so that was christmas

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December 26, 2005
Christmas Followup of the Moment
Slate had two good pieces about the "War on Christmas" how silly it is that the right can make up some kind of persecution complex about it, and how it forgets that for years, the "War Against Christmas" was mostly waged by various Christian sects who disliked all that paganism sneaking into their religion.

Link of the Moment
PC World presents the best 50 gadgets of the past 50 years. A pretty cool can forget how neat some of this stuff was when it first came out.

Irritating News of the Moment
Police bust Supermarket Open on Christmas, even though the staff there is largely Asian. Yay Blue Laws! Heaven forbid we take away anyone's chance to think about Jesus, no matter what they actually believe.