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December 25, 2013

A Post-Apocalypse Christmas Story

This Christmas is entirely different from any holiday season I have ever known in my 11 years. There will be no brightly lit tree, half hidden behind a pile of brightly wrapped gifts that were purchased in the months leading up to the big day. We won’t be going to parties or buying useless gifts for the teacher just because I don’t want to be the only one not giving a useless gift. I won’t be getting the newest electronic gadget. We aren’t inundated with Christmas carol muzak at the mall, with people pushing to get around us anytime we stop to look in a window.

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December 24, 2013

Grandma Got Violated by the TSA: An Indefinitely Detained Christmas

by Melissa Melton The Daily Sheeple Well, it’s that merry time of the year once again. Yes, Christmas…the time when families come together to celebrate the holidays and our Congress renews the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with that oh-so-necessary indefinite detention clause that says American citizens can be detained, yes indefinitely, without charge or trial upon […]

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What’s Wrong with America’s Kids? A Look at Christmas Then (1913) and Now (2013)

Let’s face it:  There is something very, very wrong with kids today. It seems as though there are hordes of young psychopaths running around, wreaking havoc on others. Two recent examples, and the reasons that I refer to these young people as psychopaths, are the “Knockout Game” in which a mob of youths target a random victim […]

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December 18, 2013

Bah Humbug to Baby Jesus: Anti-Christian Neighbor Sends the Meanest Christmas Letter Ever

Going to the mailbox near Christmas is lots of fun. You often find it stuffed with cards, gifts, and photos from faraway loved ones. But one family in Newtown, Massachusetts got an unpleasant surprise in their mailbox last week when they became the shocked recipients of the meanest Christmas letter ever. Dear Neighbors: while we […]

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How to Make a Frugal and Festive Christmas Dinner from the Pantry

Aside from the gifts under the tree, one of the big expenses of the holidays is the food.  Nearly everyone finds that their grocery bill is up this time of year.  You’re hosting parties, putting together a no-holds-barred Christmas morning breakfast, and making a gigantic feast for friends and family. Stop!  You don’t have to […]

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December 2, 2012

A Rainy Sunday

Today we had plans to move some wood inside and do a few things outdoors, since the weather forecast promised some warmer weather. Well, it was warmer but the gray drizzling rain that wasn’t mentioned in the forecast caused us to rethink our plans. This morning I tried a new type of bread recipe that […]

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