennia Collection: Best-Loved Christmas Carols


Ch. 20: Act 12: The Dark Mastermind Behind The War On Christmas - Young Turks - Air Date: 12-20-13

Ch. 21: Song 12: Christians and Pagans - Mortal City


Ch. 20: Act 13: Jesus Is a Liberal Democrat - Colbert Report - Air Date: 12-16-2010


Voicemails

Ch. 21: Voicemail Thanks for the conversation on trans issues - John In Raleigh, NC

Ch. 22: A conservative turns empathetic on rape culture - Wade from Ft. Worth, TX

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 23: Final comments on why we need to either befriend or sexually harass conservatives

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2013-12-23 13:03:21 -0500
    Another great episode Jay!
    About your comment on Wade and conservatives in general, my wife was the same way. She was a social and economic conservative when we first met (although I didn’t realize HOW conservative she was at first). As she has become more “worldly” – meeting more people and seeing them as human, her outlook has changed. I think she would classify herself as progressive and liberal at this point. She was a Kansas Republican who, at age 55, has completely changed her position and looks at conservatives now with a certain amount of disbelief.
    I firmly believe you are right – the more people we meet that touch our lives, the more empathy we have for others.