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Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas (Signed Book)

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15 out of 30 people found this review helpful.

sara is great....the book is excellent....this is it

sara is great....the book is excellent....this is it

posted by ALSNY on November 15, 2013

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18 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fea

Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fear mongering and outright untruths. "An angry atheist with a lawyer is one of the most powerful persons in America." ~ from this book. Americans are not being told who to pray to, where they can pr...
Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fear mongering and outright untruths. "An angry atheist with a lawyer is one of the most powerful persons in America." ~ from this book. Americans are not being told who to pray to, where they can pray, or how. The problem with the premise of this book is that it seems to claim the religious rights of Christians are under assault, but pays no attention to the fact that other religions exist in America, and they are protected from intrusion upon their beliefs as well. Public displays of religion using public funding are not allowed from any religion or sect, not just Christians. "Walgreens’ 24-page nationwide circular used the word holiday 36 times without one mention of Christmas." ~ from this book. If the followers of Sarah Palin want Walgreen's to use the word "Christmas", follow their mantra, use your wallet vote. Persecution of others may be as simple as erecting any religious edifice on public ground, but on private property it is not and cannot be legislated against. This book confuses the issue of public and private so much that the only logical conclusion is that the Author wants her readers to believe that America is a Christian nation in formation, something the framers of the Constitution were vocal against. "To the corruptions of Christianity I am indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself." -Thomas Jefferson, 1803 Recommended related reading: "The Jefferson Bible" by Thomas Jefferson.

posted by American_Veteran on November 13, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2013

    Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fea

    Consistently well thought out manipulations, compounded with fear mongering and outright untruths. "An angry atheist with a lawyer is one of the most powerful persons in America." ~ from this book. Americans are not being told who to pray to, where they can pray, or how. The problem with the premise of this book is that it seems to claim the religious rights of Christians are under assault, but pays no attention to the fact that other religions exist in America, and they are protected from intrusion upon their beliefs as well. Public displays of religion using public funding are not allowed from any religion or sect, not just Christians. "Walgreens’ 24-page nationwide circular used the word holiday 36 times without one mention of Christmas." ~ from this book. If the followers of Sarah Palin want Walgreen's to use the word "Christmas", follow their mantra, use your wallet vote. Persecution of others may be as simple as erecting any religious edifice on public ground, but on private property it is not and cannot be legislated against. This book confuses the issue of public and private so much that the only logical conclusion is that the Author wants her readers to believe that America is a Christian nation in formation, something the framers of the Constitution were vocal against. "To the corruptions of Christianity I am indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself." -Thomas Jefferson, 1803 Recommended related reading: "The Jefferson Bible" by Thomas Jefferson.

    18 out of 48 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2013

    This book should not be tossed aside lightly, it should be throw

    This book should not be tossed aside lightly, it should be thrown with great force. While Palin rants about her war on Christmas and not being able to understand that greetings extend to people from all walks of life. I find it offensive that she speaks of the commercialization of Christmas but yet is cashing in on a book. This is all hypocrisy!

    16 out of 42 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2013

    I do not see any value in this book. People speaking of the comm

    I do not see any value in this book. People speaking of the commercialization of Christmas has been with us for decades. There is no war on Christmas! While others are being told that there is, the rest of us will be decorating our trees and baking.

    15 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 18, 2013

    A book of venom and bitterness and nothing uplifting or helpful.

    A book of venom and bitterness and nothing uplifting or helpful.

    14 out of 33 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 23, 2013

    The usual crock from the folks making money from the non-existin

    The usual crock from the folks making money from the non-existing "war against Christmas". 

    13 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    no zero star option??

    no zero star option??

    11 out of 19 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2013

    Same old recycled stories and sound bytes, accompanied by photos

    Same old recycled stories and sound bytes, accompanied by photos and stuff we already knew. Disappointed.

    11 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    pure rubbish and I wouldn't expect anything other than that from

    pure rubbish and I wouldn't expect anything other than that from Mrs. Palin. Then again, given the fact that she is incapable of stringing together a coherent sentence, I highly doubt she even wrote this book or the last 2 for that matter. Phoney war on Christmas is all in her head but way to cash in, Sarah! just in time! - very savvy.

    9 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2013

    Happy Holidays. Dear Ms. Palin, there is no War on Christmas.

    Happy Holidays.


    Dear Ms. Palin, there is no War on Christmas. And there are no Good Tidings or Great Joy in this book. Just hate and prejudice.

    7 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 5, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    There is no war on Christmas, it's nothing media created silline

    There is no war on Christmas, it's nothing media created silliness.

    6 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2013

    Terrible book. Don't waste your money.

    Terrible book. Don't waste your money.

    5 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2014

    I find it ironic that the majority of people who actually enjoye

    I find it ironic that the majority of people who actually enjoyed this book cannot form comprehensible sentences. As the other reviewers have said before me, there is no war on Christmas. I think some people need to get the idea into their tiny heads that there are other religions in America, which are "attacked" as much as Christianity, if not more.  Finally, to those who love the book: I'm going to take delight in saying that Sarah Palin probably didn't write it anyway. 

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2013

    awful. boring from the start and not even slightly accurate when

    awful. boring from the start and not even slightly accurate when it comes to the facts. dont waste your money

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2013

    Drivel

    Sarah needs a new ghost writer and some other gig than politics. She seems to be quite stupid and money hungry. Then again, she is great a spewing word salads that make absolutely no sense at all.

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 2, 2014

    Please, someone buy this book, so I won't see it in the signed b

    Please, someone buy this book, so I won't see it in the signed book section. It has been month, please buy it and burn it, so I won't see it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Simplistic. Christmas, and Christian values are alive and well a

    Simplistic. Christmas, and Christian values are alive and well and really don't need Ms. Palin to protect them. That's what Fox News is there for.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 29, 2013

    It saddens me to see Ms. Palin continuing to her crusade to divi

    It saddens me to see Ms. Palin continuing to her crusade to divide America, this time using a phony "War on Christmas".

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2014

    Wrong price for below three dollar list

    Dont hit buy till check

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2014

    Trailer Park memories...

    Love the heart warming stories about Pa returning to the trailer with the Christmas possum and moonshine during Sarah's early childhood. Who knew that Sarah's favorite gift was a Confederate flag?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2013

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