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Old 12-03-05, 01:17 AM
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Jewish Group Supports 'Christmas'....

Reprinted from NewsMax.com

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005 4:46 p.m. EST
Jewish Group Supports 'Christmas'


Comedian Jackie Mason and the Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation are fed up with the war on Christmas.

The newly formed group held a press conference Thursday at the National Press Club to defend Christmas and Christianity.

"Who is disturbed by the words ‘Merry Christmas’?” Mason asked a roomful of reporters via teleconference.

"Christmas represents love and brotherhood, friendship and happiness.”


Mason is also perplexed by the different treatment afforded to patently offensive forms of speech and religious expression. He noted that the First Amendment protects the right of the Ku Klux Klan to march.

"But,” Mason observed, "if the Ku Klux Klan was marching with a symbol that said 'Merry Christmas,' it certainly wouldn’t be allowed.”

JACD founder Don Feder formed the group earlier this year in an effort to combat what he sees as an attack on the Judeo-Christian foundations of American society.

Feder, a long-time editorial writer and syndicated columnist for the Boston Herald, told reporters it is time for Jews to stand up against anti-Christmas secularism.

"Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation,” he proclaimed, "is here today to say ‘enough already!”


"If you’re offended by a municipal Christmas tree or Santa in a holiday parade or a manger in a park, get over it,” Feder advised.

Feder worries that Christmas is "disappearing from our culture at an ever-accelerating pace.”

Evidence, he said, can be seen in both the public and the private sector – from towns refusing to put up Nativity scenes to stores advertising "holiday” sales rather than "Christmas.”

Earlier this week in Washington, Republican House Majority Leader Dennis Hastert "officially" changed the name of the Capitol Holiday Tree back to it's traditional name - the Capitol Christmas Tree.
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2...1/165257.shtml
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Uh oh. This is gonna be good....

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Jackie Mason is an Uncle Hymie!
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Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation? Doesn't that mean they're against defaming anti-christians?
Yeah, I don't think they thought their name through very well.
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Well sure they support it. They want their 10C displays on government property as much as Christians do.
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I'm confused. Jackie Mason is a celebrity (sort of). Aren't I supposed to tell him to shut the fuck up and go back to making movies?
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I'm confused. Jackie Mason is a celebrity (sort of). Aren't I supposed to tell him to shut the fuck up and go back to making movies?

Be careful what you wish for. Remember Caddyshack II?
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Isn't a bunch of Bible-bangers flipping out because the girl who makes you change says an impersonal and anemic "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas" while doling out change just about the funniest case anti-political correctness you've ever seen?

I wonder how many of them would complain to a manger if she said "Have a lovely Yule, and Blessed Be?"

Watch those "First Amendment" rights go flying out the nearest window...
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Originally Posted by JasonF
I'm confused. Jackie Mason is a celebrity (sort of). Aren't I supposed to tell him to shut the fuck up and go back to making movies?

He's not contradicting himself.

The beef with Hollywood shooting their mouths off the way they do, it that they basically support socialism (Europe) or communism (Cuba), which is quite ironic considering the fact that if the US were socialist or communist, they would not be nearly as successful, monetarily that is, as they are today.

It's the structure of our economy that allows the Michael Moore's of the world to be as successful as they are.
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Mason was on The Savage Nation last night talking about this a bit
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
He's not contradicting himself.

The beef with Hollywood shooting their mouths off the way they do, it that they basically support socialism (Europe) or communism (Cuba), which is quite ironic considering the fact that if the US were socialist or communist, they would not be nearly as successful, monetarily that is, as they are today.

It's the structure of our economy that allows the Michael Moore's of the world to be as successful as they are.

JasonF isn't calling Jackie Mason a hypocrite. He's calling anyone who says liberal Hollywood types should shut the fuck up about politics who doesn't do so here hypocrites.
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JasonF isn't calling Jackie Mason a hypocrite. He's calling anyone who says liberal Hollywood types should shut the fuck up about politics who doesn't do so here hypocrites.

Read my post again, I know he wasn't calling Mason a hypocite. I'm calling liberal Hollywook hypocrites for benifiting greatly from out country then knocking it. Anyone in Hollywood can say whatever they want, I don't care, but the minute they start debasing a nation that "allows" them to have all that they have, THEN they should shut the fuck up.
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
Read my post again, I know he wasn't calling Mason a hypocite. I'm calling liberal Hollywook hypocrites for benifiting greatly from out country then knocking it. Anyone in Hollywood can say whatever they want, I don't care, but the minute they start debasing a nation that "allows" them to have all that they have, THEN they should shut the fuck up.

That's the difference between you and I. I don't care about what they say, even when they criticize government policy. Why should I?
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
Read my post again, I know he wasn't calling Mason a hypocite. I'm calling liberal Hollywook hypocrites for benifiting greatly from out country then knocking it. Anyone in Hollywood can say whatever they want, I don't care, but the minute they start debasing a nation that "allows" them to have all that they have, THEN they should shut the fuck up.
So basically celebrities are allowed to complain until they say something negative that you disagree with?

Like it or not, we are all allowed as citizens to complain about this country. That is a bedrock belief to being an American.
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I do, now.

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That's the difference between you and I. I don't care about what they say, even when they criticize government policy. Why should I?

I only care because I’m somewhat bothered by society’s fascination with celebrity...People, US weekly, intrusive celebrity gossip television, etc. For some reason, a large part of the public holds these people in pretty high esteem, and that frightens me. Who cares? They’re just people! But, apparently they’re not...”Oprah said this....This actress getting married to That actor.....” WHO CARES????

For a normal person to have such a fascination with celebrity, I’d have so say that there’s something mildly wrong with said individual. Not “unhealthy” wrong, just “you’re weird” wrong. The unhealthy aspect comes to be in the “I want to be like that person” vicarious living. I know I’m probably not explaining myself very well.

For a woman to go to her hairdressers and say, “cut my hair like this actress” I make a connection to the admiration as a whole. “I want to look like my favorite movie star....I want to THINK like my favorite movie star.”
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Originally Posted by Brain Stew

Like it or not, we are all allowed as citizens to complain about this country. That is a bedrock belief to being an American.

It's like Chris Rock said, "America is like the Uncle that paid your way through College....But Molested you."
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
I only care because I’m somewhat bothered by society’s fascination with celebrity...People, US weekly, intrusive celebrity gossip television, etc. For some reason, a large part of the public holds these people in pretty high esteem, and that frightens me. Who cares? They’re just people! But, apparently they’re not...”Oprah said this....This actress getting married to That actor.....” WHO CARES????

For a normal person to have such a fascination with celebrity, I’d have so say that there’s something mildly wrong with said individual. Not “unhealthy” wrong, just “you’re weird” wrong. The unhealthy aspect comes to be in the “I want to be like that person” vicarious living. I know I’m probably not explaining myself very well.

For a woman to go to her hairdressers and say, “cut my hair like this actress” I make a connection to the admiration as a whole. “I want to look like my favorite movie star....I want to THINK like my favorite movie star.”

Seems to me you are doing the same thing by applauding what Jackie Mason has to say.
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...I want to THINK like my favorite movie star...
I think the 2004 election has shown that while people are willing to get their haircut from celebrities, they are not willing to do the same with their vote.
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I think the 2004 election has shown that while people are willing to get their haircut from celebrities, they are not willing to do the same with their vote.

No kidding. Besides the number of carbon blobs who base their vote on what Rosie O'Donnell has to say is probably the same as those who base their vote on Charlton Heston being all cool and holding a gun in his cold dead hands.
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Seems to me you are doing the same thing by applauding what Jackie Mason has to say.

I agreed with what Mason had to say long before he actually made it know.

Best example of the creepy Hollywood disconnect....
Cameron Diaz on Oprah: "If George Bush gets elected, rape will become legal."

'nuff said
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Best example of the creepy Hollywood disconnect....
Cameron Diaz on Oprah: "If George Bush gets elected, rape will become legal."

'nuff said

And again, so what? Only an idiot would take this seriously (to make it influence their political leanings), let alone belief it.
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And again, so what? Only an idiot would take this seriously (to make it influence their political leanings), let alone belief it.
Then why even make the statement? It's the simple fact that she said that bothers me. Take the Dixie Chicks...yes they do have the right to say whatever they wish, BUT, they must be prepared for the consiquences. They spoke, the shit hit the fan and they cried "1st Amendment, 1st Amendment, 1st Amentment!!!" Apparently the consuming public, exercising THEIR 1st Amendment rights, were in someway stepping on the rights of the Dixie Chicks?

And Hollywood wonders why their sales are down?
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Then why even make the statement? It's the simple fact that she said that bothers me. Take the Dixie Chicks...yes they do have the right to say whatever they wish, BUT, they must be prepared for the consiquences. They spoke, the shit hit the fan and they cried "1st Amendment, 1st Amendment, 1st Amentment!!!" Apparently the consuming public, exercising THEIR 1st Amendment rights, were in someway stepping on the rights of the Dixie Chicks?

And Hollywood wonders why their sales are down?

Making stupid statements is not just a character trait of liberal celebrities.
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Originally Posted by MartinBlank
Then why even make the statement? It's the simple fact that she said that bothers me. Take the Dixie Chicks...yes they do have the right to say whatever they wish, BUT, they must be prepared for the consiquences. They spoke, the shit hit the fan and they cried "1st Amendment, 1st Amendment, 1st Amentment!!!" Apparently the consuming public, exercising THEIR 1st Amendment rights, were in someway stepping on the rights of the Dixie Chicks?

And Hollywood wonders why their sales are down?
Why would Hollywood give a fuck if their sales went down?
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