Best of the Left Podcast : (2011/12/21) Our annual collective waste of time (War on the war on Christmas)

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Edition #559

Our annual collective waste of time

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Act 1: Progressives War On Xmas and O'Reilly's Response - Young Turks Air Date: 2010

Song 1: Have I got a present for you - Toby Keith

Act 2: Sam wont cut and run from the war on Christmas - Majority Report Air Date: The Bush Years

Song 2: Christians and Pagans - Dar Williams

Act 3: Fox News Gets Trigger-Happy in the War on Christmas - Media Matters Air Date: 11-9-11

Song 3: Rockin' around the Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

Act 4: War on Xmas - Santa under attack - Countdown Air Date: 12-13-10

Song 4: The holidays are here and we're still at war - Brett Dennen

Act 5: The Blitzkrieg On Grinchitude - Colbert Report Air Date: 2010

Song 5: (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding? - Elvis Costello, Feist, John Legend, Stephen Colbert, Toby Keith & Willie Nelson

Act 6: The ACLU of Tenn. Accused of Terrorism - The Progressive Air Date: 2010

Song 6: Lord's bright blessing - Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol

Act 7: CNN vs. FOX: War on Christmas Edition - Media Matters Air Date: 12-1-11

Song 7: Whoville welcomes Christmas - How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Act 8: Glenn Beck's story of the three wise men - Le Show Air Date: 2010

Act 9: Interview with pro-Christmas activist - Majority Report Air Date: The Bush Years

Song 9: Sleigh ride - Amy Grant

Act 10: Does Fox News hate Baby Jesus? - Media Matters Air Date: 2010

Song 10: Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season - Andy Williams

Act 11: Church and State During the Holidays - The Progressive Air Date: 12-13-11

Song 11: There are much worse things to believe in - Elvis Costello, Feist, John Legend, Stephen Colbert, Toby Keith & Willie Nelson

Act 12: Scrooge was not the hero of 'A Christmas Carol' - Bill Maher Air Date: 11-11-11

Song 12: Walking in the air - The Snowman

Act 13: War on Christmas: Part 4 - Media Matters Air Date: 2010

Song 13: Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) - Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Act 14: Jesus Is a Liberal Democrat - Colbert Report Air Date: 2010

Final comments on a song correction and how people's tribal instincts can result in resentment

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Jay! Tomlinson

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