Tag Archives: Xmas

Trumps Switch To Baptist Church For Xmas Service

TIME Magazine reports: President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended a music-filled Christmas Eve service at a Southern Baptist Convention-affiliated church before celebrating the holiday with dinner in the ballroom of his private club. The pastor of Family Church in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jimmy Scroggins, and his family greeted the Trumps as they arrived moments into a …

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Christmas Day All-Day Open Thread

Like yesterday, there will be a smattering of posts later in the day and Blue Bear will appear at the usual weekend time of 7PM Eastern. But in the meantime, tell us about your holiday meal specialties and favorites. And don’t leave out the disasters.

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Dance Of The Sugar Plum Lesbians

This story makes its sixteenth annual appearance on JMG… Grand Central Terminal functions as the mechanical heart of midtown New York City, pumping out several thousand workers and tourists on one beat, then sucking in several thousand more on the next. The rhythms of the terminal are fascinating. Beat. Four thousand, inbound from New Haven. Beat. Three thousand, outbound to …

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Christmas Eve All-Day Open Thread

Rather obviously, today is a slow news day. I’ll be posting more items and Blue Bear will appear at the weekend time of 7PM. But in the meanwhile, tell us about your holiday traditions with your biological family and with (as Armistead Maupin calls it) your logical family.

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Trump Sells “We’re Saying Merry Xmas Again” Stickers

From Trump’s “official” online store: Only for President Trump’s BEST Supporters! To celebrate Christmas, President Trump wants his BEST supporters to get first access to Official Trump Campaign merchandise! Don’t miss out on these LIMITED-EDITION Christmas Bumper Stickers! Please contribute at least $10 by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT and we’ll send you your 2 pack of stickers immediately! Also available are MAGA …

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Six House Democrats Attended WH Christmas Ball

Axios reports: Half a dozen House Democrats attended the White House Congressional Ball last night while their colleagues on the Judiciary Committee worked late into the night on articles of impeachment, according to two sources familiar with the event. If you’re looking for clues about which House Democrats might vote against impeaching President Trump next week, one tempting place to …

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Catholic League Whines About Gay Xmas Events

Via press release from the Catholic League: We’ve never heard of gay-themed Hanukkah events, and we sure never heard of gay-themed Ramadan events, but there is a slew of Christmas ones. Maybe that’s because the boys like us best. The Ru Paul Drag Race show is being performed at various cities across the nation, hoping to bring some good cheer …

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Donald Trump Had A Very Donald Trump Christmas

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump capped off Christmas Day with by hoping everyone was having a great Christmas, even the “fake news media.” It followed Christmas Day remarks, when Trump said this from the White House: “It’s a disgrace what’s happening in our country. But other than that, I wish everybody a very Merry Christmas. Thank you very much.” Trump’s …

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CALIFORNIA: Legal Weed Was The Hot Holiday Gift

San Francisco’s NBC affiliate reports: Customers have been lining up and packing into Bay Area cannabis dispensaries to buy holiday gifts including gummies, chocolates, cartridges and flowers. “From the moment we were open at 9 o’clock we had a line,” Magnolia assistant general manager Kysa Butler said. “We’ve been knocking the lines out quickly but they’ve been steady, too.” Pot …

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Dance Of The Sugar Plum Lesbians

This story makes its fifteenth annual appearance on JMG… Grand Central Terminal functions as the mechanical heart of midtown New York City, pumping out several thousand workers and tourists on one beat, then sucking in several thousand more on the next. The rhythms of the terminal are fascinating. Beat. Four thousand, inbound from New Haven. Beat. Three thousand, outbound to …

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The Tired Old Queen Reviews White Christmas [VIDEO]

From movie reviewer Steve Hayes: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen have a musical filled day singing and dancing to the tunes of the legendary Irving Berlin in Michael Curtiz’s WHITE CHRISTMAS (1954). Along for the festivities are Oscar winner Dean Jagger and the irascible and hysterical Mary Wickes. It’s a Technicolor, musical extravaganza that will have …

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Santa Obama Delivers Gifts To DC Children’s Hospital

The New York Daily News reports: Barack Obama has already tackled the second-hardest job in the world as U.S. President, but on Wednesday he donned the hat of the busiest guy in the world — Santa Claus. Hauling a festively colored bag, Obama, 57, made a surprise visit to Children’s National hospital in Washington to distribute gifts — remote-control cars, …

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Melania Decorates WH Tree With #BeBest Ornaments

Mashable reports: ‘Tis the season to see what winter wonderland the White House is transformed into, and ohhh boy are the 2018 decorations something. In the minute-long Christmas decor trailer the White House dropped Monday morning, you can see Melania walk through a forest of blood red trees, show off a bowl of artichokes, gaze at a confusing wreath made …

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Dance Of The Sugar Plum Lesbians

This story makes its fourteenth annual appearance on JMG… Grand Central Terminal functions as the mechanical heart of midtown New York City, pumping out several thousand workers and tourists on one beat, then sucking in several thousand more on the next. The rhythms of the terminal are fascinating. Beat. Four thousand, inbound from New Haven. Beat. Three thousand, outbound to …

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AFA Issues List Of Xmas-Hating Retailers To Boycott: Best Buy, Foot Locker, Nordstrom, Pet Smart, Gap, More

Not to be confused with Liberty Counsel’s 2017 list of the same tired name. Just in from Monica Cole: Which stores recognize Christmas in their advertising…and who’s the Scrooge? As the 2017 Christmas shopping season begins full swing, AFA has prepared its annual Naughty or Nice retailer list. We have taken the top national retailers and reviewed their websites, media …

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Liberty Counsel Issues 2017 List Of Anti-Xmas Stores To Boycott: Barnes & Noble, Gap, Rite Aid, Walgreens

Via press release: As a feature of the annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign, Liberty Counsel has provided a Naughty and Nice List, cataloging which stores are censoring Christmas and which are publicly celebrating it. The Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign educates, and if necessary litigates, to make sure that Christmas and Christian themes are not censored. Liberty Counsel pledges …

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Liberty Counsel Launches Annual War On Xmas

Via press release: Liberty Counsel has launched its fifteenth annual Friend or Foe Christmas Campaign. The campaign educates, and if necessary litigates, to make sure that Christmas and Christian themes are not censored. Liberty Counsel has been actively monitoring cases across the country where there is intimidation by officials and groups to remove the celebration of Christmas in public and …

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Paging Trump: Starbucks Issues Holiday Cup

Mashable reports: Starbucks’ years-long war on Christmas is over. The coffee giant wasted no time getting into the Christmas spirit this year, releasing its new holiday-themed cups and holiday beverages on Wednesday. Goodbye, Halloween. Forget Thanksgiving. It’s Christmas time at Starbucks. The new line of festive liquid holders celebrates the 20th anniversary of the holiday cup, and while the company …

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RNC Forced To Clarify Christmas Message Which Many Took As Heralding Trump As America’s “New King”

Here’s the first paragraph of the RNC’s Christmas message that set social media blazing yesterday afternoon: “Merry Christmas to all! Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind. Just as the three wise men did on that night, this Christmas heralds a time to …

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Ailing Queen Issues Annual Christmas Message [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A heavy cold kept Queen Elizabeth II from attending the traditional Christmas morning church service near her Sandringham estate in rural Norfolk, England. It is extremely rare for Elizabeth to miss the service, which is a cornerstone of the royal family’s Christmas celebrations and brings the monarch into contact with local residents who gather outside for a …

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