Posts tagged "Keep Fear"


Keeping Fear Alive: Colbert’s (And Everyone’s) Christmas Krampus

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The Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude – Hallmark & Krampus
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An impressively perceptive–even if rapacious–anthropological move by Hallmark last year (“This isn’t the year that any of us hoped for”), and an equally grounded card idea from Colbert.

My favorite line: “Everytime a bell rings, a Krampus torments a child with rusty chains.” To the Krampus in us all! “God help us, everyone!”

Colbert: Jesus Is a Liberal Democrat

Pretty funny (and on target), as always, from Stephen Colbert. The best line, however: “if this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor, either we’ve got to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are or we’ve got to acknowledge that he commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition…and then admit that we just don’t want to do it.”

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Jimmy Cliff’s Heavy Burden

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Jimmy Cliff

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I love Stephen Colbert! His retort of “I’ll take faith and grace” to Jimmy Cliff’s desire to be judged on the scorecard of truth and facts is so perfect I almost can’t stand it. This interview brings to mind Jesus’ words: “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light” (Matthew 11:29-30).

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