Over the Hedge by T Lewis and Michael Fry for December 06, 2021

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    juicebruce  7 months ago

    George go ask the Hallmark Channel ;-)

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    Chithing Premium Member 7 months ago

    I like the Cheeses of Nazareth sign.

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    Purple People Eater  7 months ago

    Cheeses of Nazareth… LOL!

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    Yardley701  7 months ago

    Christmas, says it all.

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    Tigressy  7 months ago

    They all are – there are many religions. Older ones, too.

    It’s really fascinating if you keep an open eye.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 7 months ago

    More people are worshiping the God Mammon then ever before…

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    Ellis97  7 months ago

    And one is much more marketable.

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    txmystic  7 months ago

    There’s an entire store just for sawed-off shotguns?

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    Wizard of Ahz-no relation  7 months ago

    I object to them referring to the Holly King as secular. Under different names ‘santa’ has bene around a lot longer.

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    Yakety Sax  7 months ago

    A Charlie Brown Christmas the true meaning of Christmas.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOofCTbv96s

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    Brian Fink  7 months ago

    Here’s to the Feast of St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra!

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    TimSchmal  7 months ago

    Actually, not difficult at all. Jesus Christ is God the Son. St. Nicolas was a generous 4th century priest in Asia Minor, now Turkey.

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    TSRaman  7 months ago

    Secular is always mythical. Religious is often based on some facts.

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    Ermine Notyours  7 months ago

    Yesterday someone said that George never shows up in the winter, and then BAM there he is.

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    mistercatworks  7 months ago

    It’s sort of a Mammon-worship tie-in deal.

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    chroniclecmx  7 months ago

    Secularism is a religion. The god being worshipped is self. Always has been

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    Andrew Bosch Premium Member 7 months ago

    Both of them used to be religious images, but that seems to be blinded by marketing now.

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    ChattyFran  7 months ago

    A regional specialty knife store had a sale insert in Sunday’s paper headlined…. ’Twas the Knife Before Christmas" Wonder how much they paid some an agency for that ridiculous idea?

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    the humorist formerly known as Hotshot1984 Premium Member 7 months ago

    Mommy, mommy, come quick! There is a tall chunky guy on the roof with a big sack! Is it Santa, is it?

    No, that’s your dad dear.

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    FassEddie  7 months ago

    I’m about to visit the Bethlehem PA Xmas mart. I wonder if the shotgun place will have a booth?

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    dcoyote  7 months ago

    I love George’s curiosity :) (and of course, it’s great to see him again)

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    sml7291 Premium Member 7 months ago

    And yet, no one here noticed that christmas is all about absconding with a Pagan holiday celebrated at the solstice; you know, the annual rebirth of the sun that conveniently occurs just a few days before. And many of the main features of christmas are stolen directly from the Pagan celebration in a clear attempt to take it over. And what passes for scholarship among the religious has long ago determined that if such a person really existed his birth wasn’t any where near the end of December.

    So the season has nothing to do with the birth of a Jewish prophet turned into some christian deity and it has everything to do with obscuring a Pagan celebration.

    Nothing new really, many of the christian holidays are conveniently located adjacent to older Pagan celebrations. But don’t tell the christians, facts only confuse them and make them angry.

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    Ron Bauerle  7 months ago

    Note the 2019 date (I thought it looked familiar); still a good point though…

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